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In order to deliver the skilled workers our economy needs, education and industry need to forge closer links, says Paul Kessell-Holland The rapid pace of change in technical...
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Prison education has been sidelined for too long and major change is needed now, says Rob Mills The general election brought us our third justice secretary in under...
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If we really want to develop our economy, we should focus more on the top echelons, suggests Adrian Anderson At the recent AELP June conference there was a...
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The countries with the best apprenticeships in the world have far more training than we do in the UK, explains Tom Richmond Now that Ofsted expects numeracy to...
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Off-the-job training rules are inflexible and hard to enforce. They need urgent reform, argues Sue Pittock Who first thought up the 20 per cent off-the-job training requirement, which...
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Small training providers like the Friends Centre in Brighton are struggling under the current AEB uncertainty, writes Helen Osborne The recent partial invitation to tender for the Adult...
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It is apprentices who will pay the price for bad decision making – so involve us, says Poppy Wolfarth The apprentice panel atthe Institute for Apprenticeships recently had...
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Ofsted recently lauded the Grimsby Institute Group’s outcomes for 14- to 16-year-old learners as ‘outstanding’. Paul Thundercliffe, headteacher of the school they opened in 2015, explains how they...
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There has been a marked increase in refusals to assess young people for education, health and care plans. Fixing this will require a shift in attitude from government,...
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Demand for health and care apprenticeships is set to soar, yet providers seem unprepared to grasp these business opportunities, says Sally Garbett The 2013 Cavendish Review identified significant...
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Getting more women into leadership positions is a multifaceted challenge, but there are some practical steps leaders in FE can take, writes Pauline Odulinski We are all familiar...