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Joe Baldwin points out failings with new arrangements for SEND learners. While the Children and Families Act and the SEND code of practice both came into force in...
Andrew Beel reflects on his happy memories of WorldSkills and provides some good advice for the latest national team for EuroSkills. After reading the announcement that WorldSkills UK...
Clare Howard explains the best way to get those with learning disabilities into work. The Government’s manifesto pledge to create 3m apprentices has pushed them to the top...
Graham Taylor explains why he is not a fan of government plans for new technical professional education (TPE) routes. George Osborne recently joked (he apparently has a sense...
Nescot governors were not made aware of the contract to pay almost £200,000 to their principal’s husband for 18 months. You would think that having been contacted by...
On the third Monday of every month Dr Sue, Holex director of policy and external relations, answers your questions, backed by the experience of almost a decade as...
Like most FE principals, Anthony Bravo has a keen interest in how technology can help improve teaching. He reflects here on the performance of interactive learning software that...
Barbara McDonough reflects on changes she would like to see for the education and training of prisoners. In recent years, significant improvements have been made in education to...
Those of us in FE with even short memories will remember that the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) was scrapped, along with 47 local LSC councils, to remove...
Julia Von Klonowski looks at how girls could be encouraged into a broader range of digital-related careers. Education, at its best, should allow everyone to have independence of...
Steve Frampton leads a sixth form college which decided against applying for academy status following an area review. He explains here why this decision was taken and advises...

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