FE Experts

The pre-general election AoC manifesto makes a number of requests to the next Government. Richard Atkins outlines the key points and underlying message. With just six months to...
A system of ‘Local Offers’ for children and adults with special educational needs went live in September. Kathryn Rudd reviews the progress and finds worrying results. For young...
Proposals to change the way traineeship providers are funded were rejected following the government’s eight-week consultation on the issue. Andy Gannon explains what this, plus some of the...
A review of English and maths accreditation is welcome, but should not result in new qualifications, says Charlotte Bosworth. In the Skills Minister Nick Boles’ introduction to his...
Andrew Morris looks at how problems affecting FE practitioners are being a tackled with an appreciation of the need for evidence, and how this evidence might be used...
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg fleshed out his idea, first revealed in February, for a UCas-style system for post-16 vocational learning this month. Mary Curnock describes the progress...
The march towards a digital future is not in doubt, but how colleges stay on course is the cause of many a sleepless night for those in the...
The principal of a large and well-established FE college writes about life at the top — the worries, the hopes, the people and the issues they have to...
Employability is the added value that colleges can give learners — but just how well are they fulfilling this task? The Mindset Group of colleges is hoping it...

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