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Policy Exchange’s “Crossing the Line” report explores “improving success rates among students retaking English and Maths GCSEs” and is a welcome acknowledgement of the funding difficulties faced in...
Managing director of NOCN, Graham Hasting-Evans, explains why he thinks a fast-approaching government moratorium on approving qualifications will damage employers’ confidence in the system. On August 13, the...
With the winner of the Labour leadership contest set to be announced on September 12, Mick Fletcher analyses how well each candidate understands the challenges facing FE and...
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper explains why she thinks that 21st century education should be more geared towards the workplace. Education — life long education — now more...
Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall looks to the German system for an apprenticeship model that she would like to see followed in this country. My dad left school...
Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham proposes reforming the funding model for post-18 education, including apprenticeships, as part of his vision for FE. This week is a time of...
Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn spells out his vision for FE, which would include a 2 per cent increase in corporation tax to expand lifelong learning. Further education...
Whoever says the summer holidays are a time for people who work in education to kick back and relax has obviously never worked in education, particularly education policy....
The House of Lords Social Mobility Committee has heard from a number of figures related to education and training across its three evidence sessions so far. It has...
The government has made it clear that it wants to help more people off of benefits by supporting them onto higher paid jobs. Chief executive of the Association...
Jo Pretty reflects on a challenging first year in the job after FE Commissioner Dr David Collins recognised the “good start” made by her leadership team as it tries...

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