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As young people struggle to enter the labour market, colleges and other providers are doing all they can to help their students become more employable. But what if...
The one major problem with burying your head in the sand … it raises your backside in the air. This provides a perfect target for people to start...
As half of the 1,700 people arrested after the August riots were under 21, colleges may find that some of their students or applicants were involved.  Can colleges...
Young people are full of contradictions.  Confident, yet uncertain.  Outgoing, but easily embarrassed . Streetwise, yet naïve.  Talk to them about S E X and all their contradictions...
Monitoring apprentices is critical to high completion and success rates. Having committed a further £222 million to vocational training earlier in the year, apprenticeship schemes are undoubtedly high...
Like any other company, business or organisation FE colleges are open to as much reputation tarnishing as any other brand.  However by managing your social media presence and...
It won’t be easy. It’s at best confusing and contradictory, and at worst – morally deficient. As part of the government’s further education reform program, they have made...
The latest bundle of Papers which came out from Government over the summer on FE reform pose more questions than answers, nearly 60 questions in all covering most...
The Bureaucracy Busters, rated PG, coming soon to employers and training providers near you? This is the latest in the Coalition’s on-going saga of deregulation and slashing red...
It is an honour to be able to pay tribute to Alan Tuckett, who retired from the National Institute for Adult Continuing Education on Wednesday after serving 23...
Over the summer the annual accounts of the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) were published (click here). If anyone was interested in them, they would have read that these...

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