Evie Hayes

  • SPONSORED: Ofqual VTQ consultation – what does this mean for the future of assessment?

    Ofqual VTQ consultation – what does this mean for the future of assessment? Stewart Foster, Chief Operating Officer and Responsible Officer at NCFE The past 12 months have certainly brought about their fair share of challenges, and from an education point of view, especially as an awarding organisation, the challenge of how to adapt teaching

    14.48 Mar. 29th, 2021 | Sponsored post

  • SPONSORED: Five things you need to know about delivering T Levels

    T Levels bring with them important new expectations of educators, says Zac Aldridge, NCFE’s operations director for technical education   It hardly needs stating that beginning to teach the first T Levels in this, of all years, poses challenges for providers.  If the position of T Levels in the senior leadership team’s league table of

    11.43 Jan. 26th, 2021 | Sponsored post

  • The C-word that means much more than ‘could do better’

    Labour’s new commission is a chance to establish truly integrated lifelong learning, says Joyce Black The first three months of 2019 have shown us that C can mean celebration, centenary and, of course, commission. Lifelong learning is the thread that brings them all together. Three important adult education organisations are celebrating this year: the Open

    5.00 Mar. 27th, 2019 | Opinion

  • Let's embrace a four nations approach to skills

    The new Four Nations College Alliance will help colleges go beyond their borders to learn more about best practice and common issues, says Ewart Keep Last month FE Week covered the launch of the joint report by the UK’s four college associations – Developing a Four Nations College Blueprint for a post-Brexit economy. The report

    5.00 Feb. 10th, 2019 | Opinion

  • Colleges are at last getting the recognition they deserve

    The outgoing chair of the AoC reflects on the past six years of FE policy and practice I was honoured to become chair of the Association of Colleges in January 2013. Like most people who work in our colleges, to me further education is a vocation and a passion. The role that colleges play; the

    5.00 Dec. 16th, 2018 | Opinion