Evie Hayes

  • 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