Features Team

  • SPONSORED: How to deliver a successful apprenticeship

    Rarely out of the education media, apprenticeships are a hot topic both politically and educationally speaking. Finding the right way to plan, prepare, deliver and assess these new standards in a manner that is attractive to learners and employers alike is one of the biggest challenges facing colleges. Do it right, and an apprenticeship offer can put your

    5.00 Mar. 15th, 2018 | News

  • SPONSORED: NCFE Study Programmes help your 16-19 learners succeed

    We know and understand that choosing the right qualifications to fit your 16-19 cohort and build your vocational curriculum can be challenging and technical education is an area of constant change. NCFE Study Programmes are designed to provide 16 -19 year old learners with a structured and challenging learning experience to support their development and

    5.00 Jan. 17th, 2018 | News

  • SPONSORED: How to prepare for the new data protection laws

    Demand from our further education members for information and advice on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been strong and seems to be increasing as the day draws nearer when it becomes law – 25 May, 2018.  The GDPR is a huge subject with wide-ranging ramifications and colleges have much to get to

    5.00 Jan. 15th, 2018 | News

  • SPONSORED: Search for providers to support India’s skills development

    NOCN Group has launched a nationwide search for UK organisations that can provide technical and implementation support for skill development in India. The government-backed “mapping exercise”, overseen by the leading UK awarding and apprenticeship assessment organisation, will identify organisations with the “capacity, ability and willingness to provide technical and implementation support” across the subcontinent. The

    15.00 Dec. 12th, 2017 | News

  • SPONSORED: Transformative tech for learning providers

    Technologies like Canvas can help learning providers deliver a flexible, student-centred learning approach that focuses on meeting the market’s changing need, which is why we are offering a free trial of our teaching and learning software. Independent Learning Providers (ILPs) have one of the most interesting and challenging jobs in education. Teaching everything from yoga

    5.00 Dec. 5th, 2017 | News

  • SPONSORED: JTL is recruiting trade and training professionals

    What happens when you combine a booming construction industry, a shortage of skilled trade professionals and a fall in net migration from the European Union? You get rapid growth in the demand for apprenticeships – and JTL is leading the way in providing high quality training and development for the next generation of electricians, plumbers

    0.01 Nov. 10th, 2017 | News

  • SPONSORED: Colleges should embrace blended learning

    To remain competitive in an ever-changing FE landscape, colleges must provide an exceptional learning experience – which means investing in learning technology.  We know there are huge differences among teaching staff in the use of digital technologies to support learning. Some hardly use technology at all, others create a few resources for the virtual learning

    14.57 Oct. 9th, 2017 | News

  • SPONSORED: What does the future hold for functional skills?

    Functional Skills are changing, and NCFE is ahead of the game. NCFE Functional Skills come with a fantastic range of resources to support learner achievement rates. With free access to ForSkills Initial Assessment and Diagnostic Tools for every learner, and a guaranteed turnaround of results in six working days, we’re confident that NCFE is the

    5.00 Oct. 16th, 2017 | News

  • Why is there no appeals process for the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers?

    After her company failed to get a place on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, despite its Ofsted ‘good’ rating, Anne-Marie Morris wrote a letter to Sue Husband expressing her sense of injustice at the lack of an appeals process Open letter to Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service, Skills Funding Agency Dear

    16.40 Mar. 16th, 2017 | Opinion