Jess Staufenberg

  • Forces for good: ex-military impress as trainee lecturers

    Successive governments are not giving up on the idea of getting former military personnel into classrooms, but could FE be a better fit than schools proved to be? Facing a retention crisis and wringing their hands about behaviour standards, education secretaries still find the idea of a sergeant-major whipping students into shape just too tempting.

    5.00 Dec. 3rd, 2019 | Feature, News

  • Careers and Enterprise Company blasted over £200k conference spend

    The Careers and Enterprise Company has been blasted for spending more than £200,000 on two conferences after MPs demanded to know why private sponsorship for such events was not sought instead. The organisation, which was grilled by the education select committee in May over its spending, had a second hearing with MPs this morning, with

    13.19 Nov. 21st, 2018 | News

  • College investigated head of curriculum’s racist tweets yet he kept his job until FE Week started asking questions

    A curriculum head at one of London’s largest colleges sent a string of racist, homophobic and abusive tweets but was allowed to keep his job despite an internal investigation. Glen Maybury, who was head of leisure, health and public services at the City of Westminster College, used his personal Twitter account to make a number

    2.15 Sep. 9th, 2016 | News