Opinion

Apprenticeship take-ups suffer from pro-university data bias

The Government’s continued failure to deliver on its own apprenticeship take-up target is, in part, a symptom of its...

JL Dutaut
LAWRENCE BARTON
Profiles

Profile: Anna Morrison

Jess Staufenberg meets an unconventional leader on a mission to unpick the apprenticeships system Many education leadership success stories...

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Opinion

Radical college reform is inevitable. Let’s embrace it

There is broad agreement that the FE sector needs radical reform, yet little consensus on the detail. But what...

JL Dutaut
DR ANN LIMB, CBE DL
Opinion

Improving teacher wellbeing requires commitment at all levels

A range of factors have made FE a less happy place over the past decade. There are strategies we...

JL Dutaut
KIRSTI LORD
Opinion

A new beginning for apprenticeships or business as usual?

The general election delivered a landslide for the Conservatives. But what does it all mean for apprenticeships and training,...

JL Dutaut
RICHARD ALBERG
Climate Change

The future of colleges: Is the sector ready for the climate emergency?

The college sector will play a major role in transitioning the economy to meet carbon reducation targets. But are...

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Opinion

T Levels: positive preparations continue but challenges remain

Support for T levels remains buoyant among schools, colleges and independent training providers, but the qualifications still face a...

JL Dutaut
SUZANNE STRAW
Opinion

NDAs: demystifying the notorious ‘gagging’ order

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are often perceived as a tool to suppress or cover up inappropriate behavior, writes Tom Long....

JL Dutaut
TOM LONG
Opinion

Colleges need to recognise incremental progress in GCSE resits

The GCSE resits policy continues to be controversial, but it’s really a matter of emphasis, writes Bill Jones. To...

JL Dutaut
BILL JONES