Opinion

The blurred line between colleges and universities must disappear

Whoever is in power tomorrow will have to deliver on their FE funding commitments and manifesto promises, writes Vanessa...

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VANESSA WILSON
Opinion

Only research can stop more product recalls in FE policy

The prominence of technical and vocational education in this electoral campaign is significant for the sector, writes Andrew Morris,...

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ANDREW MORRIS
Opinion

T-levels aren’t just about economic sense but social justice too

While T-levels have suffered criticism and setbacks, the UK government’s plan to revolutionise vocational education can benefit employers and...

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ALFIE EARLAM
Profiles

Profile: Corrina Hembury

Corrina Hembury has seen it all: Jess Staufenberg meets the training provider managing director who started as an apprentice...

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Opinion

Northern Ireland’s colleges are more important than ever amid Brexit uncertainty

Amid Brexit chaos and the continued suspension of the Stormont assembly, what Northern Ireland’s colleges need most from this...

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MARIE-THÉRÈSE MCGIVERN
Opinion

Colleges need certainty to deliver promise of social mobility

Welsh college principal, Mark Jones has a few requests to put to the new prime minister, and some leadership...

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MARK JONES
Opinion

Employers must be at the heart of the vocational education system

Over the last few years we’ve seen a lot of experimentation with England’s much maligned vocational education system. If...

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TRISTRAM HOOLEY
Opinion

Perceptions of engineering hold the sector back

To highlight the diversity of engineering careers that shape the world around us, the Royal Academy of Engineering recently...

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DR RHYS MORGAN
Opinion

Apprenticeships suffer too many unintended consequences

It seems the three main political parties have fallen out of love with apprenticeships, writes Karen Redhead, and the...

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KAREN REDHEAD