Opinion

The skills sector needs to remove its apprenticeship blinkers

The skills sector is still stuck on seeing apprenticeships as a NEET policy rather than the industrial strategy policy...

JL Dutaut
MANDY CRAWFORD-LEE
Feature, News

The future of colleges: Can edtech deliver its utopia?

Technology has transformed further education. But at what cost, asks JL Dutaut. The history of edtech is after all...

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Profiles

Profile: Ali Hadawi

Ali Hadawi left FE for business. But as the principal of Central Bedfordshire College tells Jess Staufenberg, something just...

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
Opinion

Only localism can unlock the skills sector’s true potential

With manifestos being furiously written and further and adult education in the spotlight, national policymakers could be missing an...

JL Dutaut
ANNA ROUND
Opinion

Adult education needs a vision to break the cycle of disadvantage

A looming Brexit makes it easy to see why adult education is at the centre of election policy battleground,...

JL Dutaut
SARAH WAITE
Opinion

GE2019: Simplify the sector and put colleges at the heart of communities

What would you tell the leaders of the major political parties about needed policy changes in further education? The...

JL Dutaut
SHELAGH LEGRAVE
Opinion

GE2019: Learning escalators and skills wallets

Political parties are finally waking up to a crisis in the skills sector, writes Stephen Evans. Whichever way this...

JL Dutaut
Stephen Evans
Opinion

GE2019: A chance to transform colleges

This election comes at a critical time for further education, writes Ian Pretty. We must press for a commitment...

JL Dutaut
IAN PRETTY
Profiles

Profile: Zamzam Ibrahim

Zamzam Ibrahim took over at the National Union of Students in turbulent times. But the new president is far...

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut