Opinion

Institutes of Technology freighted with unrealistic ambitions

We’ve had a bit of clarity on the new IoTs, but Mick Fletcher doesn’t want to pop any corks...

Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher
Opinion

Labour won’t reinvent the wheel – good, but which one?

Labour manifesto pledge: Abandon plans for new technical colleges and use funding for more teachers Mick Fletcher argues FOR...

Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher
Opinion

The 157 group has rebranded. Is that it, then?

After much consultation and speculation, the 157 Group announced their new name on Twitter this morning, leaving Mick Fletcher somewhat...

Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher
Opinion

Would we notice if FE was fully privatised?

The recent decision by the Office of National Statistics to label colleges as being in the private sector doesn’t...

Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher
Opinion

Gazelle biting off more than they can chew?

It’s obvious why the latest group to seek to ‘transform’ FE (mere ‘change’ is so last century) should want...

Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher