Shane Mann

  • AAC 2021 | An opportunity to look to recovery and the future of apprenticeships

    At the FE Week Annual Apprenticeship Conference (AAC) in 2020 we all gathered in Birmingham knowing that it was highly likely the impact of being hit by a global health pandemic would shut down the country for a short while. However, never in a million years did I think that we would have spent the

    16.48 Apr. 12th, 2021 | News, Opinion

  • FE White Paper In-Depth | Webcast recordings

    Access all the recordings of our FE White Paper In-depth series.  A free webcast update series from FE Week, in partnership with NOCN, to provide an overview of the Government’s FE White Paper (Skills for jobs) and what it means for the FE & Skills sector. RECORDINGS 2 March – Need for an FE White

    14.41 Mar. 16th, 2021 | Events, News

  • BTEC Awards 2021: Deadline Extended

    You now have until Friday 16 April (midnight GMT) to submit a nomination for the BTEC Awards 2021.  We know this year has been filled with uncertainty and challenge, and we’re keen to hear how your centre has supported staff and learners through it. It’s quick and easy to enter the BTEC Awards – and

    10.27 Apr. 1st, 2021 | News

  • Festival of Education goes virtual for 2021

    This year’s Festival of Education will take place online and will be free to watch. It was hoped that the June event, which was cancelled last year because of the pandemic, would go ahead on its usual site at Wellington College in Berkshire. But plans have been adapted following government guidance. The virtual festival will

    0.04 Mar. 5th, 2021 | News

  • Escape from the lockdown with the AELP Spring Conference 2021

    Just 10 days after the official return to learning, the AELP Spring Conference 2021 on Thursday, 18 March has all the up-to-date information and guidance which a provider practitioner needs.  The only thing we can’t guarantee ITP delegates is a home testing kit for covid! There is so much to do to ensure a safe

    9.37 Mar. 2nd, 2021 | News

  • NAW 2021 | FE White paper & the next phase of apprenticeship reform (recording)

    Yesterday afternoon a group of sector leaders and policymakers took part in an FE Week roundtable to mark National Apprenticeship Week. The roundtable, in partnership with NCFE, was an opportunity to debate and explore the impact of the FE white paper published last month on apprenticeships. Watch now Roundtable Title: Quantity AND quality: FE White

    11.19 Feb. 10th, 2021 | News

  • Reflecting on the changes of teaching in 2020

    The year of 2020 has changed the face of learning and development, with training providers all over the world forced to move classrooms online to teach, access and collaborate. However, as we move into 2021, and almost a year on from our first lockdown, why are we still faced with the same challenges? Limited progress

    9.31 Jan. 23rd, 2021 | News, Sponsored post

  • Nominations are open for the 11th Annual BTEC Awards

    (Advertorial) | Your chance to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of BTEC learners and educators around the world in an unprecedented year As 2020 draws to a close, it’s my pleasure to announce that we have just opened the nominations for the 2021 BTEC Awards.  It’s a real highlight of every year for me

    10.54 Nov. 30th, 2020 | News

  • The show must go on: online resources to support delivery during lockdown 2.0

    With Boris Johnson announcing a second national lockdown on Saturday, we continue to face much uncertainty and disruption to our delivery of education and it is hard to imagine there will be mush change this academic year – a reality Michael Gove reflected over the weekend. Although schools, colleges, providers, and universities will remain open,

    13.10 Nov. 6th, 2020 | News

  • New Esports BTEC a game-changer (sponsored)

    The billion-dollar market for competitive video gaming is continuing to rise, with new jobs requiring fresh talent. And it’s not just about playing – like sports, the sector requires those with transferable skills in marketing, sales, coaching, commentary, editing and lots more. To facilitate this, new esports BTECs from Pearson and the British Esports Association

    12.40 Oct. 17th, 2020 | News

  • SPONSORED: Helping providers recover from the impact of Coronavirus

    The AELP Business Recovery Conference on 9-10 September 2020 is the flagship skills event of the year.  Presented online via Zoom, keynote speakers include: Apprenticeships and skills minister Gillian Keegan Shadow skills minister Toby Perkins West Midlands mayor Andy Street ESFA apprenticeships director Peter Mucklow CBI UK policy director Matthew Fell AELP chairman Martin Dunford.

    9.04 Sep. 1st, 2020 | News, Opinion