Victoria Boyle

  • SPONSORED: Pearson Digital Live: Evolving Education | 26–29 April 2021

    Following the success of last year’s event, Pearson is thrilled to announce our free virtual Digital Live conference is back this spring, taking place between 26-29 April. Join us as we reflect on a year of unprecedented digital transformation and explore what next – from practical ideas to exploring the latest innovations.  Our theme for this event

    12.30 Apr. 19th, 2021 | Sponsored post

  • SPONSORED: What does inclusivity in education look like?

    After this last year, more people are aware that just because we’re in this together, doesn’t mean we all have the same experience or opportunities.   How can we know what someone else is experiencing unless we try to understand it and how can we create equal opportunities if we don’t know the barriers that stand

    16.29 Feb. 5th, 2021 | Sponsored post

  • New polling shows Gen Z and adults want a choice of learning options

    The careers and skills landscapes were changing before 2020 – and, as with so many things, the pandemic has accelerated this. The make-up of the workforce will continue to evolve in the coming months and years with greater automation, a shift to digital enabled roles and growth, contraction and transformation happening across many business sectors. This all has a knock-on impact on

    13.13 Dec. 11th, 2020 | News, Sponsored post

  • SPONSORED: Employability must start with accessibility 

    With the potential for even more lockdown life ahead of us, the adaptations made to the UK’s business infrastructure to remain operational seem set to remain for some time. Alongside this has been a hard lesson in humility and humanity that, coupled with our newfound affinity for tech-enabled workspaces, may prove to be the most advantageous of the changes from which there should be no going

    13.04 Nov. 16th, 2020 | Sponsored post

  • We cannot lose sight of the long-term unemployed (sponsored)

    In October, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that the unemployment rate in the UK continues to increase and is at its highest level in three years. Many are bracing themselves for a further increase in these figures come 31st October onwards, with the end of the furlough scheme and ongoing local lockdown measures.

    9.23 Oct. 22nd, 2020 | News, Opinion, Sponsored post

  • SPONSORED: 5 things that make a brilliant 16-19 employability programme

    We’re keen to work with like minded organisations to help learners boost their skills, confidence and go the distance – read more Employer engagement A brilliant 16-19 employability programme should start with the end in mind: which jobs are learners intending to get when they complete? Involve employers in curriculum design  Employers welcome the chance

    11.00 Sep. 18th, 2020 | Sponsored post

  • Edtech specialist puts expertise to good use to support sector through COVID-19 pandemic

    Since 2005, Skills Forward has been pioneering new ways of working for the education and skills sector; enabling digital delivery of skills assessments for colleges, training providers and organisations, and supporting the sector through periods of great change. As the business celebrates its 15th anniversary in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Skills Forward is

    12.12 Apr. 30th, 2020 | Sponsored post

  • It's everyone's role in colleges to embrace cyber security

    Hannah H from National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) tells us why it’s vital that everyone in the FE sector understands their own role in protecting their networks The possible impact of a cyber incident Like all organisations, colleges are increasingly reliant on IT and technology and, as a result, are falling victim to a range

    5.00 Oct. 7th, 2019 | Opinion

  • Increasing transparency will improve students' learning

    Financial mismanagement and substandard teaching provision are often co-symptomatic. Enhanced financial transparency will help address financial mismanagement among poor-performing colleges, as well as improve educational experiences and outcomes, says Lawrence Barton. Barely a week goes by without news of yet another further education college navigating its way into financial difficulty, either through mismanagement or impropriety.

    5.00 Oct. 5th, 2019 | Opinion

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