Open conversations about sexual harassment can tackle victim blaming
Taking a restorative approach so learners can say what they really think about sexual harassment is a powerful starting point, writes...
safeguarding coordinator, East Coast College
Three ways to replace in-work careers experience for your students
Virtual reality technology and collaborative projects can keep students switched on to careers, writes David Chapman It’s no wonder many young...
vice principal, Aston University Engineering Academy and Sixth Form
Mainstream colleges can be daunted by the prospect of supporting blind students
Childhood vision impairment is very rare, so colleges are often inexperienced in best practice around supporting blind students, writes Caireen Sutherland...
principal education officer, Royal National Institute of Blind People
The DfE must realise the arts are key to the future of engineering
Many of the skills and behaviours in creative digital qualifications are transferrable to the STEM sector, writes Ann Marie Spry An...
Ann Marie Spry
vice principal, Leeds City College
Let’s not undermine a much-needed and loved institution
The triple whammy facing the much-loved Northern College can be avoided, writes Sue Pember, a former DfE director who now leads...
Policy director, HOLEX
FE colleges need to seek advice from environmental sustainability experts
Teaching sustainability will increase student employment prospects – but we’re still not doing it properly, writes Dora Martínez Carbonell Sustainability has...
Dora Martínez Carbonell
sustainability initiatives co-ordinator, West Suffolk College
Here are 3 lessons Covid taught us about learners with autism
Transition from school to college in particular needs to be improved for students with autism, writes Jeannie Christina Many of our...
lead learning and assessment support coordinator, South & City College Birmingham
The DfE should follow up some recommendations in the Commission on Race
The Commission on Race has many shortcomings but there are interesting suggestions in the section on education and training, write Jeff...
Jeff Greenidge and David Hughes
head of diversity, Association of Colleges and the Education and Training Foundation and chief executive, Association of Colleges
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...
CEO, CITY & GUILDS GROUP
If your college isn’t in a careers hub, here’s the evidence it should be
Colleges already do well with employer links, but new research shows they have a better chance with the hub model, writes...
Oli de Botton
chief executive, The Careers & Enterprise Company