Solving the productivity puzzle: what can we learn from Russia?
The WorldSkills competition has been a springboard for some countries to reform and develop their skills training, writes Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann,...
DR NEIL BENTLEY-GOCKMANN OBE
CEO Worldskills UK
Insolvency could have been avoided had the ESFA spotted Hadlow College’s crippling loans in 2017
This week the government published the FE Commissioner’s Hadlow College findings and recommendations, based on four visits in February. The description...
Editor, FE Week
My main priority is the students in Hadlow college insolvency
The application for educational administration by Hadlow College is a watershed moment for FE. It will be the first time the College...
MP for Tonbridge and Malling
Facing up to the challenges of the reformed functional skills
The new qualifications will be ready for teaching from September 1. Some aspects have stayed the same, but you need to...
Head of Product Development, Skillsfirst Awards
Too many prisoners may still fall through the education net
The Coates review recommended wide-ranging changes to prison education. So how are things progressing? Not as quickly as they should, says...
Head of policy, Prisoners’ Education Trust
What to expect as the T-level Transition prepares for take-off
In terms of ensuring a pipeline for T-levels and enabling more young people to access level 3 study, the T-level Transition...
Senior policy manager, AoC
Why #LoveourColleges should be redundant
The second celebratory seven-day #LoveourColleges, held this week, has been about showing the impact of further education and underlining the need...
Dr Julie Mills
Principal, Milton Keynes College
Hadlow College scandal and government response is an FE watershed moment
FE Week’s story of Hadlow College being the first to be taken through a new education insolvency regime is a massive...
Editor, FE Week
How colleges can encourage more students to be active
A large scale survey published today reveals that most FE students are not meeting the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines for adult...
Managing director, AoC Sport
A culture of inclusion can drive more women into STEM apprenticeships
UK business needs to create a virtuous circle of positive change, says Ben Farmer, with successful women becoming inspirational role models...
Head of HR, UK Corporate, Amazon