Rethinking education in the era of the talent economy
A learner-driven revolution in education is unfolding around the world, says Rod Bristow, as Pearson launches its inaugural Global Learner Survey....
President, Pearson UK
Why educational excellence should be an end in itself.
Grappling with new political strategies takes precious time and resources, so we should stay focused on the quest for the best...
Joint Managing Director of FE Associates and former Principal/Chief Executive of Bath College
Practical collaboration must be the way forward for apprenticeships
Apprenticeship schemes should be at the heart of social, educational and economic policy The apprenticeship system in its current state isn’t...
Director of London Progression Collaboration at the Institute for Public Policy Research
“What if FE had a transfer window?” asks Dr Sam Parrett.
Could the football transfer process work in the regulated world of FE? It’s worth a try, says Sam Parrett Watching my...
DR SAM PARRETT OBE
CEO and principal of London South East Colleges
Investing sustainably is everyone’s responsibility
The government’s announcement of extra funding for FE is welcome, but the sector must ensure it is invested sustainably, says Richard...
RICHARD ATKINS CBE
The FE Commissioner
It’s time for FE to stop playing second fiddle
The FE and skills sector has for too long existed in the shadow of higher education, says Gavin Williamson, the new...
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Senior vice president - BTEC and Apprenticeships, Pearson
Come on Eileen – make sure this cannot happen again
It has been nearly a year now since, in November 2018, FE Week first reported that Brooklands College had paid a...
Editor, FE Week
The ‘Forgotten Third’ deserve the dignity of a new type of qualification
In spite of decades of curriculum and qualifications reform, a third of 16-year-olds in England are not awarded a ‘standard pass’...
Chair of the Forgotten Third Commission