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What lessons should teachers and managers in education and training learn from one of the most appalling race murders in recent British history? What gains can we salvage...
In honour of the new strapline for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, FE Week asked two further education (FE) experts, David Hughes, chief executive of NIACE,...
In honour of the new strapline for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, FE Week asked two further education (FE) experts, David Hughes, chief executive of NIACE,...
There are now over 100 million active Twitter users – but is your college principal one of them? If not, should they be, and so for that matter...
In my previous life as a college tutor, January was always the month of the annual student awards evening. Each year we would dutifully send in our list...
The conduct of exam boards and freelance examiners has been subject to much scrutiny following the Daily Telegraph’s recent exposé. Video footage submitted by undercover reporters has shown chief...
Employers are to be given £250 million of colleges’ funding. Shocking. But hang on: what funding is it that colleges are entitled to? Of course all good employers...
With the Chancellor’s Autumn Financial Statement now out of the way, budgets are being set for different parts of the education system. First out of the blocks has...
This conference season has felt particularly ‘anti-school’. Don’t get me wrong, there’s always been an element of schools bashing, but this year it feels more desperate, and I...
You may think that continuing professional development (CPD) is the bane of many teachers’ lives, and you may even have overheard it being described as one of the...
History. Everyone and everywhere has one. We all do. We like telling stories. In fact we define our lives through stories. We are surrounded by them: anecdotes, jokes,...

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