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This year’s adult education budget has been a debacle, according to Mark Dawe, who wants the whole process substantially rethought and redesigned to avoid underspending on one hand...
We do not provide our young people with enough information – especially not in terms of money – on their pathways through further and higher education, says David...
Since June, when Anne Milton took on the brief of skills minister, we’ve had all our interview requests either ignored or rejected and questions not fully addressed or...
The first few years of any new qualification are carefully monitored, so your GCSE students haven’t been hurt, says Lesley Davies My overriding priority as a college principal,...
Labour’s proposed new National Education Service could impoverish colleges and disadvantage learners, claims Professor Bill Wardle Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour conference included a rallying call that...
We’ve had a bit of clarity on the new IoTs, but Mick Fletcher doesn’t want to pop any corks just yet The DfE’s latest on the Institutes of...
Our universities provide a good service, but it’s not flexible enough for the needs of everyone, says Paul Feldman It’s known that FE colleges charge less for higher...
It’s not enough just to do the bare minimum, argues Sam Parrett, who believes colleges have a true duty of care With all the dreadful terrorist attacks on...
Having spent considerable time examining Ofsted’s methods, Frank Coffield claims they are invalid, unreliable and unjust. While “unjust” may seem like a strong way to describe an Ofsted...
There are some barriers preventing women from joining college boards, but the evidence shows their involvement boosts success rates. So how do we get them involved? Pauline Odulinski...
Employers are becoming increasingly savvy about what they want from training providers. Annette Allmark explains exactly how to make your pitch stand out and win more business It’s...

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