Why we’re planning to allocate UCAS tariff points to apprenticeships

UCAS is launching a consultation on its proposal to expand their tariff to apprenticeships. Here's our rationale

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Lindsay Conroy

Let’s arm students with the skills to shape their futures

Further education is a beacon of human rights education – but knowledge of these must be complemented with the...

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Dan Shercliff
Staffroom - Opinion

What I’ve learned about getting student voice right

Gail Pringle shares her top tips to ensure student voice activity engages the whole college community and leaves a...

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Gail Pringle

When to flex your governance arrangements – and how to do it

Why your college should consider governance innovation in response to specific circumstances – even if it doesn’t fit your...

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Ian Valvona and Melissa Drayson

We must cautiously embrace AI to ensure its benefits are shared

Instead of taking pro- and anti- stances, we must prepare learners for a world in which AI is the...

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Debra Gray and Paul McKean
level 3

We need more than ‘pause and review’ from Labour – and we need it now

Our campaign has all but secured a post-election pause and review of level 3 qualification defunding. Now the opposition...

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James Kewin

Why we joined the Research College Group – and you should too

If we want to fully and finally get past the ‘invisibility’ of research in FE, we must join together...

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Kerry Scattergood
Staffroom - Opinion

Why every teacher needs a hinterland – and everyone benefits from it

Teachers’ interests outside the classroom are important nourishment for their wellbeing and a source of inspiration for their learners

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David Murray

An evidence-based approach to equality, diversity and inclusion

Hearing the voices of our whole community has helped us embed a genuinely inclusive ethos that has benefited our...

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Arinola Edeh