Now is FE’s chance to deliver higher technical education
The FE white paper gives colleges the chance to become high-level providers of technical education as in other countries, writes Ewart...
professor of education, University of Oxford
Here are 4 things the FE White Paper missed out
Verdict on the White Paper? Fine start but requires improvement, writes Stephen Evans “We must put employers’ needs for skills centre...
chief executive, Learning and Work Institute
Never in 37 years have I seen colleges in the limelight like this White Paper
This White Paper is the first glimpse of where further education could be heading – for the better – writes Sally...
president, Association of College
We must steady the ship after the government’s half U-turn
After a week at sea like no other, the next big challenge is teacher-assessed grades, writes David Hughes This week we’ve...
chief executive, Association of Colleges
Thank you to everyone in FE for your extraordinary efforts
Virtual visits during lockdown have revealed many excellent practices to tackle Covid-19 in colleges, writes Gillian Keegan There has never been...
Minister for apprenticeships and skills
We must not confuse competition with choice
For most other European countries, education is deemed too important to leave to market forces, writes David Corke Today we published...
director of education and skills policy, Association of Colleges
How can we be in financial intervention yet ineligible for Covid relief?
Being turned down twice for relief funding feels like we are losing out partly because of our hard work, writes Chris...
deputy chief executive, Bradford College
Ofqual to face grilling by MPs over exams fiasco
Leaders from exams regulator Ofqual will appear in front of MPs next week to answer questions about this year’s exam results...
Colleges and schools cry foul over missing vocational results
Colleges and schools across England are still awaiting the results of some vocational qualifications, despite a promise from government that all...
500 students still awaiting BTEC results
There are still 500 BTEC results “outstanding,” the chief executive of Association of Colleges said this morning. Speaking to ITV’s This...