Opinion

Reflecting on the departures of the ‘big guns’

Two big guns in the further education and skills sector this week announced plans to step down. The fact…

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Finding the balance for working in partnership

Of the many challenges facing the FE Sector today, getting the right balance between working with private training providers…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

Changing the funding formula for 16-19 learners

Following the closure of the 16-19 funding formula review consultation at the start of the month, FE Week asked…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

Changing the funding formula for 16-19 learners

Following the closure of the 16-19 funding formula review consultation at the start of the month, FE Week asked…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

Discrimination: Time to educate the educated

What lessons should teachers and managers in education and training learn from one of the most appalling race murders…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

David Hughes: Challenges and chances for learners in 2012

In honour of the new strapline for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, FE Week asked two further…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter


Opinion

Toni Pearce: Challenges and chances for learners in 2012

In honour of the new strapline for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, FE Week asked two further…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

Why every college Principal should join the Twittersphere

There are now over 100 million active Twitter users – but is your college principal one of them? If…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

Flexible learning delivery

In my previous life as a college tutor, January was always the month of the annual student awards evening….

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

Shady examiners and suspicious seminars are nothing new

The conduct of exam boards and freelance examiners has been subject to much scrutiny following the Daily Telegraph’s recent…

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Opinion

Employer ownership of skills: a Christmas rant

Employers are to be given £250 million of colleges’ funding. Shocking. But hang on: what funding is it that…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Opinion

The latest plans for FE

With the Chancellor’s Autumn Financial Statement now out of the way, budgets are being set for different parts of…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter