We must embrace new modes of delivery for our under-pressure learners

We must embrace the power of edtech to avoid pressures on learners having a negative impacts on social mobility…

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Mark McKenna
Staffroom – Opinion

Using immersive technologies in training for specialist roles

Our pioneering project has shown how immersive tech can support assessment and workplace learning

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Rebecca Weeks
specialist colleges

The specialist FE sector should have its own clear ministerial brief

The status quo of specialist further education falling through the cracks of ministerial responsibility has gone on for long…

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Clare Howard

Neurodiversity in the workplace will stall without support from FE

The latest Neurodiversity Index shows substantial barriers to workplace inclusion remain – and FE can play an important role…

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Kirstie Donnelly
Careers education

Great Gatsby: Creating the conditions for apprentices’ professional growth

An action research project has helped us hone in on how best to support apprentices on their ongoing learning…

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Sarah Boyd
Staffroom – Opinion

The Staffroom. Feel the fear and gather student feedback anyway

It’s natural to have mixed feelings about student feedback on our practice, but it can be done in a…

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Thomas Rea


Will the UK Shared Prosperity Fund go over the cliff edge in 2025?

All main parties must commit now to renewing this vital funding or there won’t be enough time to put…

JL Dutaut
Ian Ross

Debating one-word judgments shouldn’t overshadow Ofsted’s Big Listen

Plenty can be done to improve inspections in areas where there is broad consensus among FE and skills providers

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Simon Ashworth

Ticket to ride: Further education gets its chance to trial maths mastery

A new EEF-funded trial could be just the ticket to start combatting negative attitudes to maths that are deeply…

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Tim Leunig

What I won by taking part in WorldSkills UK competitions

All further education tutors should look at their learners as potential candidates for what is an unparalleled learning journey

JL Dutaut
Lewis Newton

Pioneering employer partnerships have helped us plug the SEND budget gap

Paul Cook explains how his specialist college has leveraged private sector funding to help plug the funding gap for…

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Paul Cook
Staffroom – Opinion

A more sustained approach to sustainability through CPD

Embedding sustainability into teacher development is key to our success in creating a college-wide culture or ecological stewardship

JL Dutaut
Charlie Simmans