• Ofsted warned before annual report of worsening employer provider performance

    Ofsted has been warned before the launch of its annual report that it will need to “work hard” to drive up standards among employer-providers, whose overall performance has got even worse. There were 20 employer-providers inspected by Ofsted in 2016/17, and a disappointing 55 per cent received a grade three or four, below the level

    18.38 Dec. 12th, 2017 | News

  • Wellbeing applies to staff as well as students

    Improving staff wellbeing is not only vital to college success, it’s our moral duty as FE leaders, says Stuart Rimmer At the recent AOC annual conference, its president Ian Ashman declared 2016/17 the year of mental health in FE. This was an important, welcome and long overdue step that has been superbly received by the

    5.00 Jan. 7th, 2017 | Opinion