FE Week Podcast

The FE Week Podcast: Plans for higher education, adult participation in FE and Ofsted

This week Shane is joined by three guests, to cover three particularly interesting topics: Ed Reza Schwitzer, former DfE...

Jess Staufenberg
The FE Week Podcast
Opinion

The immigration system is blocking FE learners from reaching HE

Colleges need to appoint a member of staff who understands migrant status issues, writes Vanessa Joshua “I came out...

Jess Staufenberg
Vanessa Joshua
Opinion

Let’s have a collective post-18 system for HE and FE

The lifelong loan entitlement will fail if policy doesn’t remove other barriers for students, writes Tim Blackman Colleges Week...

Jess Staufenberg
Tim Blackman
Opinion

If colleges are not careful, HE will muscle in on their territory

The FE sector is already beleaguered, but market forces will soon see universities trying to carve themselves out a...

Expert Contributor
EWART KEEP
News

Colleges recognised for outstanding higher education provision

Two colleges have received gold medals recognising their outstanding higher education provision in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework ratings....

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Opinion

HE has a HESA – why can’t FE have a FESA?

A “data deficit” is responsible for the persistent failure of UK skills policy, explains Andy Norman, who wants to...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

How FE can help prepare the UK’s next generation of doctors

Medicine has long been the near-exclusive preserve of higher education, but the QAA’s Julie Mizon has big plans to...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

FE should be front and centre in post-18 education review

Derby College Group’s historic Roundhouse campus was chosen by the Prime Minister’s Office to host the announcement of a...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Huge expansion of higher education in colleges expected to follow post-18 funding review

The Association of Colleges hopes a new review of post-18 education and funding announced by the prime minister will...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord