Opinion

Let’s have an education and skills commission to advise government

The skills system is crying out for a comprehensive long-term strategy led by experts, writes Sir John Armitt In...

Jess Staufenberg
Sir John Armitt
FE Week Podcast

The FE Week Podcast: Industry and FE, tertiary sector reform and Lifelong Learning Week

This week Shane is joined by Stephen Evans, chief executive at the Learning and Work Institute, and Lynette Leith,...

Jess Staufenberg
The FE Week Podcast
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FE Week Podcast

The FE Week Podcast: Kickstart, 2022 exams and new ministers

In our first episode, we're joined by the Rt Hon Anne Milton and Ali Hadawi

Shane Mann
FE Week Podcast
Opinion

New powers in Skills Bill point to radical loss of autonomy for colleges

Government is taking more control but the Skills Bill will only be a success if young people are kept...

Jess Staufenberg
Angela Donkin
Opinion

The Chancellor did broadly the right thing with the Budget – now to delivery

The government will need to be much quicker delivering what it announced in the Budget last week than its...

Jess Staufenberg
Stephen Evans
Opinion

Showing off the country’s skills is missing from the International Education Strategy

International investors will only help us build back better if the International Education Strategy shows off our workforce skills,...

Jess Staufenberg
Neil Bentley-Gockmann
Opinion

Young people need to be involved in decisions around youth unemployment

Combined authorities and colleges working closely together can help reduce the risk of youth unemployment, write Julie Nugent and...

Jess Staufenberg
Julie Nugent and Gina Patel
News

New DfE Skills Index shows significant decline since 2012

The overall added-value of the FE and skills system in England has fallen from a baseline of 100 in...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino