Climate Change

SMEs lack incentive to invest in green skills

Not much is in place to encourage smaller construction businesses to go green, write Andrea Laczik and Kat Emms...

Jess Staufenberg
Andrea Laczik and Kat Emms
Climate Change

DfE climate change strategy: New FE teachers will be required to build sustainability into their teaching

Existing college staff will however not be required to include sustainability into their teaching

Will Nott
Will Nott
AAC2022, Apprenticeships, Climate Change

Apprenticeships in green skills sectors require joined-up thinking

Apprenticeships can only meet our green skills needs if we follow the lead of employers, and link up across...

Jess Staufenberg
Jennifer Coupland
Climate Change, Covid-19

FE has been highly responsive in the pandemic – now to face climate change

With the government’s final climate change strategy due next month, Tim Oates says sound policy is needed for FE...

Jess Staufenberg
Tim Oates
Climate Change

Sustainability is now the ‘fourth functional skill’

Students at AELP’s first-ever green skills summit say sustainability should be learnt alongside English, maths and digital, writes Nichola...

Jess Staufenberg
Nichola Hay
Climate Change

Net zero in FE: ‘Why aren’t we doing this yet?’

With the world’s eyes on the UK at COP26, Jess Staufenberg looks at who’s coming up with a proper...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Climate Change, FE Week Podcast

The FE Week Podcast: Reaching net zero, careers guidance and research in FE

This week Shane is joined by college principal Ian Pryce and the chief operating officer of an independent training...

Jess Staufenberg
FE Week Podcast
Climate Change

Make climate education compulsory and give us £1.5bn to build sustainable campuses, colleges tell government

Their demands have been made in a letter signed by 150 college bosses to prime minister Boris Johnson and...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Climate Change

Colleges ‘key’ to net zero strategy, says government

Ministers are aiming to support 440,000 net zero jobs by 2030

Billy Camden
Billy Camden