Apprenticeships, Long read, net zero, Skills reform

Chris Claydon, CEO, JTL

Chris Claydon has a biography better suited to James Bond than to the chief executive of a training provider...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Apprenticeships, Long read

1 in 10 established apprenticeships fail to recruit a single apprentice

Employers speak out about "risk averse" training providers and "complex processes" preventing apprenticeship recruitment

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Apprenticeships, Long read, Skills reform

Investigation: Why care training is in crisis, and the solutions are falling short

The social care system is at breaking point with more than 165,000 vacancies. The government wants more apprentices to...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Long read, WorldSkills

Neil Bentley-Gockmann, WorldSkills UK

Neil Bentley-Gockmann is extremely proud of pivoting the focus of WorldSkills UK’s from one big showstopping annual competition event...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Adult education, Levelling Up, Long read

Multiply – The maths scheme that doesn’t yet add up

The flagship Multiply programme, aimed at adults with poor numeracy skills, is failing to attract learners, reports Jessica Hill....

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Colleges, Long read, SEND, Skills reform

The ‘painfully shy’ kid who became deputy principal

Those who work in FE often hold a special place in their heart for the sector. None more so...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Long read

ETF chief executive Katerina Kolyva

The Education and Training Foundation’s new chief executive Katerina Kolyva has taken the helm at a “pivotal moment”, guiding...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Long read

College group offloads MAT amid compliance review

Multiple internal and external investigations and a complete relationship breakdown contribute to sponsor change

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Colleges, Long read, Students

Demand for student support soars as the cost of living crisis bites

Josh was a talented bricklaying student with dreams of running his own building firm. Then his mother lost one...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill