Policy

Comprehensive family learning is essential to unlocking potential

A coalition of organisations from across the adult education, early years and family support sectors is calling for long-term...

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Dr Sue Pember and Juliette Collier
Policy

Post-16 education needs consensus (and better data)

New research shows signs of success in further education, but also a lack of clarity about inequalities and a...

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Luke Sibieta
Policy

Where Greater Manchester leads, others will follow

Greater Manchester’s work towards an integrated technical education system has taken another exciting leap forward

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Coral Grainger and Richard Caulfield
Policy

Four recommendations to build construction’s workforce

Construction is under increasing pressures and a fragmented skills system is a barrier to meeting the challenges

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Graham Hasting-Evans
Policy

8 reasons we shouldn’t use the term ‘provider’ – and what we could say instead

The term ‘provider’ is problematic and we need a new and better one to replace it in our lexicon...

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Sue Pember
Policy

FE needs to be its own most vocal champion – now more than ever

NCFE’s new spotlight report concludes that the sector must prioritise its own needs first - before it can help...

JL Dutaut
Philip Le Feuvre
Policy

Whitehall doesn’t know best – but devolution is harming skills policy

We need to end 'Whitehall knows best' while undoing the harms devolution is doing by dividing our efforts, says...

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Tom Bewick
Policy

Investing in elite post-16 education is a wasted opportunity

What about all the students who are already being left behind by the academic school system, asks Colin Booth

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Colin Booth