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  • Should the UK make ethnicity pay gap reporting mandatory? September 20, 2021
    Ethnicity pay gap reporting  MPs will be debating today (20 Sept) whether the UK should make ethnicity pay gap reporting mandatory. Ann Francke, Chief Executive of the Chartered Management Institute, said: “While there has been some progress on the ethnicity pay gap in recent years, companies across the UK are still not as representative as […]
  • Making Education Relevant: Challenging the status quo around education September 20, 2021
    ANNOUNCING EDGE’S NEW INNOVATION FUND  The Edge Foundation strives to make education relevant to life and work in the world today. We are big supporters of fresh thinking and encourage innovation and an evidence-based approach to education. We appreciate that new ideas need to be nurtured to reach their potential which is why I’m very […]
  • What will Covid-19 mean for Technology Enhanced Learning in our beloved FE sector? September 20, 2021
    The Reality of FE #TEL Post-Covid-19: Thoughts from the bike by an FE Teacher Educator  What will Covid-19 mean for TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) in our beloved FE sector? Well the truth is, no one really knows. This is a completely unprecedented, extraordinary, and unparalleled situation. As an FE teacher educator, I am particularly curious […]
  • Looking beyond COVID-19 through the lens of the private sector and the labour market skills needs​ September 20, 2021
    Closing the skills mismatch gap is more urgent than ever. To tackle this issue, we need to not only take an in-depth look at the skills people need to remain employable in this labour market – but how do we skill people effectively, especially during times of uncertainty and rapid digitalization? And where better to […]
  • The importance of communication when moving a class online September 18, 2021
    When moving a course online, it may be helpful to think look at the process from a number of viewpoints; one of these is channels of communication.  As in the classroom, the tutor needs to communicate with students and vice-versa, and students need to communicate with each other.   One approach to instructional design is considering […]
  • Making sense of technical assessment - Is standardisation the biggest challenge? September 18, 2021
    Anyone who has wrapped a wet towel round their head to devise a technical assessment will recognise the dilemmas: the rigour of standardised examinations, or the credibility of variable work-embedded assessment tasks; the holistic neatness of end point assessments, or the formative and partial credit functions of assessments in the course of a programme; a […]
  • ‘Poor worm, thou art infected!’: Seduction and colonisation in Further Education September 18, 2021
    An island enveloped by artful storms, a product of detritus, pilgrims and marauders washed up on an inhospitable shore, Further Education stands, simultaneously occupied and alive yet relentlessly manufactured as barren and devoid of noble life. A land of artifice and artefact, a landscape of devils and saviours, further education has been colonised and recolonised, […]
  • Adult Learner’s Week – the UK’s biggest festival of adult learning September 17, 2021
    #InspireCymru21 - Taking place last night (Thursday 16th September), the Inspire! Awards feature as a key part of Adult Learners’ Week. The Inspire! Awards recognised 13 winners throughout Wales who have demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning, building confidence and developing vibrant and successful communities. Fatma Al Nahdy: Different Pasts: Shared Futures Winner “Before I started learning, I didn’t […]
  • How to Get a Scholarship: 10 Tips for Success September 17, 2021
    Studying at an international university is a dream for most students and a driving force to secure the best possible grades and highest possible entry exam scores. However, the dream may only be supported through financial aid and for that purpose; students often scout around for various scholarships that may supplement their studies, hence enabling […]
  • College apprentices help develop new app to help carers September 17, 2021
    Digital apprentices at Barking & Dagenham College (@BarkingCollege) are helping to develop a new app.  It's designed to increase the expertise of care workers to recognise the early signs of deterioration, with the overall aim of initiating early treatment to help reduce hospital admissions.   The new ‘e-Care’ app is in its pilot phase and is […]
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  • Adult Learner’s Week – the UK’s biggest festival of adult learning September 17, 2021
    #InspireCymru21 - Taking place last night (Thursday 16th September), the Inspire! Awards feature as a key part of Adult Learners’ Week. The Inspire! Awards recognised 13 winners throughout Wales who have demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning, building confidence and developing vibrant and successful communities. Fatma Al Nahdy: Different Pasts: Shared Futures Winner “Before I started learning, I didn’t […]
  • A mindset for our future: Now is not the time to shrink or underfund universities or colleges September 9, 2021
    @UNIVERSITIESUK ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2021 SPEECH BY PROFESSOR STEVE WEST CBE (@VCUWE), DELIVERED @NORTHUMBRIAUNI  Good morning – welcome to colleagues from universities and the sector, to our guests from the Department for Education and to the Education Secretary for joining us today. This is, of course, my inaugural conference speech as President of Universities UK, having taken […]
  • Cambridge Regional College Media Students Shortlisted in Birch Awards August 26, 2021
    Media students starting their second year at Cambridge Regional College (@CRC_College) are celebrating the news that their Year One work has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. The Level 3 students are in the running for the Emma Kelty Award, one of three categories in the annual Birch Awards organised by the charity Crisis to […]
  • A Decade of Disruptive Innovation. C-Learning Celebrates it's Ten Year Anniversary. August 26, 2021
    #Cloud, #AI and Extended Reality specialists C-Learning (@C_learning_net) have reached a ten year milestone  Formed in the UK back in 2011 from a research project exploring how cloud technology might transform education, C-learning soon became the first company to sell chromebooks to education in the UK followed by sales to countries across europe and wider. […]
  • FabLab Coventry’s eco-friendly furniture factory offering training and employment support to disadvantaged communities August 25, 2021
    @CovCampus - People in Coventry are being offered opportunities to develop their employment prospects and access training, thanks to the eco-friendly furniture factory in Coventry. Coventry University’s FabLab Coventry has opened the factory in Fargo Village, a short walk from Coventry University’s city centre campus - unveiling it earlier this summer with a launch event marking the company’s fifth anniversary.  As part of […]
  • Leading Global Voices Urge International Community to Close Digital Access, Skills and Online Learning Gaps for Girls August 25, 2021
    #BuildingTheBandwidth - Jamie Frost Joins Leading Global Voices in Letter Urging International Community to Close Digital Access, Skills and Online Learning Gaps for Girls in Age of COVID-19 The UK’s Jamie Frost, winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2020 COVID Hero Award and a top 10 finalist of the Global Teacher Prize 2020, joins leaders […]
  • World Education Leaders Shed Light on Transforming Learning Post-COVID August 25, 2021
    @AgustínPorres, a leading voice on education and the teaching profession, interviewed 31 former education ministers in his new book, ‘Unfinished Business in Education’. At the beginning of the pandemic, Agustín Porres, the Varkey Foundation’s Latin America Regional Director, set out to write a book to answer the fundamental questions that education must face in the […]
  • Getting your first student finance payment August 23, 2021
    Expecting your first student finance payment? We’ve got you covered! If you’re starting or returning to a course soon, you’ll be looking forward to your first student finance payment. You can check your payment schedule and status by signing in to your online account. Follow these easy steps to help you get paid on time: […]
  • 51-year-old apprentice encourages other adults to learn new skills through an apprenticeship August 20, 2021
    A 51-year-old apprentice has praised an apprenticeship scheme for giving him the opportunity to retrain and achieve a “work life balance”. Since 2017, 56,492 people aged 19+ have started an apprenticeship in Greater Manchester and there are currently 29,784 adults in apprenticeship roles in the city-region. The results show apprenticeships are not just for school […]
  • Emeritus $650 Million Capital Raise Supercharges Mission August 17, 2021
    Emeritus Supercharges Mission to Make High Quality Education Affordable and Accessible Through $650 Million Capital Raise Emeritus (@EMERITUS_INST), the global leader in making high-quality education accessible and affordable to individuals, companies, and governments around the world, has just announced a $650 million funding round, through a mix of primary and secondary funding, which values the company […]