It was interesting to note that nine out of 10 (91%) FE staff surveyed recently by Capita reported that student numbers in their institutions had remained static or increased since last year.
Despite these seemingly healthy numbers, over a third (36%) of…Continue
Released on September 16, 2013 at 9:36 —
At the invitation of the Government and on behalf of the whole learning ad skills sector, LSIS is leading the current review of teacher and trainer qualifications, working closely with sector to ensure that the new qualifications meet the needs of our future workforce. The best teaching and training will depend on having the best teachers and trainers.
Following considerable discussions with…
Released on November 3, 2012 at 20:00 —
In these days of all things social (in media terms), is there still a place for the printed college prospectus? At one time, there was no question that this was the major annual piece of college publicity, aimed at meeting the needs of all the college’s target audiences. Thousands were printed and distributed without much thought, except to spread them as widely as possible. But now, some colleges…Continue
Released on October 18, 2012 at 11:07 —
A gecko might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think about high-tech engineering, but the glue-free adhesive tape designed by Professor Andre Geim at the University of Manchester was modelled on the gecko’s setae – tiny bristles on their feet that adhere to surfaces. Studying and imitating nature’s best designs and processes to solve human problems is a burgeoning scientific…Continue
Released on October 8, 2012 at 12:59 —
For a long time we in the Welfare to Work and Employability industry bemoaned that many of us seemed to have come to the industry by accident and that somehow this felt like second class citizenship compared to similar roles in related sectors. We wanted to be taken seriously as professionals, to have a career pathway with professional qualifications and to have employability seen as a career…Continue
Released on September 28, 2012 at 9:55 —