FE Week Reports on The Skills Conference 2015

FE Week has reported the wide range of issues and topics raised at The Skills Conference 2015, which was held in Leicester last week (Tuesday 3 March). A number of high profile educationalists spoke at the event, including Marina Gaze from Ofsted, who highlighted the fact that low numeracy and literacy levels is not just an issue for learners.

According to Ms Gaze, improving the English and maths skills of staff must be addressed in order to see increased skills for learners. The keynote panel acknowledged and agreed with this notion, with Dame Asha Khemka (Principal and Chief Executive of West Nottinghamshire College) making reference to the challenge of ‘recruiting the right people to teach English and maths’, and upskilling staff once they’re employed by an organisation.

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