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FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey 2018 – 2019

The 2018 to 2019 FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey from the Department for Education was published earlier last month. You can find the survey on the DfE’s website. The survey captures learners' experiences of their colleges or training organisations and consisted of 345,174 respondents across 1,129 providers. Key findings showed: Overall satisfaction with FE providers increased [...]

By | 2019-08-06T11:16:30+00:00 August 1st, 2019|News UK, Politics|Comments Off on FE Choices Learner Satisfaction Survey 2018 – 2019

Anne Milton Resigns

Anne Milton resigns as Apprenticeship and Skills Minister following the appointment of the new Prime Minister.     An avid champion for more funding in the FE sector Milton had held the post for over two years. She had overseen reforms including the apprenticeship levy, T-levels, and devolution of the adult education budget. Her resignation [...]

By | 2019-08-07T08:17:24+00:00 August 1st, 2019|News UK, Politics|Comments Off on Anne Milton Resigns

New Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson

Gavin Williamson, former Secretary for Defence, has now been appointed as Secretary of State for Education following cabinet reshuffle. Williamson will be replacing Damian Hinds as Secretary of State for Education as Hinds has confirmed that he will be returning to the backbenches. Williamson tweeted the following about his new appointment earlier last week:     The [...]

By | 2019-08-06T11:18:16+00:00 August 1st, 2019|News UK, Politics|Comments Off on New Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson

EdTech in Focus: bksb

bksb Managing Director, Harvinder Atwal, was interviewed by plugd:in in April about her career and the inception of bksb. "I began working at West Nottinghamshire College almost 27 years ago. I started part time, as I had two small children at the time and the hours allowed me to work around my childcare commitments. The college even [...]

By | 2019-08-06T10:21:30+00:00 July 10th, 2019|News UK|Comments Off on EdTech in Focus: bksb