Skills & Employability Review: A snapshot of hot news, events and infographics trending in the further education and skills sector.
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The Skills & Employability Review: Issue 14 | April 2014

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What’s been happening this month in the busy world of Further Education & Skills? Here’s our recap of Aprils must read stories.

In this issue:
  • FE Learner Choices Survey
  • Apprenticeship loans
  • Our latest employment infographic & more.

Time To Change? Tips for A College Structure Appraisal

How are you adapting your provision and delivery for the future of Further Education & Skills?

The priority for the Further Education and Skills sector is to equip learners with the skills they need to find sustainable work. The purpose of conducting an appraisal is to discover whether your provision is doing this effectively and how to progress in the future.

In considering structural or delivery changes it is important for FE Colleges to prioritise meeting the needs of their learners, employers and the wider community. This is key to succeeding both as educators and as businesses.
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Infographic: UK Employment at 30.39 Million

Our new infographic gives an overview of the latest employment and unemployment statistics.
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Poor Uptake of Apprenticeship Loans: What's Wrong?

Stuart Segal (AELP) on encouraging more learners to take up apprenticeship loans.
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157 Group Responds To Gov. Plans For Local Growth

"The best approach to enabling local growth & tackling serious issues like youth unemployment is to give genuine freedom to Colleges" - Lynne Sedgmore
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Infographic: FE Learner Choices Survey

The SFA asked more than 360,00 learners & 58,000 employers how satisfied they were with the training received. Here are the results.
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Help to Work: Focus On The Long-Term Unemployed

New intensive measures will give Jobcentre staff more options to help the long-term unemployed into work.
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Colleges Struggle To Get Pupils Into Top Universities

State schools and colleges claim fewer places at top universities due to chronic under-funding of post-16 education.
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The TES Further Education Podcast

Hear Sarah Simmons (ukfechat) explore successful models for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities.
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From The Archive: 5 Tips To Motivate Unemployed Learners

Motivation will always be a barrier to skills & employability training. Here are 5 tips to improve motivation, attendance and course progression.
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