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 16 | June 2014


What’s be happening in the world of further education and skills? Here’s our recap of trending news from June.

In this issue:
  • Technology in FE: Tracking Student Progress A Priority
  • Infographic: UK Employment At 30.54 Million
  • Matthew Hancock On Reforms To Vocational Education

Technology in FE: Tracking Student Progress A Priority

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City & Guilds are on a mission to encourage a greater use of technology in the Further Education (FE) sector. Here at Macleod Associates we love technology and have to agree with them. We believe that technology can really help institutions to make the most of their provision.

The new Technology in FE Special Report sets out to gain a greater understanding of how technology is being used in FE and where is it needed. City & Guilds asks how is technology being used within teaching, learning and assessment?
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Infographic: UK Employment At 30.54 Million

UK labour market statistics show 72.9% of those aged 16 to 64 are now employed. Our latest infographic gives a snapshot of the latest employment data.
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ReadTL Showcases Teaching & Learning in FE

Continual development in collaboration with employers is essential to remain strong in the sector. ReadTL showcases curriculum innovation and education technology.
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157 Group Comments on Trailblazer Funding Rates

"We remain concerned to ensure that SME's are not put off by the complexity of dealing with government funding."
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Intuitive Learner Management System Helping Students Into Work

We are pleased to announce that Workpepper has been featured in a new Jisc RSC case study on effective use of technology by further education colleges.
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Colleges Failing To Keep Up With Technology,Report Claims

Colleges must respond to change & reform teaching models before they can realise investment in new tech.
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Bob Harrison On Gov Technology Recommendations

"Feltag is not about technology. It is about mindset, vision, leadership & political will."
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NIACE’s Mid-life Career Review

"We want to see a truly lifelong learning society which recognises & values the contribution of all"
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Matthew Hancock On Reforms To Vocational Education

"We will close the great divide between vocational & academic education"
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