Skills & Employability Review: A snapshot of hot news, events and infographics trending in the further education and skills sector.
Macleod Associates
The Skills & Employability Review: Issue 12 | February 2014

Guest,

Welcome to Jon Clark!

I would like to take a moment to introduce Jon Clark who has recently joined our team.

Jon’s extensive experience of working in both Public and Private sectors has given him an in-depth understanding of how to develop strategic learning management, delivery and utilisation solutions that mirror customer needs and business drivers.

His strong business consultancy skills coupled with a history of delivering award winning outsourced learning services make Jon a welcome addition to Macleod Associates.

To talk to Jon about WorkPepper and learning management technology email him on jc@macloedassociates.com.

In this issue:
• FE Sector Must Be 'Bolder' In Using Tech To Transform Education
• FE Buzz: The Skills Funding Statement
• Our New Labour Market Infographic & much more
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Another Satisfied Customer!

We will be at the EduTech Fair in Exeter on 13th March.

The Education Technology Fair will be showcase of education-focused technology with a series of presentations of real world examples of how technology is being used in the education sector.

Visit room 1 at 1.30pm to hear Angela De’Gandy's personal account of using Workpepper in her talk “Another Satisfied Customer - Angela De'Gandy (Gloucester College) - Real Workpepper results!”. (We like to take a different approach to presentations and our letting customer reviews speak for themselves.)

Meet us! To arrange to meet up and have some questions answered send us an email to info@macleodassociates.com or come and say hello to the team in the exhibition section - T32 - you might even get a free mug! We look forward to seeing you there!

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FE Sector Must Be 'Bolder' In Using Tech To Transform Education

Research by City & Guilds has described what the vocational classroom of the future could look like, and says the FE sector should be experimenting with new technologies.
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Infographic: UK Employment Level at 72.1%

Check our our latest infographic! An overview of the UK labour market; new employment and unemployment statistics

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FE Buzz: The Skills Funding Statement

With the publication of the long awaited Skills Funding Statement for Further Education, funding has been a big talking point amongst FE leaders.
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Money For Skills; Short Term Clarity, Long-Term Questions

The AoC’s Julian Gravatt discusses funding, the skills system and the impact of spending cuts.

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5 Habits of Innovative Educators

While the conditions in education are not ideal for our disruptive educators, there are individuals working hard from within the system to create change.
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Danger! Cuts Will Make A Lottery of Adult Access To Learning

There is a real danger that, with institutional budgets under pressure, the most disadvantaged adults lose out.

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FELTAG Urges Minister For Online Content Quota

All publicly-funded FE and skills courses should have a minimum of 10% online content by 2015/16, a government technology task force has recommended.
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Best of The Sector Celebrated At TES FE Awards 2014

The very best of the UK’s further education sector has been celebrated at the prestigious TES FE Awards in the heart of London.
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