Category: Our Thinking

The Smith Review is good. But what about alternatives at level 2?

31 July 2017
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Amanda Kelly discusses the implications of the Smith Review.

Kirstie Donnelly comment on Coates Review

18 May 2016
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE comment on Coates Review on prison education

You want to narrow the gender pay gap? Tackle the ‘gender career gap’ first

13 August 2015
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE talks about the real problem behind unequal gender pay.

Apprenticeships: what's in a name?

19 March 2015
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Before trying to increase numbers, we have to define what actually qualifies as an apprenticeship

Politicians agree on this one issue

09 March 2015
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It's great to see cross-party consensus that careers advice must be improved in the UK, says Chief Executive

Stepping up to win the skills race

26 January 2015
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Employers need to help build a pipeline of future employees by offering high-quality work placements, says CEO

How politicians can mind the closing doors

16 January 2015
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If politicians can't learn from past mistakes, they risk another three decades of going around in circles

Good, but could do better

23 December 2014
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Will recent changes in skills and employment help to make a long-term difference?

Twenty-first century quality?

05 December 2014
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Karen Pontin discusses why principles of Total Quality Management are still so relevant in teaching and learning

Why plumbing and history are not created equal

17 November 2014
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What advice are parents giving their children about getting a job?

Challenging times bring us opportunities for innovation

20 October 2014
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Kirstie Donnelly talks about Maths and English reform and the need to raise achievement

Employers hold the key to training future employees

30 September 2014
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Kirstie talks about the importance of understanding employer needs when developing courses for young people

Change to the positive

29 September 2014
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How organisations can and should embrace and encourage challengers

Why we must share tools and best practice across the profession

16 September 2014
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Kirstie explains why it’s so important for tutors to share ideas and learn from each other

Don't neglect practical maths and English

10 September 2014
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Kirstie Donnelly responds to Ofsted's Further Education and Skills annual lecture

Global Competitiveness: good but room for improvement

09 September 2014
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The UK ranked no.9 World Economic Forum report. What can we do to become no.1?

City & Guilds comments on Ofqual consultation

24 July 2014
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'Good qualification and assessment design must put employer and learner needs centre stage,' says City & Guilds' Judith Norrington

More ambition and less celebration

17 July 2014
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Thoughts from the first Education Reform Summit

Vigorous internal quality assurance

15 July 2014
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How can you make sure your IQA process is vigorous and secure?

Quality assurance: positive tension and integrity

25 June 2014
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How a positive tension structure holds together the elements of quality assurance in teaching and learning

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