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Time to disrupt the three-year residential degree

Mary Curnock Cook, Council Member, Open University

As UCAS announce a record proportion of English and Scottish 18 year olds being accepted into university, we look at claims by Mart Curnock Cook that it is time to disrupt the three-year residential degree: Higher education...

Apprenticeships Are The Answer To Falling Uni Numbers

John Kerr, Operations Director, Develop Training Limited

Develop Training Limited (DTL), a leading provider to the utilities and construction sector, says apprenticeships can meet many of the challenges thrown up by falling university numbers: Many commentators have blamed high tuition fees for a...

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Feb 01, 2017 / FE Video

I'm often asked for some tips regarding delivering a micro teach session so I thought I would write something here. I've also added a short video. What is a micro teach session? Most learners taking a teaching qualification will at some point deliver a short session to their peer group. This is...

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We’ve had a lot of discussion recently about Apprenticeship quality assurance gaps, inconsistent approaches and the way forward. I’d like to contrast the Ofsted and Office for Student (OfS) / Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) approaches. RoATP Vs the OfS Register Firstly we have two registers, the ESFA Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers...

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Mary Curnock Cook, Council Member, Open University

Time to disrupt the three-year residenti…

Dec 14, 2018 / FE Voices

As UCAS announce a record proportion of English and Scottish 18 year olds being accepted into university, we look at claims by Mart Curnock Cook that it is time to disrupt the three-year residential degree: Higher education in this country is dominated by the 18 year-old (and sometimes post gap-year 19 year-old)...

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'Ofqual Explains' video series launched …

Dec 10, 2018 / FE Video

The launch sees the publication of the first five episodes of 'Ofqual Explains', a new video series about our regulatory framework. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9LQQd2IVIk Transcript - 'Ofqual Explains: An overview of our rules and guidance' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KroouJ0DIFU  Transcript - 'Ofqual Explains: Our general rules and guidance' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPiNSqKPsx0 Transcript - 'Ofqual Explains: Qualification-level and subject-level rules' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA4csIGC5Us Transcript - 'Ofqual Explains: Working...

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Universities must eliminate equality gap…

Dec 13, 2018 / Sector News

Following a consultation process, the OfS has set itself ambitious targets to achieve equality of opportunity in higher education, and will now expect universities, colleges and other higher education providers to set their own individual plans and targets to work towards these during the next five years. The targets aim to...

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