How to get to good or better at inspection – what evidence is needed to demonstrate your strengths – Monday 28 January

This 1 day training event, for Heads of Quality, Quality Co-ordinators, etc has been designed to provide support for training providers to ensure they continue to be ready for a pending inspection.

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News: March 2017

REMINDER – next NELP Network meeting – 12 July 2018

Dear Colleague To confirm – next meeting of the Network will be held on 12 July 9.30 for 10am start. Network Themes – ESFA Audit and IAG/Careers Guidance Draft agenda attached PS – just had confirmation…

NEW! English and Maths training opportunities – July

Please note that the following training opportunities are available in the North East in July. To book a place please click on the link: Vocational Revitaliser: practical strategies for supporting maths and English in vocational learning…

North East and Cumbria Professional Exchange – Digital Meeting

Over the last year, the North East Professional Exchange (PD North) have established a Digital Professional Exchange who have been meeting regularly. The group have predominately been looking at trialling different digital packages to assist in…

Let’s not be so quick to plan a raid on the levy pot

By Nick Linford, Editor at FE Week: Readers of FE Week will be familiar with the excruciatingly slow start to the apprenticeship levy reforms since last May. According to the Department for Education, employers spent just…

Trouble ahead for NCG with anticipated grade three

From FE Week: The largest college group in the country is to be dropped from the government’s final bidding round for Institutes of Technology after Ofsted hit it with a grade three rating, FE Week understands….

March apprenticeship starts fall 52 per cent

From FE Week: Apprenticeship starts in March were down 52 per cent compared with the same period in 2017. There have been 23,900 starts recorded so far in March 2018, compared with 50,000 in March 2017…

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