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Worry over cuts to FE colleges

Worry over cuts to FE colleges | Further Education | Scoop.it

There have been several articles in the news over the last month or two reporting the cuts to funding for Colleges of Further Education.

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Universities vie for the metric that cannot be measured: prestige

Universities vie for the metric that cannot be measured: prestige | Further Education | Scoop.it
Employers and parents value it more highly than any other quality. But how does a university set about building prestige?
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Study abroad: The world is your classroom

Study abroad: The world is your classroom | Further Education | Scoop.it
It’s cheaper, yes; but British students are finding other, more surprising
benefits in studying abroad, says Cristina Criddle
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Top 100 universities for student experience

Top 100 universities for student experience | Further Education | Scoop.it
The Times Higher Education's league table reveals the best universities in the
UK for student experience. How does your university fare?
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'There's been an apprenticeship stigma for far too long'

'There's been an apprenticeship stigma for far too long' | Further Education | Scoop.it
Apprenticeships should have same recognition as university degrees, argues
vice chancellor, Sir Keith Burnett as National Apprenticeship Week
starts
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Europe’s 200 best universities: who is at the top in 2016?

Europe’s 200 best universities: who is at the top in 2016? | Further Education | Scoop.it
Ellie Bothwell examines strengths and weaknesses in different higher education systems across the Continent
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Opinion: 'We are in the process of redefining apprenticeships'

Opinion: 'We are in the process of redefining apprenticeships' | Further Education | Scoop.it
Teresa Frith, senior skills policy manager for the Association of Colleges (AoC), asks what the future holds for apprenticeships and whether their traditional definition will change after the levy
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The world’s top universities for attracting industry funding

The world’s top universities for attracting industry funding | Further Education | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the 20 best institutions based on private-sector investment per academic
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Social mobility isn’t just about 18-year-olds: adults need life chances too - Schools Improvement Net

Social mobility isn’t just about 18-year-olds: adults need life chances too - Schools Improvement Net | Further Education | Scoop.it

Dr John Butcher from the Open University, writing in the Conversation, says the key disadvantaged group that universities could have a faster and more transformative impact on is mature students, but they are often limited to part time study...

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Universities – The best of the world's oldest | David Sapsted | Re:locate magazine

Universities – The best of the world's oldest | David Sapsted | Re:locate magazine | Further Education | Scoop.it

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Times Higher Education (THE) has compiled a list of the world's top 25 universities more than 400 years old.

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More students choose higher education computing courses

More students choose higher education computing courses | Further Education | Scoop.it

Enrolment in full-time computing and science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) courses in higher education increased last year.

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What can other sectors learn from automotive apprenticeships? - Luxury Daily - Commerce

What can other sectors learn from automotive apprenticeships? - Luxury Daily - Commerce | Further Education | Scoop.it

What can other sectors learn from automotive apprenticeships? https://t.co/BcglUAHD78 via @LuxuryDaily

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New 2.5% apprenticeship target for major rail projects to spur gender diversity

New 2.5% apprenticeship target for major rail projects to spur gender diversity | Further Education | Scoop.it

HS2 Ltd, Network Rail, Transport for London and Crossrail have agreed to stretch the target for new female entrants to engineering and technical apprenticeships with the goal to put this figure in line with the proportion of total women in work by 2030.


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Find a Future | WorldSkills UK Skills Competitions

Find a Future | WorldSkills UK Skills Competitions | Further Education | Scoop.it

WorldSkills UK Skills Competitions play a vital role in raising standards, esteem and levels of expertise in further education, apprenticeships and skills through competition activities and local initiatives.

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How to read the different university rankings

How to read the different university rankings | Further Education | Scoop.it
Confused about all the different rankings for universities? We pick out the
ones that matter, ask why they are important and tell you how to read them
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THE Student Experience Survey 2016 results

THE Student Experience Survey 2016 results | Further Education | Scoop.it
The best universities in the UK for student experience have been revealed, according to a Times Higher Education survey of current students
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Apprenticeships: Fundamental to Britain’s Future | FE Week

Apprenticeships: Fundamental to Britain’s Future | FE Week | Further Education | Scoop.it
Shadow education secretary Lucy Powell explains why apprenticeships are vital for our country. Apprenticeships are fundamental to the future of Britain.
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16 skills students need to learn today to thrive tomorrow

16 skills students need to learn today to thrive tomorrow | Further Education | Scoop.it
Will classes in curiosity, problem-solving and creative thinking soon be on the curriculum? Our latest report thinks it should.

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Quarter of top 200 European universities are in UK - league table

Quarter of top 200 European universities are in UK - league table | Further Education | Scoop.it
UK universities are among the best in Europe, according to a new league table. It reveals that the nation is dominating higher education across the continent...
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Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education”

Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education” | Further Education | Scoop.it
Who can now deny that, in the internet, we have the greatest educational tool ever conceived by mankind?
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Worry over cuts to FE colleges

Worry over cuts to FE colleges | Further Education | Scoop.it

There have been several articles in the news over the last month or two reporting the cuts to funding for Colleges of Further Education.

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Government pledges £25 million for apprenticeships » ApprenticeEye

Government pledges £25 million for apprenticeships » ApprenticeEye | Further Education | Scoop.it
The Skills Funding Agency has set aside an extra £25 million for colleges and training organisations to provide apprenticeships for 16 to 18-year-olds.

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Universities told to raise numbers of working-class and black students

Universities told to raise numbers of working-class and black students | Further Education | Scoop.it

Jo Johnson tells universities to increase access to higher education among poorer white boys and cut dropout rates among black students

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Eight technologies that are changing education

Eight technologies that  are changing education | Further Education | Scoop.it

From real-time tracking systems that enable parents to follow their children’s progress in school to plagiarism alerts in universities, technology is changing how people learn and are taught

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On board: how universities are leading the way for female leadership

On board: how universities are leading the way for female leadership | Further Education | Scoop.it

Higher education is moving in the right direction on gender equality, with more than a third of board positions held by women. So what have we learned so far?

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A-levels are not the only route to university, says Ucas - BBC News

A-levels are not the only route to university, says Ucas - BBC News | Further Education | Scoop.it
Universities, teachers, students and parents do not fully understand the range of qualifications that can secure a place at university, Ucas warns.
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