Top 10 FE Blog Posts of 2013

It has been a busy year blogging about further education, education funding and education technology. To kick off the New Year I have put together a list of the most popular posts from 2013.

FE Leaders

1.Top 20 Further Education Leaders To Follow On Twitter

Figuring out who to follow on Twitter can take a bit of work, to make life a little bit easier we have compiled a list of the top people to follow in further education (with a few higher education pros thrown in too).


2. SFA To Pay Up To £900 Per Work Placement

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has announced funding rates from £500 to £900 for work placements within the Governments new traineeship programme.

Education Link

3. The Missing Link Between Education & Employment

As we prepare for the coming academic year the SFA and the Department for Business Innovation & Skills have commented on where the funding landscape is heading.


4. 5 Steps To Successful Employability Provision – Ofsted

A new best practice guide published by Ofsted examines how Halton Borough Council has developed outstanding employability provision.


Agile Further Education

5. An Agile and Responsive Curriculum For Colleges

Examining the challenges colleges faced in aligning their curriculum to business objectives, wholesale curriculum redesign and responding to employer, learner and labour market demands.


UK Education

6. Infographic: 18 Things To Know About Education In England

Take a closer look at education in the UK. Educations vs. unemployment, what does the public sector spend on education and how long do people stay in education and education?


Perkins Review

7. Perkins Review: 10 Recommendations To Boost Engineering Skills 7 Training

Professor John Perkins’ recent review of UK engineering skills examines the provision of engineers in the economy, offering recommendations to secure the talent pipeline.

UK Employment Stats

8. Infographic: UK Employment Rate 71.8%

The latest workforce statistics from Office for National Statistics show UK employment figures have risen to 71.8%.


UK Labour Market

9. Infographic: UK Employment Increases By 336,000

Latest labour market statistics from the ons show UK employment at 29.71million, 336,000 more than this time last year with 72,000 fewer unemployed.

UK Labour Market Infographic

10. Infographic: UK Labour Market April 2013

Unemployment increases by 70,000. Statistics issue by the ONS estimate the UK workforce from December 2012 to February 2013.


Tor Macleod 15:43

0 :



Connect With Us

Twitter @macleodassoc Google + Email Us

Latest Blogs

Blog Archive

Blogs we follow