Posted: 05 February 2013 at 12:05:12
The University of Wolverhampton, in partnership with the Institute for Learning (IfL), has announced the creation of a research centre for further education and skills at the university’s School for Education Futures (SEF).
Posted: 30 January 2013 at 09:45:40
From 1st April 2013 Citizens Advice will become responsible for providing consumer education in Great Britain, taking over Skilled to go from the Office of Fair Trading.
Posted: 11 January 2013 at 18:47:35
IATEFL ESOL SIG Pre-conference Day
Monday 8th April 2013
IATEFL Annual Conference, Liverpool
10am – 4.30pm
Posted: 06 December 2012 at 16:31:33
The BIS Skills funding statement was published today (6 Dec), following the Chancellor’s autumn statement. See paragraph 41 for ESOL.
Posted: 27 November 2012 at 09:30:22
Babel is a new quarterly print magazine, covering a wide range of topics in linguistics. It brings together cutting-edge research in language studies, presented in a fun and digestible form.
Posted: 22 November 2012 at 16:31:24
Pocket Watch 2012/64 reflects on the AoC Annual Conference and highlights ten of the major announcements for the sector from this year’s Conference.
Posted: 22 November 2012 at 09:20:56
Big Book of Literacies Training (BBLT) is aimed at supporting practitioners working with young people (14 – 25 year olds) on their literacies, in a variety of contexts.
Posted: 15 November 2012 at 10:02:33
Read&Write GOLD is an easy-to-use, discreet toolbar, which integrates with all mainstream computer programs, enabling dyslexic pupils to work confidently and independently.
Posted: 14 November 2012 at 13:38:01
Update from Rob Wye, Chief Executive of the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) on the FE Guild developments, with regard to their impact on LSIS.
Posted: 13 November 2012 at 10:33:30
The IfL Professional Status Register is a publicly accessible register of those teachers and trainers in the sector who have successfully achieved Associated Teacher and Skills (ATLS) or Qualified teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.
Posted: 07 November 2012 at 11:34:14
In May 2012 the British Council’s ESOL Nexus project awarded research grants (each worth up to £5,000) for teams to carry out new research in the field of ESOL. Read about the first three awards here.
Posted: 30 October 2012 at 15:27:40
Pearson reports on the launch of a new national campaign aimed at raising maths/numeracy levels particularly for those in or about to enter work. A lot more will be heard of the National Numeracy Challenge in coming years.
Posted: 30 October 2012 at 15:19:05
Following the publication of an interim report in March 2012, Lord Lingfield has published his final report on professionalism in the further education workforce.
Posted: 30 October 2012 at 15:15:19
The BIS newsletter is for colleges, providers, adult education services and partner organisations.
It keeps you updated on the latest developments in FE and Skills policy and lets you know how BIS is developing its role.
Posted: 29 October 2012 at 13:51:20
Skillswise have produced a suite of consumer guides in partnership with the Rip Off Britain team.
Posted: 17 October 2012 at 14:06:00
The NCETM CPD Standard provides an assurance that those offering professional development meet a nationally recognised standard.
Posted: 08 October 2012 at 14:35:40
NANAMIC 20th Anniversary Conference at The Derby Conference Centre on Wednesday 3rd July 2013.
Posted: 05 October 2012 at 16:05:29
As part of the delivery of London Enriched, the Mayor of London's strategy for integration in London, the Greater London Authority has published two reports on ESOL.
Posted: 02 October 2012 at 16:16:18
The BBC Skillwise new Phonics tool is a great way to show how the sounds of English can help with reading.
Posted: 28 September 2012 at 16:00:40
A study of learning & literacy in 19th century Britain, based on documentary & qualitative sources, this book explores people's desire to learn, their ways of learning writing, at a a time when there was little or no formal education.