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Celebrating successful beginnings with Priestley College

Priestley College is one of 33 pioneering pilot providers involved in the roll out of T Levels in Education and Childcare to the first cohort of students. Colleagues at the college talked to NCFE about their T Level success, and how they maintained access to vital industry placements for their students.

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Celebrating successful beginnings: Lexie’s T Level story so far

As we come to the end of the first teaching year of the T Level in Education and Childcare, we’re reflecting on the past few months to find out how students have found the experience so far. We spoke to Lexie, who is studying a T Level in Education and Childcare at Exeter College, about her first year of study.

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Education and Childcare T Level student wins ‘Learner of the Year’ award

The ‘Learner of the Year’ category in our Aspiration Awards honours learners who are developing themselves through vocational qualifications from NCFE, making positive improvements to their lives. This year’s winner was Katie Albert, who is currently studying the T Level in Education and Childcare at Blackpool and the Fylde College.

Craig Wade
Craig Wade
Health, Science and Social Care Sector Manager at NCFE

An introduction to Craig Wade, Health, Science and Social Care Sector Manager at NCFE

An introduction to Craig Wade, Health, Science and Social Care Sector Manager at NCFE

Naomi Rainbow
Naomi Rainbow
Publisher / Product Owner at Extend Education

How digital learning can help build three key job skills post-Covid

Covid-19 has affected nearly every facet of how we engage with the world, changing how we approach leisure, work and education. Many education organisations have had to adapt quickly and embrace digital learning.

Kelly Johnson
Kelly Johnson
Curriculum Officer

Getting ready to teach: top tips for September

Kelly Johnson, Curriculum Officer at NCFE, has put together the following top tips to support you and your colleagues with getting ready to teach next session.

Jessica Blakey
Jessica Blakey
Assessment Design Manager

The 3 As of the future of assessment

How a focus on authenticity, accessibility and automation will help create truly transformational end-to-end learning experiences

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

The reality of levelling up: tackling barriers to lifelong learning

The role of lifelong learning in the evolving employment landscape is finally getting the recognition it deserves, but without the means and motivation, will individuals really be able to seize the opportunity?

Lauren Watson
Lauren Watson
Marketing Campaigns and Operations Officer

5 tips for traineeship triumphs

A traineeship’s power is its simple, sharp focus on employability and employment. Where other education and training programmes might build the technical skills, knowledge and behaviours a learner needs for a sustained career in a given sector, traineeships help young people smash through the more immediate barrier of finding, getting and keeping a job. Take a look at our five top tips for traineeship triumphs!

Janine Oliver
Janine Oliver
Head of Assessment Innovation

Looking to the future of assessment at NCFE

NCFE is an educational charity with the core purpose to ‘promote and advance learning, helping to create a fairer, more inclusive society’. Our primary concern is the opportunities and outcomes that learners achieve in their learning, career and in life.

News Article
News Article
News Article

Highlighting charities that are driving equal education for all

In a time when the attainment gap is widening, exacerbated by the disruption to education during the pandemic, it’s particularly important to focus on the actions we can all take to make education inclusive for those from all backgrounds, situations, and underrepresented groups.

Daniel Howard
Daniel Howard
Skills Forward Managing Director

Proud to be leading the diversity and inclusion drive at NCFE

In June each year, LGBTQ+ communities come together worldwide to honour the Stonewall uprising in 1969, and to promote equal justice and equal opportunity. Of course, simply changing a logo will not result in real change. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion – and driving access to and equality of education for all – goes far beyond this.

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Case Study: Equality and Diversity qualification helping pupils to challenge stereotypes

Samantha Dowling, Head of Life Skills at Y Pant Comprehensive School, shares insight into how NCFE’s Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity is helping pupils to challenge stereotypes.

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

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Daniel Howard
Daniel Howard
Skills Forward Managing Director

Making the UK employable: Plan for Jobs and Build Back Better

Unemployment is not a new issue, but it is very much at the forefront of both the public and government agenda as we emerge from lockdown measures and move towards more normality in our day to day lives.

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Turning learning loss into learning gains – adapting and evolving is key

‘Learning loss’ is a well-documented challenge faced by parents, learners and educators during the course of the pandemic. There’s no doubt that barriers to learning (including the recent extended lockdowns) have the potential to widen achievement gaps, affect short-term outcomes for learners as well as having longer term implications in terms of progression prospects and economic impacts.

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

Association of Colleges
Association of Colleges
Guest Blog

Extend pupil premium and offer full year of education recovery to support student catch-up

Association of Colleges has published results from a survey of colleges, revealing the extent of damage to students’ education during the pandemic.

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

NCFE’s remote invigilation supporting NHS keyworker to success

Jake Reading is a Functional Skills learner and NHS healthcare assistant and is completing his assessment through remote invigilation so he can take the next step in his journey to becoming a mental health nurse.

Lucy Emmerson
Lucy Emmerson
Director, Sex Education Forum

Tricky RSHE topics – finding a developmental approach is key

Consent, LGBT+, pornography and FGM – these are aspects of Relationships and Sex Education that we are frequently asked about in Sex Education Forum (SEF) training sessions, and the question is generally the same. How can we teach it appropriately?

Michael Lemin
Michael Lemin
Policy and Research Manager

2021 Spring Budget – what does it mean for education and skills?

Realism was the leading theme ahead of yesterday’s budget announcement, paving the way for some unpopular decisions as we try to find a way through the financial impact of the pandemic.

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

Join us at the FED National Education Summit

NCFE is supporting the Foundation for Education Development (FED) to explore how a long-term plan for education is needed for our country at a virtual National Education Summit on 1 - 4 March.

Press releases, editorials and blogs

Have we got news for you! You can access our full bank of recent press releases, comment pieces and editorials all in one place. From partnerships and launches, to thought pieces on hot topics in the sector - the rise of digital, the role we play in social mobility, the changing labour market, a post Covid-19 education landscape and much more. 

We also publish weekly blogs, keeping you up to date on the latest news within the education sector and beyond. Hear from a range of experts within the organisation, from our Senior Policy Specialists and Sector Specialists to our Chief Executive, as we unpick the issues that you care about the most. We also feature a range of guest bloggers from schools, colleges, training providers, the world of policy, and from industry.

Our brand

How we connect with people through our brand is essential to who we are and what we do. With this in mind, it’s important that our brand is applied correctly and consistently for the clarity of the organisations that we work with, as well as the learners completing our qualifications.

How to use our logosthis document was put together for our customers to give clear guidance on how to use our logos on both your printed and online materials.

Logos – If you’re an approved centre or partner of ours, we would be delighted if you would like to use our logo to showcase the fact that we are working together! To access our logos, simply email [email protected], stating your centre name and number as well as the logo that you require in line with what your centre is delivering (NCFE, CACHE, Accreditation & Employer Services, EPA Plus, Skills Forward). Please note, that if you stop working with us, we ask that you remove any logos or references to NCFE and its business units from your website and all collateral. This is to avoid confusion for learners about the qualifications and services that you are delivering. 

Media contacts and information

  • For more information about NCFE, our core purpose, our history and our future, please visit https://www.ncfe.org.uk/about-ncfe
  • For all media enquiries, please contact Lindsay Plumpton, Marketing Operations Manager, with your request and she’ll get back to you as soon as possible. You can reach Lindsay at [email protected]