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David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

Getting ready for T Levels


Michael Lemin
Michael Lemin
Policy and Research Manager

Michael Lemin
Michael Lemin
Policy and Research Manager

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

Spotlight on External Quality Assurance: Jayne Foster

We caught up with CACHE Lead External Quality Assurer (EQA), Jayne Foster, about her role and life at NCFE.

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

Kylie Aldridge
Kylie Aldridge
Marketing Officer

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

NCFE’s new partnership with Youth Sport Trust

NCFE announces new partnership with Youth Sport Trust to help further promote and advance learning for young people in the health and fitness and sport sectors.

Kylie Aldridge
Kylie Aldridge
Marketing Officer

Kylie Aldridge
Kylie Aldridge
Marketing Officer

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Spotlight on IT: Srikanth Kataram


Peter Beckwith
Peter Beckwith
Enterprise Architect

The Rocket Hack 2019


Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Lucy Emmerson
Lucy Emmerson
Director, Sex Education Forum

Jan Lever
Jan Lever
CEO, Jigsaw PSHE

Kylie Aldridge
Kylie Aldridge
Marketing Officer

Our 5 top tips for building a successful Study Programme

Building a successful Study Programme can be the key to a learner’s success and future employment prospects.

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

Kylie Aldridge
Kylie Aldridge
Marketing Officer

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

Looking forward to the year ahead


Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Kylie Aldridge
Kylie Aldridge
Marketing Officer

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Top 10 reasons to choose NCFE


Dean Blewitt
Dean Blewitt
Curriculum Officer

Tips for Teachers – Surviving your first year in the classroom

NCFE offers NQTs advice on how to survive those first few months in the classroom including fundable CPD and vocational qualifications.

Josh Dixon
Josh Dixon
Managing Director, YourCode Recruitment Group

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Paul Turner
Paul Turner
Futures Leader

A new team for Education – will it make a difference?

As the final piece of the Department for Education (DfE) ministerial team drops into place let’s take a look at the shape of the new team and where it might lead us.

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Reece Donovan
Reece Donovan
CEO of Nomad Digital

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Update to the External Assessment Timetable and supporting documentation

Each academic session the NCFE Assessment Delivery team is responsible for producing an updated version of the External Assessment Timetable covering all NCFE CACHE qualifications, which have set dates for external assessments.

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Chris Tubbrit
Chris Tubbrit
Product Development Team Manager

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher
FE Policy Analyst

Catherine Sezen
Catherine Sezen
Senior Policy Manager at AoC

Mark Dawe
Mark Dawe
Chief Executive of Association of Employment and Learning Providers

Stephen Evans
Stephen Evans
CEO of the Learning and Work Institute

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

Widening participation in education

At NCFE, our core purpose is to advance and promote learning and through this changethe lives of people of all ages and from all backgrounds through the enabling power of education. With this in mind, I’d like to focus on the social mobility agenda and widening participation in education for those who want to learn and develop themselves.

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

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Case study: Richard Huish College


Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

Once in a lifetime


Sara Hall
Sara Hall
Head of NCFE Apprenticeship Services

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

Josh Dixon
Josh Dixon
Managing Director, YourCode Recruitment Group

English and Maths conference 2019


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Award-winning young carer used her V Cert to boost attendance by 40%

Keeley Crompton, Chorlton High School learner, awarded Highly Commended in the Learner of the Year – Against All Odds category in NCFE Aspiration Awards, while completing her Level 2 Certificate in Food and Cookery.

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Childcare student honoured in NCFE Aspiration Awards is set to help other youngsters thrive

Roisin Moran, learner at North West Regional College (NWRC), awarded Highly Commended in the Learner of the Year category in the NCFE Aspiration Awards.

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Young carer and HMP Nottingham Prison Officer awarded Learner of the Year by NCFE

Mark Miles, a Prison Officer at HMP Nottingham and former learner at Ashfield Comprehensive School, has been awarded Learner of the Year in the NCFE Aspiration Awards, following the completion of his vocational qualification in Uniformed Services.

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

Tackling exclusion in our schools


Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

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Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

New fitness qualifications launched


Michael Lemin
Michael Lemin
Policy and Research Manager

Changing the record: new requirement to log off-the-job hours on the ILR

It’s fair to say that the rule that an apprentice must spend 20% of their program doing ‘off-the-job’ training has proven controversial. Whilst some recognise the value of this kind of training in aiding the development of an apprentice, others see it as needlessly constrictive, and a key barrier to recruitment.

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

Case study - Flying high: The Launch Group

The Launch Group is a specialist training and recruitment provider that works nationally using Government and commercial funding to deliver diverse pre-employment programmes in the aviation sector. The highly regarded training provider recently received the ‘Provider of the Year’ award by the Aviation Skills Partnership.

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

Why NCFE is launching the #FullyFunctional campaign

NCFE has launched our campaign #FullyFunctional, calling on the Government to allow learners who achieve Grade 3 in their English and maths GCSE (equivalent to Grade D in the old system) to be given the opportunity to study alternative qualifications such as Functional Skills.

Michael Lemin
Michael Lemin
Policy and Research Manager

Post-18 education report

Yesterday, the Education Policy Institute (EPI) published their report, Post-18 education and funding: options for the government review.

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

How to use a qualification to meet your career guidance duties

We’re committed to helping schools meet their career guidance duties by developing solutions for employability skills development that meet the expectations of employers.

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

Addressing skills gaps with NCFE

At NCFE, we understand that every learner is different and that it’s important to develop a diverse and engaging offer that helps every learner achieve their full potential.

Dr Gareth Thomas
Dr Gareth Thomas
Managing Director, Skills and Employment Support Limited

Key messages from the AAC


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Suffolk New College learners prepare for entry to public services

Learners on the NCFE Level 2 and 3 Diploma Entry to the Uniformed Services at Suffolk New College are gaining skills for a wide range of occupational roles in Public Services.

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

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Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

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Case Study: University of Cumbria - NCFE qualifications are providing learners with a head start at Higher Education level

At NCFE, we want to ensure that learners who complete our qualification are able to access to a wide range of progression routes.

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

Daniel Howard
Daniel Howard
Skills Forward Managing Director

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton
Policy Leader

Update on the Augar Review


Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Getting schools ready for RSHE


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Learners at Ormiston Rivers Academy succeed with NCFE Technical Awards

Ormiston Rivers Academy, a secondary school deep in the Essex countryside, is continuing to expand its curriculum with technical qualifications from NCFE.

Danielle McCullough
Danielle McCullough
Marketing Executive

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

3. Measure the milestones

Within our new Apprenticeship Standards, this classic approach to plotting and monitoring progress of a journey is now primed to return in a whole new context.

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

4. Breakfast of champions


David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

2. Part of the programme


Josh Dixon
Josh Dixon
Managing Director, YourCode Recruitment Group

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

T Levels Good News


Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Teacher retention for schools


Paul Turner
Paul Turner
Futures Leader

Kristina Gray
Kristina Gray
Marketing Officer

David Gallagher
David Gallagher
Chief Executive Officer

End-Point Assessment – A New Vantage Point

EPA has become the day to day ‘acid test’ of whether the teaching, learning and development of an apprentice undertaking an Apprenticeship has met the expected standard.

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

NCFE wins contract to deliver Education and Childcare T Level

We are thrilled to announce that NCFE has been awarded the contract by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) and the Department for Education (DfE) to be the delivery partner for the Education and Childcare T Level.

Kristina Gray
Kristina Gray
Marketing Officer

Kievah Wallace
Kievah Wallace
PR and Social Media Officer

The benefits of Formative Assessment


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Albion Football Club learners excel with NCFE qualifications

Albion in the Community, the official charity of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, offers a range of NCFE qualifications to help people improve their lives and develop the tools they need to meet their potential.

Stewart Foster
Stewart Foster
Managing Director of Awarding

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Kristina Gray
Kristina Gray
Marketing Officer

Shaping the future with funding


Kristina Gray
Kristina Gray
Marketing Officer

The future of digital skills


Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher
FE Policy Analyst

What exactly is the Chartered Institute for?

It took an article in FE Week, pointing out the imminent withdrawal of its financial support from the DfE, to remind me, and no doubt many others, that the Chartered Institute for FE still exists.

Rachel Hopkins
Rachel Hopkins
Marketing Officer

Dates for your diary

There are a number of important dates to remind you of, including cut off dates for the spring assessment window, qualifications which are withdrawing early, scheduling your EQA visit and more!

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