Month: April 2016

Hard evidence, not anecdote, please, Chief Inspector

Policy Consortium member Ian Nash reflects on Sir Michael Wilshaw’s recent remarks about FE and points to the need for those in positions of influence to have regard for the evidence. Why should Suffolk colleges hand over hundreds of post-16 students to Lowestoft school

Student Services and the Localism Agenda

The Policy Consortium’s Mick Fletcher outlines aspects of student services that need to be taken into consideration as responsibility for skills is devolved to local areas. It is increasingly clear that responsibility for ‘skills’ is to be devolved to local