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5 Proven Ways to Boost Your Confidence

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/250687 Want your business to appear in Entrepreneur magazine? Tell us how you’re empowering employees, and you could be selected for a full-page promotion provided by Colonial Life. Every entrepreneur faces challenges, risk and uncertainty in the pursuit of their dream. To endure and make that dream a reality requires many skills and traits, the […]

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Are You Managing Your Job Instead of Managing Your Career?

http://www.michelemmartin.com/thebambooprojectblog/2015/09/the-difference-between-managing-your-job-and-managing-your-career.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+typepad%2Fmichelemartin%2Fthebambooprojectblog+%28thebambooprojectblog%29 Managing job A big mistake a lot of us make in our work is to confuse our careers with the jobs we have right now. This is a problem because we end up confusing job management with career management. And believe me, there’s a difference.  Job Management When you are managing your job, you […]

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College Principals show concern over Area Based Reviews. 

Published first by FE Jobs.  https://m.facebook.com/notes/fejobs/principals-unease-on-post-16-reviews/887352424684955 This summer, the Department for Education (DFE) and Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) decided to start a programme of area-based reviews of 16-plus provision. They announced the need for “fewer, larger, more resilient and efficient providers” in the future. Proposing that it will allow greater specialisation, creating […]

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Cummon England!!

Let the show begin.    

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New Role, New Challenges

Paul Champion.     After nearly two years working with the exceptional team at Chesterfield College it’s time to move on.  I have learnt so much during my time as Assistant Principal at Chesterfield and I would like to wish everyone at the college and the wonderful team within Learning Unlimited the best of luck and […]

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Aelp conference.. One day to go!

If you are going to the Aelp conference why not let me know and we can grab a coffee? It would be great to meet up with some of my followers. Hopefully see you there.

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The Data Service – Statistics – Statistical First Release – Current SFR

http://www.thedataservice.org.uk/statistics/statisticalfirstrelease/sfr_current/ Current SFR The current SFR was published on 31 January 2013. It shows information on learner participation and achievement for Further Education and Skills from 2007/08 to 2011/12, as well as provisional data for the first quarter of 2012/13 (August to October). It includes information from the Labour Force Survey on the level of […]

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New Ofsted Inspection Framework May 2012

http://www.ascl.org.uk/advice/az_topics/inspections/new_ofsted_inspection_framework_may_2012 From ascl.org.uk New Ofsted Inspection Framework May 2012 Ofsted has announced the changes to its inspection framework that will be implemented from September 2012. The information below contains two sections highlighting some of the key changes – the first is for schools and the second is for further education colleges. Section one Listed below […]

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Report warns of looming housing crisis for over a million young people by 2020 | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

http://www.jrf.org.uk/media-centre/report-warns-looming-housing-crisis From jrf.org.uk REPORT WARNS OF LOOMING HOUSING CRISIS FOR OVER A MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE BY 2020 A report published today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation warns of an escalating housing crisis which is set to lock over one million young people out of home ownership by 2020. The report, Housing options and solutions for […]

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Are the coalition’s pronouncments on social mobility naive, or hypocritical?

http://m.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/jun/11/widening-participation-he-funding-reforms?cat=education&type=article Are the coalition’s pronouncments on social mobility naive, or hypocritical? Taken from: m.guardian.co.uk For many, it is impossible to tell whether the recent flurry of government announcements about enhancing low-income students’ participation in higher education is simply naive, or really hypocritical. First, on 22 May, the deputy prime minister made a well-trailed speech, in […]

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