Developing qualifications: how can we involve small businesses?

Anthony Haynes writes: At this week’s Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) national conference, a major theme was the role of employers as stakeholders in the development of vocational qualifications. There was widespread agreement on the point that employers need to understand and value qualifications (more so than is currently the case).  Agreement was also widespread… Read More

How can we help young people navigate the labour market? NCFE’s contribution

Anthony Haynes writes: At the recent Voice of Apprenticeship conference I was very pleased to meet staff from NCFE and to learn more about the awards they offer. As a result of that conversation, we invited NCFE to contribute a guest post to our blog. I’m delighted now to present this post from NCFE Chief Executive, David… Read More