Further education in 2020: the challenges and opportunities

Delegates at this Guardian hosted event see the future of the further education as, “turbulent, but full of opportunity.”┬áThe article highlights, how in the light of further cuts, discussion focused on how to take advantage of a changing landscape. Some ideas for institutions included:

  • crisis management becoming the norm for the sector
  • the need to form partnerships and collaborate with businesses, local authorities etc.
  • for employers to take more responsibility for skills training
  • inconsistency of policy
  • the implications of social media for learners and institutions

Read the article here.