Further Education

Welcome to the IG Further Education Hub! We're here to provide the further education sector and skills leaders the latest insights, events and opinion from across the sector. With a focus on best practice and leading policy updates, our events are leading platforms to support you and your institution enhance standards and support improved outcomes for all further education students and apprentices.

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RETURNING IN DECEMBER: The National Apprenticeships Conference 2020 (Shortlisted for the Conference Awards 2020)

The Apprenticeships Conference 2020 will assess the future of apprenticeship funding, delivery and uptake following the Covid 19 crisis. In unprecedented times, the Conference will explore the next steps for the apprenticeships levy, reforms to end point assessments and how all providers and employers can recover from the impact of Covid 19 on apprenticeship programmes.
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This event was so insightful and it was great to learn from the industry leading practitioners. Well organised and a great day.
Digital Marketing ManagerDigital Marketing Manager - Bridgend College
Excellent conference with a good balance of speakers who facilitated reflections on professional practice and planning for educational reforms.
Senior Lead - Teaching, Learning & AssessmentSenior Lead - Teaching, Learning & Assessment - Buckinghamshire College Group
A very insightful conference with great speakers sharing engaging presentations on industry best practice. Very much worth the journey down from Aberdeen!
Student Recruitment OfficerStudent Recruitment Officer - Scotland's Rural College
This was an excellent event and gave me lots of real, 'on the ground' tips and advice from practitioners who are grappling with exactly the same issues as we are within our educational setting. Thank you.
Assistant Principal (Director of Student Services)Assistant Principal (Director of Student Services) - Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College
It was an excellent event, very well organised and efficiently delivered. The speakers were all highly knowledgeable and offered valuable updates and information.
HE Support Co-ordinatorHE Support Co-ordinator - Weston College
Fantastic event, very useful for sharing best practice and networking.
Higher Education DirectorHigher Education Director - Halesowen College
It was a great conference, clear on policies, excellent case studies.
Deputy Head of EngineeringDeputy Head of Engineering - Gloucestershire College
The variety of speakers was well balanced and I really enjoyed the opportunity for discussion and debate.
Business Development AdvisorBusiness Development Advisor - Boston College
I found the whole day really enjoyable. The Hosts, speakers and the networking was all professionally done.
RegistrarRegistrar - St. Patrick's College