All Careers Advice

  • Differentiation is integral to the principle of inclusion – it is about ensuring that all learners can access the curriculum. However, whilst a principled intention of education, it is a complex and often confusing term. The pursuit of accommodating the differences, and resultant needs, of every ...
  • Successive government policy reforms over the past two decades have changed the conditions in which teachers teach.
  • Exam season is upon us. Learners are now preparing for their exams and their next steps beyond the exams.
  • Nicky tells us about her work coaching and mentoring FE staff and her new role supporting the lesson observation process.
  • With 2018 fast approaching, the need to assess the introduction of the T level qualification in 2020 and how the FE sector can adapt is increasingly important. This article provides a breakdown of the T level so you can start preparing for its arrival.
  • Our correspondent at South Devon College, Nicky Hawkins, spoke to colleague Leanne Endacott about her role as Funding and Transport Advisor and how she got started in FE.
  • Rebecca Walker takes us through her daily routine as an English lecturer in FE and how she works across disciplines to ensure students are engaged.
  • What are the qualifications, how and where do you gain them and how much do they cost? Here we look at the practical elements of each course.
  • college.jobs.ac.uk have recently expanded their social media presence and we now have Facebook and LinkedIn profiles.
  • There are lots of different ways you can become an FE teacher and here we set out some practical steps to help you choose the right route.
  • The new FE inspection handbook contains no less than 181 references to the word “progress”. This not only refers to colleges’ own progress in response to feedback from previous monitoring visits, but for FE teachers, there is a real expectation that we are conducting regular and thorough checks o...
  • Sulbia Khanam-Quddus is a law tutor at Oldham College, in North West England. Originally a commercial litigator, she made the change into teaching six years ago.
  • Starting an initial teacher training course can be an intense and often hectic time, so getting off to a good start can save you from a lot of headaches and hiccups later on in the year.
  • What makes a good mentor? Is an effective mentor born or made? What values, attitudes, beliefs and qualities characterise the best mentors?
  • Deciding on questions to ask the interviewer can be one of the most stressful parts of the interview process.
  • It is no exaggeration to state that technology has revolutionised the way we learn and the way that we teach. Technology has huge potential to inject interest, promote creativity and provide access across the curriculum. One of the main advantages being that so much of it is free.
  • How well-prepared for employment did you feel when leaving education? The majority of courses within Further Education provide learners with vocational pathways...
  • If you are considering a teaching career in Further Education you may be imagining yourself in a traditional role in a college classroom. However, post 16 education and training is a far more diverse sector than you may realise.
  • What is CPD? For those teaching in FE, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an important part of the role.
  • My name is Chris Wilkinson and I am 28 years old lecturer of Law, having taught since September 2011.