All Careers Advice

  • If you are currently training to be a Further Education teacher or already working in the sector, you may think your career will be confined to FE or Sixth Form colleges.
  • Whether you have a home-based working arrangement or a hybrid one, our advice and tools will help you to make the most of your time at home!
  • The purpose of education is to help students achieve the best they can, and more! None of us know our own potential, so feedback can be vital.
  • Change is all around us. Online platforms have radically changed the way we work throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Some jobs are disappearing due to technological advances whilst new jobs emerge rapidly.
  • A cover letter is a document that accompanies your CV when applying for jobs. It serves as a personal introduction and supports your application.
  • Competency-based interview questions focus on the skills and experience you have developed. Many people find competency questions confusing and difficult to answer. In the following article, I have cherry-picked some guidance to help you successfully prepare for your next interview and land your ...
  • In these uncertain times one thing is certain; the way we work will change. The need for social distancing has already led to remote working wherever possible.
  • Just like spring cleaning your home highlights how much junk you’ve accumulated, so does spring cleaning your CV.
  • It’s tempting to think that the concept of a teacher shortage in the UK makes it easy to walk in to a teaching job, with little thought to your application.
  • Last year I wrote several articles about ‘T’ levels. In the last article I addressed the key issues facing FE colleges in preparation for their roll out in September 2020.
  • New Year. New term. New resolutions. A new start. January offers a time to reset.
  • Setting home-study tasks brings frustration. Frustration for teachers when students say they have not done it; frustration for students who perhaps do not see the relevance of tasks set.
  • Today, the Group announced the launch of WEG21, a modular staffing platform which simplifies the process of attracting and hiring candidates, using a proven agency-style model.
  • An article in TES reported on a survey carried out in 2018 which found that almost two-thirds of students in FE feel very or extremely stressed about exams
  • Are you looking for a teaching assistant role? The most crucial step to landing your next job is perfecting your CV.
  • Findings from recent Ofsted research (2018) have found that teachers are highly stressed and anxious. Stress in teaching is not new, indeed research into teacher stress dates back to the 1970s. More recently, issues of teacher recruitment and retention are associated with stress.
  • If your further education CV is not quite hitting the mark, then follow these five pro tips that help give your academic CV the boost that it deserves, and secure those job interviews.
  • Questioning in teaching and learning is frequently taken for granted, but it is a skill which needs conscious development if we are to become effective teachers.
  • As with any other resource, its use needs to be based on how it can enhance the learning of your students. Technology can be used to personalise learning as well as support collaborative learning.
  • The ‘T’ level reform to vocational education planned to be rolled out from 2020 is ambitious and probably the most significant reform to post-16 education since the introduction of ‘A’ levels.