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FE & Skills Showcase Saturday 6th May

The University of Derby hosted an important gathering of FE folk at the weekend. There were interesting and important talks by Paul Warren, Oliver Caviglioli, Mark Martin, Howard Scott, the excellent students present and past  and others. With his pen on fire …Oliver weaved his magic and created a  graphic overview of our transformative FE…

Keynote Speakers for the Remagining Further Education Conference, 21 June 2017.

On 21 June 2017, the Reimagining Further Education Conference has several keynote speakers. Here we provide infromation about our special guests. We are delighted to have Professor Lyn Tett and Dr Maggie Feeley speaking at our conference on the theme of transformative learning. Lynn is Professor Emerita at the University of Edinburgh and Professor of Community Education…

Happy Easter

Thank you to all those who have supported ‘FE: Transforming Lives and Communities’. Have a lovely Easter and look out for more inspirational learners and teachers

Join a timely & critical dialogue! Remagining further education conference: transformative learning 21.06.17

On 21st June 2017, Birmingham City University’s Centre for the Study of Practice and Culture in Education (CSPACE) will host its second one-day Reimagining Further Education Conference at its City Centre Campus (Curzon Building), located in the centre of Birmingham.   The conference theme recognises the power of transformational education to empower  teachers, learners and their…

UCU 4th Annual Cradle to Grave Conference, 11 February 2017

On Saturday 11th February, we presented an overview of the research project at the Cradle to Grave conference alongside other speakers: Sean Vernell and Stephen Exley. Our talk included Marie McNamara (one of the project participants whose own video will be appearing soon) who talked to the audience about her personal journey and how she…

Adam’s story – inspiring

Adam’s story is providing inspiration for others. The photo below speaks of the power of sharing stories of transformation. In the telling of these stories, new identities are affirmed. These stories have the power to inspire change in others.  Local further education colleges are the places where this kind of transformation is made possible.  FE…