www.FEnews.co.uk have championed work primarily based learning and Expertise News considering that 2003. FE News is the top Further Education and Abilities news site with nearly 300,000 month-to-month user sessions. The internet site has a variety of specialist Capabilities content material ranging from month-to-month columnists such as Abilities Minister John Hayes, UK Capabilities CEO Simon Bartley, Skills Funding Agency CEO Geoff Russell and National Apprenticeship Service CEO Simon Waugh.
Last year the FE News team flew out to Canada for the Globe Abilities competitors with the UK Abilities squad and shot practically a feature length film length of video interviews at WorldSkills Calgary 2009. The FE News team are hoping to cover the Euro Abilities event in Lisbon in December 2010 and will be covering the Planet Expertise competitors when it comes to the Excel Centre in London 2011.
CEO Gavin O’Meara explains “Because we launched in 2003, FE News has been focussed on delivering optimistic news about the whole FE and Skills sector. Back in 2003, operate based finding out and expertise did not acquire much coverage. We created a very conscious work to raise the profile of perform primarily based understanding and capabilities on the internet site, always showing the benefits of vocational abilities to the learner and the UK economy.
We are delighted that UK Abilities asked us out to Calgary for final year’s World Capabilities competitors, what an knowledge and inspiration to see the really greatest “skilled” learners from across the Planet competing. It utilized to be called the Capabilities Olympics and I can now realize why. We are really looking forward to London 2011 and want to encourage the complete FE and Skills sector to get involved”