Further Education & Skills

The next generation of manufacturers

This Department is leading the See Inside Manufacturing campaign, which sees 100s of manufacturers opening their doors to young people. I have no doubt that seeing our wonderful British companies in action will fire the imaginations and capture the hearts … Continue reading

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To infinity and beyond the Higgs Boson

This month’s A Level results showed a significant rise in the number of people choosing to study science and maths. Entries for chemistry alone were up over nine per cent from last year – that’s over 4000 extra students. This … Continue reading

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Business and big ideas.

Mark Prisk

For my first post on the BIS blog, I want to give you an insight into my work yesterday, speaking with local businesses and civic leaders in the South of England and visiting Reading University during Universities Week. In Portsmouth … Continue reading

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Looking back at Adult Learner’s Week

John Hayes Adult Learner's Week

Last week was NIACE’s Adult Learners’ Week. As ever, it proved to be an incredibly uplifting occasion. The thousands of events up and down the country presented a fantastic opportunity to take time out to celebrate the achievements of individuals, and … Continue reading

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