FED National Consultation Report – Building Forward Together

On Monday 26th April 2021 the Foundation for Education Development (FED) launched the FED National Consultation Report at an all-party ‘virtual’ reception at the Houses of Parliament, hosted by Baroness Nicky Morgan of Cotes and Baron Jim Knight of Weymouth. We are delighted to also hear from Carl Ward, Chair of the FED, the Rt […]

Overwhelmingly Positive Response to the FED National Education Summit

Our FED National Education Summit ran from 1st – 4th March and provided a unique and in-depth examination of our education system through a long-term lens. Those who attended were both inspired and encouraged by the themes, the calibre of those speakers who contributed from this country and Internationally, and supportive of the neutral space […]

Levelling up: From rhetoric to reality

Presented by the Chief Executive of the Federation of Awarding Bodies, Tom Bewick, #SkillsWorldLive is a radio show that builds on the popular #SkillsWorld podcast series, where Tom interviews leading figures shaping the post-compulsory education and skills systems, including apprenticeships in the UK, and across the world. The guests include: Carl Ward – Executive Chairman at Foundation for Education […]

The College of the Future – UK-Wide Final Report

The FED welcomes this excellent, cogently argued and eminently practical report by the Independent Commission on the College of the Future, in particular the idea of the need for a longer-term strategy, central also to our aims. The Commissioners, chaired by Sir Ian Diamond, held roundtable and workshop events with a broad range of individuals […]

FED council member Ndidi Okezie is awarded an OBE

Ndidi Okezie, FED council member, has successfully been awarded an OBE at The 2020 Queens Honours. This recognition comes off the back of her dedication to providing services to young people across the country following  the outbreak of Covid-19. We want to wish her congratulations, and to say thank you for all of the hard […]

Our latest Podcast now available

Hear Carl Ward, founder and Chair of the Foundation for Education Development (FED) in conversation with Nick MacKenzie, an education lawyer and partner at Browne Jacobson LLP discussing how a long-term education vision and plan can best serve the needs of our country and its people. Laying the foundations for the development of a national […]

‘Lets Get Britain Working Again’ City & Guilds Webinar

Information on City & Guilds Webinar – 2 November 2020 Issues surrounding the shape of a future workforce and the challenges of delivering appropriate skills are a key area of the 12 month consultation being run by the FED as part of our work to develop a long term plan and vision for Education. Many […]