Take learning to the people – A new report from City & Guilds warns that a top down approach to recovery puts the UK economy at risk and calls for increased devolution to address challenges that lie ahead

We have been working closely with our core partner City & Guilds Group to create opportunities to further our 12 month FED National Consultation on a long term vision for education. Their recent report ‘Act Now to get Britain Working Again’ highlights a recurring theme discussed at our series of FED round table events. The […]

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 […]

FED150 – Ten characters who shaped a school system

As we Launch a year of celebration to mark the 150th Anniversary of  State Education in England with a theme of ‘Looking Back – Moving Forward’, FED are delighted to publish a remarkable look back at some of the key figures who have influenced our education system, downloadable here. Our Launch event on September 14th […]