16 May 2024 Interviews

EXIT INTERVIEW: The Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP on his tenure and the future of FE and Skills

The sudden resignation of Robert Halfon on 26 March shook the FE and skills sector as he decided to stand down at the next general election following 14 years as an MP and nine as a...

26 Apr 2024 Interviews

Labour Wrong To Ring-Fence “Only” Half The Levy — Ex UCAS Executive Director Of Strategy

With the Prime Minister's apprenticeship reforms coming into effect this April, Managing Director of Bridgehead Education, William Walter, and Consultant, Ellis Coughlan, sit down with...

17 Feb 2024 Interviews

Peter Aldous MP: The greatest threats to FE and Skills in 2024

We sit down with Peter Aldous MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Further Education and Lifelong Learning to get his take on the key challenges to the FE and skills sector in 2024....

19 Nov 2023 Interviews

Lindsay Conroy, Head of Apprenticeships, UCAS

This month we interviewed Lindsay Conroy, Head of Apprenticeships at UCAS. We discussed integrating apprenticeships alongside degree courses on their platform, emphasising the significance of...

15 Oct 2023 Interviews

Jonathan Gullis MP and Lia Nici MP, The New Conservatives

Jonathan Gullis MP, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for School Standards, and Lia Nici MP, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Levelling Up, talk to us about the key...

1 Sep 2023 Interviews

Rt Hon Lord Willetts, former Minister of State for Universities and Science

This month, former Secretary of State for Universities and author of 'A University Education', Rt Hon Lord Willetts, has shared some his expertise on the challenges and potential...

3 Jul 2023 Interviews

Graham Morley, senior leadership consultant and experienced college leader

This month, senior leadership consultant and experienced college leader 

Mark Bremner, CEO, MBKB
30 May 2023 Interviews

MBKB's Mark Bremner: How to tackle poor apprenticeship achievement rates

This month, MBKB's business director and CEO Mark Bremner gives us his provider's experience of achievement rates and how the system of measuring success needs to be changed if...