Advertise on FE News

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Established in 2003, FE News has been the specialist digital / new media news site for the Further Education, Skills, Work Based Learning and Employability sector for the past 16 years.

Over the past 16 years, FE News has specialised in giving our audience Exclusive content from experts across the sector, particularly sharing best practice, innovation, expert opinion articles discussing FE strategy and videos on the latest developments in the sector.

So how can we help you get started with your advertising? 

Step 1: Register as an advertiser
Step 2: Choose a Package
Step 3: Start a campaign
Step 4: Add banners / ads
Step 5: Review your Stats

About the FE News audience

FE News had nearly 80,000 unique visitors in October 2019 and has between 200-300,000 page views per month, mainly key decision makers, senior management, executives and policy makers in the FE, HE, Skills, Apprenticeship / Work Based Learning, Training and Employability sector.

We have over 31,000 followers on social media as well as 25,000 LinkedIn connections, and over 3,600 registered contributors / expert writers on FE News from across the sector. 

That is a lot of visitors who are specialists within the FE, Skills and Employability sector. Our audience have many ways of engaging with the content and getting involved themselves.

FE News is a long-form proprietary publishing platform which allows registered members to submit events, seminars, press releases, corporate blogs, and videos straight onto the FE News site.

Advertise on FE News

Our most popular advertising options since 2003 have been our site wide display advertisements, which are next to the articles and videos.

Our main headline banner advertising space is so popular that it is booked out for a year at a time! So please check for availability on the site wide advertising options.

We also have several other advertising options, including Home Page ‘section break banner advertisements’ and in article adverts (on both our written word articles and videos).

We usually have availability for site wide ‘Skyscraper’ advertisements (although it is again a good idea to check for availability as the Skyscrapers are very popular).

The Skyscrapers are 120 pixels wide and 225 pixels high and are on every news and video page. Skyscrapers cost £450 + vat per month.

Advertise on FE Careers

FE Careers has been the largest specialist job advertising site in Further Education, Apprenticeships and Work Based Learning since 2003, helping you find your next job in Learning and Development or your next member of staff. With job advertising from just £70 +VAT per month, click here for more job advertising options.


You can either run stand alone specialist recruitment adverts on FE Careers... or we can tailor a campaign on both FE Careers and FE News.

The audience on FE Careers and FE News are slightly different (as such we even split the stats as the audience are engaging with the sites in a different way). On FE News there is primarily an Executive audience within the sector... so you could run a Skyscraper advertisement to reach ‘Passive candidates’ who are happy in their role (and not registered with every recruitment agency known to man)... but who could be tempted by your exciting new opportunity. Please click here to view our Executive Recruitment advertising solutions.

Want to discuss other options?

Call Gavin on 08456 125 750 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss other advertising options, or ways of working with FE News and FE Careers.

Huge growth in traffic

Over the past three years (May 2016 to May 2019) we have had a 618% increase in monthly unique visitors, 625% increase in sessions and 1171% increase in page views. Which is pretty epic.

Weekly and Monthly unique visitors

Best weekly unique visitors on FE News were 19,262 unique visitors in a week and 64,828 unique visitors in a month. Best monthly page views have increased to 292,248 in 2019 up by 1171%

The figures are fantastic, we have had incredible growth over the past three years and thank you for your help in achieving this. For a tiny team (there are two of us), we are over the moon with the figures.

Videography and Podcasts

Would you like your organisation to feature on FE News video or podcast exclusives? We are able to offer 30 second adverts at the front end of an FE News film and up to 1 min 30 seconds at the end of a video.

Bespoke adverts are available from our award winning New Media Team. Our New Media Team are able to produce video adverts for you, prices from £1500 + VAT per day
Video Adverts - from £1000

CPD / Event promotion

FE News and our sister site FE Careers provide a weekly e-newsletter (FE Soundbite). This is an opt in e-newsletter, emailed directly into registered subscribers' inbox each week.

  • Event promotion in FE Soundbite - £59
  • CPD recommendation email for our 18,000+ FE Careers subscribers (POA).

FE News has an active group of contributors and writers sharing their vision of the sector. There are over 3,600 registered contributors / expert writers on FE News from across the sector. 

One of the FE News specialism is encouraging the sector to share ‘their story’ and ‘their view’, to give FE a Voice and reflect what is truly happening at a strategic and operational delivery level across FE, Work Based Learning and Employability. There are 100+ new articles published every week on FE News. 

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Providing trustworthy and positive news and views since 2003, we publish exclusive peer to peer articles from our feature writers, as well as user content across our network of over 3000 Newsrooms, offering multiple sources of news across the Education and Employability sectors.

FE News also broadcast live events, webinars, video interviews and news bulletins so you receive the latest developments in Skills News and across the Apprenticeship, Further Education and Employability sectors.

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