Articles from FE News

Theatr Genedlaethol celebrates Apprenticeship Week with schools

@TheatrGenCymru is proud to have been part of Apprenticeship Week Wales this February. The week-long celebrations showcased the excellent opportunities that apprenticeships offer to young people and employers in Wales.

Hays Education launch Wellbeing First: free wellbeing for teachers

@HaysEducationUK has launched Wellbeing First, the UK’s first free #wellbeing training available for school staff across the UK. Wellbeing First is the first of its kind to offer free courses to help teachers and staff manage their stress levels, reduce their anxiety, discover how to foster positive mental health and prioritise their work-life balance, while also meeting CPD requirements.

Simplified processes provide welcome boost for UK researchers

From today (11 Feb) the government’s overarching research body, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), will trial streamlined application processes for researchers.

Naming and shaming employers who fail to pay minimum wage to be resumed under revamped rules

Businesses that fail to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage will continue to be publicly named by the government, following a review of the scheme.

Shining a light on the lack of gender diversity in tech

#WomenInScience International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020 Just 17% of those working in the UK technology sector are female, which is significantly lower than most other UK sectors. On 11th February, the United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This provides a great opportunity to reflect on the importance of the contributions by women in the technology sector to date and why more women need to be working in the sector for the UK’s future prosperity.