NCFE Podcast
Strategy to 2024 Video 3 - Podcast version

Strategy to 2024 Video 3 - Podcast version

July 16, 2021

Adapted from the original video shared internally, The final podcast in the series features Philip Le Feuvre speaking with Louise Shillinglaw and Lisa Forrest to discuss cultivating a purposeful and high-performance culture.

Strategy to 2024 Video 2 - Podcast version

Strategy to 2024 Video 2 - Podcast version

July 16, 2021

Adapted from the original video shared internally, in this podcast Philip Le Feuvre and David Gallagher discuss developing deep and credible insight into need, and leading digital disruption in education.

Strategy to 2024 Video 1 - Podcast version

Strategy to 2024 Video 1 - Podcast version

July 16, 2021

Adapted from the original video shared internally, in this podcast Philip Le Feuvre catches up with David Gallagher and Stewart Foster to discuss the objectives assessing learner need, progress and attainment, and creating brilliant qualifications and content.

After education: preparing young people for the real world

After education: preparing young people for the real world

July 12, 2021

In this podcast, Paul Turner, Policy Specialist, at NCFE, is joined by guests to discuss the topics that many people have thought “I wish they’d taught me that at school”.

From financial education, to mental fitness, to engaging with politics, our guests will consider the life skills that they believe should be on the education agenda before every young person leaves school.

Diverse spaces: the importance of representation and inclusion

Diverse spaces: the importance of representation and inclusion

June 29, 2021

Paul Turner, Policy Specialist at NCFE, is joined by guests who are working to make education a more inclusive space for all.

The panel will discuss education as a sector and where strides have been made, and where there are still areas to make improvements. The panel will also discuss the curriculum and whether a shake-up is needed to ensure that young people are well versed in diversity and inclusion and leave school or education as global citizens.

Social mobility - from education to employment

Social mobility - from education to employment

May 24, 2021

Michael Lemin, Head of Policy at NCFE, is joined by a fantastic panel of guests to discuss social mobility and what employers and educators can do to ensure they bridge the gap.

Michael speaks to a mentor and a former mentee about how this has helped them to develop professionally and personally as well as representatives from organisations designed to facilitate social mobility, The Sutton Trust, and the Helena Kennedy Foundation.

Mental health and the power of education

Mental health and the power of education

May 9, 2021
Michael Lemin, Head of Policy at NCFE, is joined by a panel of guests to discuss the power of education and how is can be harnessed to promote good mental health. From proactive measures to enhance mental fitness with Fika to crisis prevention alongside Big Dog Little Dog, the panel will discuss the unique part that education can play in good mental health.
Tackling unemployment: digital futures and careers

Tackling unemployment: digital futures and careers

April 16, 2021

NCFE’s in-house expert on all things digital, James Lane, is joined by a panel of guests to discuss the rapidly changing digital world, our increased reliance on technology and how to equip young people and job seekers for the digital workplace.

James, alongside Liz Williams MBE, Chief Executive Officer at FutureDotNow, Dan Troke, Director of IT / Digital Apprenticeships at Impact Futures, Dr Ajay Sharman, Regional Network Lead at National STEM Learning Centre and Network and Ross McCulloch, Director at Third Sector Lab will address the inequalities of the digital world, emerging digital needs and advice for job seekers who want to explore a career in digital industries.

 

Find out more about NCFE's Essential Digital Skills qualifications at ncfe.org.uk/eds. 

Mental health and motivation, losing it, finding it, and keeping it

Mental health and motivation, losing it, finding it, and keeping it

March 25, 2021

NCFE’S Head of Policy, Michael Lemin is joined by a panel of guests to discuss how to harness the power of motivation to achieve educational goals.  The panel, featuring mental fitness experts from Fika, will deep dive into what motivation is and how it can affect our mental health, how it is lost, found and, ultimately, kept driving achievement and supporting learners and educators. 

Making the UK employable: Plan for Jobs and Build Back Better

Making the UK employable: Plan for Jobs and Build Back Better

March 18, 2021

Paul Turner, Policy Specialist at NCFE, and a panel of employability and policy experts bring skills into the centre of focus and unpack employability initiatives, past and present on this thought-provoking podcast. As we begin to build back the UK economy, the panel will discuss why now is the time to focus on a future that affords lifelong learning and future-proofed skills development the attention and investment that they deserve.