Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Skills Bank of England – fixing interest rates?

Now here’s a question. Back in October, I temporarily went all metaphorical and suggested in this blog┬áthat the FE sector would be more respected if it wasn’t seen as a Cinderella service, but as the skills Bank of England. That … Continue reading

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0. Under Construction: Summer 2015

The Under Construction blog on my Trans-Siberian Journey has now been constructed. The actual journey overland by train from Manchester to Vladivostok and then by boat to Japan has been completed, as have the blogs. The actual travel blogs are numbered 4-17 … Continue reading

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To be a Pilgrim: Borrowing a Song for Lent

This piece was written for the second #UKFEchat Guide book, published on 13 February 2015. It appeared under the title “Barriers to Progress” but since this is Ash Wednesday I thought I’d give it a title more appropriate to the … Continue reading

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Soft Skills: the sacred meets the profane

So here’s the blog… The best of the Thursday evening chats with #ukfechat are like this. Starts off with an eerie quietness, a light breeze rustling over the blades of grass, and maybe some tumbleweed starting to move across across … Continue reading

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