Leading through a pandemic: Reflections on an extraordinary 18 months
Collab Group and Compass Group issue joint statement in support of Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Inclusion
The Peter Roberts Collab Group Bursary is an award for outstanding achievement for a student from a Collab Group College. It consists of a £2,500 bursary x 2 to support students from the end of their college education into self-employment or higher education. This will be one bursary per student....
Collab Group sat down with FE leaders to learn about their experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Collab Group and the Skills network are delighted to announce that the Peter Roberts Bursary is returning for a third year.
ESS customer and account director, Rob Clark, on the sector’s accelerated digital journey
This piece, by Asfa Sohail, is the fifth and final in a series of blogs in the lead up to the London Mayoral Election. This blog is about how colleges can best support London’s economic recovery.
We are delighted to announce that Grŵp Llandrillo Menai has joined the Collab Group
This piece, by Tracy Aust, is the fourth in a series of blogs in the lead up to the London Mayoral Election. This blog is about how colleges can best support London’s economic recovery.
This piece, by Peter-Mayhew Smith, is the third in a series of blogs in the lead up to the London Mayoral Election. This blog is about how colleges can best support London’s economic recovery.
With the anniversary of the first national lockdown having just passed, we thought it would interesting to hear the perspectives and reflections from Further Education leaders
This piece, by Roy O'Shaughnessy, is the second in a series of blogs in the lead up to the London Mayoral Election. This blog is about how colleges can best support London’s economic recovery.
12 students from The Manchester College’s Industry Excellence Academy will play a key role in building the College’s new city centre campus
This piece, by Dr Sam Parrett OBE, is the first in a series of blogs in the lead up to the London Mayoral Election. This blog is about how colleges can best support London’s economic recovery.
Collab Group CEO, Ian Pretty on the 2021 Budget
The Collab Group announces new partnership with BAM UK
The Collab Group is delighted to announce a new partnership with Sodexo
The Collab Group is delighted to announce a new partnership with Mitie
Collab Group is recruiting for a Junior Account Manager.
Collab Group on Chancellor's SR Statement
Today, Collab Group is delighted to announce the launch of a new programme designed to support the next generation of leadership talent in the further education sector.
Today, the Government released the long-awaited Skills for Jobs White Paper.
Check out this guest blog from Holly Green at Stonewall on how colleges can create inclusive learning environments for the LGBT community.
We are delighted to annoucne Bradford College as the newest Collab Group member
Collab Group Statement on National Lockdown and 2021 exams
We are delighted to announce that John Thornhill, Chief Executive Officer at LTE Group, has been elected as Chair of the Collab Group Board.
Check out our third and final position statement on how colleges can support economic recovery. This statement focuses on Job Placements and recruitment.
Collab Group is delighted to announce that we are supporting the UK Civil Service, as part of EY’s supplier community.
Following the publication of our report on economic recovery, we have produced a second position statement focussing on training and upskilling.
A Collab Group position statement on Skills and jobs hubs.
NCFE and Collab Group announce new strategic partnership
We are delighted to announce that EKC Group has joined the Collab Group
Collab Group is proud to be working in partnership with Sopra Steria on the new Competency Training MarketplaceTM (CTM) platform.
Collab Group wins place on DWP CAHERS Framework
Collab Group is delighted to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with the Institute of Employability Professionals
Collab Group Statement on EDSK Further Consideration report
The winners of the 2020 Peter Roberts Bursary have been announced.
As campuses re-open, this UNIT-e blog explores how technology can be used to improve operational efficiencies
We are delighted to announce a new collaboration with Sopra Steria’s online Competency Training Marketplace (CTM).
Collab Group is delighted to welcome City of Birstol College as the newest Collab Group member.
Check out this guest blog from Bob Harrison reflecting on Peter Roberts and the coronavirus crisis.
Today we are kicking off our #createdatcollege campaign. In this blog our Cheif Executive Ian Pretty provides an overview of the campaign.
Check out our statment on the proposed review of the Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship
Our Business Development Manger Lauren Murkin reflect on her experiences undertaking a level 4 Sales Executive apprenticeship programme
National Apprenticeship Week comes at a time of great significance it is a great chance to highlight achievements, but also the perfect time to take stock of the project so far, evaluate its effectiveness and outline some of our requests for the future.
Check out this latest blog on T levels.
Check out this Position Paper on the Further Education White Paper
Check out this series of essays from further education leaders on the 2019 General Election.
Check out our latest election statment on capital funding
Statement on Coservatives £1.8 billion commitment to FE capital funding
Check out our latest paper on Adult Education Budget and Devolution in England
Check out our statment on adult education.
Check out our statement on the Conservative 2019 manifesto
Check out our election statement and asks on Technical Education and T Levels
Check out our statment on the Labour Party manifesto
Check out our statment on the Liberal Democrats Election mainfesto
We have produced a series of asks for the next Government around apprenticeships and the levy.
The Labour party has announced that every adult will be entitled to six years of free study under Labour plans for a radical expansion of lifelong learning, as part of its vision for a cradle-to-grave national education service
Check out our comment on the Liberal Democrts plans to create of an ambitious Skills Wallet which will give every adult £10,000 to spend on education and training throughout their lives.
Comment on Labour Apprenticeships Policy
This article was first published in FE Week
Capita Unit-e blog on disruptive technology in further education
Congratulations to Andrew Sproston as the recipient of the award.
How one Collab Group Scotland member college is responding to students’ needs
We have released our new Collab Group international prospectus with key information about our international services.
Collab Group is looking for consultants to undertake a detailed study to identify investment options
An award for outstanding achievement for a student from a Collab Group College
"The important part about AEB devolution is that it must be used to do something different", says Ian Pretty.
APS and Collab Group in a new partnership to boost sales apprenticeships across the UK
Great piece from Roy O'Shaughnessy, Principal at Capital City College Group
Capita’s Rob Clark looks ahead to their data-driven webinar with Education Technology later this month.
Sam Parrett, Principal at LSEC on importance of FE colleges to produce social capital
National Apprenticeship Week is a great opportunity to celebrate apprentices nation-wide. Apprenticeships are great for personal development, business and bring great benefits to the national economy
Mindful Education, a London-based education technology company, took home the Study Resource of the Year award at this year’s PQ Awards 2019, held on Tuesday 26 February.
In light of the LGBT History month, read Ian's latest opinion piece on the importance for more visibility from LGBT leaders in the Further Education Sector.
The UK Parliament Estates has confirmed Collab Group’s London colleges as key providers for their ‘new apprenticeship partnerships.
The Collab Group of Colleges is pleased to announce Gower College Swansea as its newest member!
Collab Group is pleased to welcome West Thames College as the newest member of the Collab Group London partnership. West Thames College is a successful, vibrant college of further and higher education located in the borough of Hounslow. Its inclusion will expand the geographical reach of our colleges into West London.
Collab Group has published its latest paper on the devolution of the Adult Education Budget to the Greater London Authority, based on interviews with principals from the Collab Group London Colleges.
Digital Skills Solutions (DSS) and Collab Group are delighted to announce a partnership with the Housing Associations' Charitable Trust (HACT) to provide apprenticeship and training services to housing associations. HACT works with the housing sector to deliver innovative projects and solutions across several specialist areas.
Collab Group and Energy & Utility Skills partner to secure a resilient utility workforce post-Brexit.
We have released our new Collab Group London Colleges prospectus with key information about our partnership.
We are delighted to announce that we have partnered with Protocol to offer members a tailored approach recruitment and staffing services.
In collaboration with Shakespeare Martineau, the Collab Group has published its latest paper on the importance of good governance in the FE sector.
We are pleased to announce that Shelagh Legrave, Principal at Chichester College Group, will be our new board chair.
Publication of our latest position paper on apprenticeships.
The Collab Group of colleges is pleased to have negotiated an exclusive two-year deal with JISC to save £200,000 on proposed subscription charges for their services.
A special blog from our new partners Leadership Through Sport & Business stating how delighted they are to announce our partnership with the Collab Group.
Developing partnerships between colleges and financial services.
The Collab Group of Colleges is delighted to announce their latest Education Partnership with Leadership Through Sport & Business (LTSB).
Check out our latest publication that explains what happened at our third dinner discussion for Collab Group: London Colleges.
Collab Group recently joined other high profile signatories in a letter published in The Times calling for more flexibility in the use of the apprenticeship levy.
Check out our latest publication produced in collaboration with EMSI.
Check out our latest discussion paper produced in collaboration with London First; London Wants Talent.
The Collab Group of colleges is delighted to announce that Enploy will be a gold sponsor at the First Annual Collab Group Conference on June 18th, 2018. The conference will provide a great opportunity to promote the work of Enploy to the wider Collab Group network.
Collab Group: London Capital college principals are thinking about how further education colleges can support London’s economic prosperity. In this essay collection, 5 London Principals offer their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing the London skills system.
The Collab Group of Colleges today announces a new partnership with The Open University (OU), designed to provide UK industry with a seamless progression route from vocational training to degree level qualifications.
Collab Group has been working with PublicCo and our member colleges on a project that aims to conceptualise the key drivers for change in the Technical and Professional Education landscape.
Liam says “Tarmac has motivated me from day one to challenge myself and develop my skill set to become the best manager I can possibly be.”
Collab Group and Keepmoat Homes Announce Apprenticeship delivery and training partnership.
For NAW18 we interviewed our very own Apprentice, Georgia Duckering.
Group Principal & CEO of New City College, Gerry McDonald, shares with us a recipe for the perfect apprenticeship.
Tarmac's Higher Apprentice, Callum Prinn states “Applying for my apprenticeship is hands down the best thing I’ve ever done.”
For National Apprenticeship Week 2018, Gloucestershire College caught up with some of their employer partners to discover what they look for in an apprentice…
Collab Group Point of View on the Employability in London.
Blog by Peter Mayhew-Smith, detailing the Challenges facing the London Skills System.
South Coast college brings reputation for innovation to Collab Group.
The Collab Group of Colleges is pleased to announce Gloucestershire College as our newest member. The college becomes the first to join Collab Group in 2018.
Check out our latest blog post by Sam Parrett OBE, Principal and CEO of London South East Colleges, discusses how London is leading the way on Skills and Careers.
The CEO of FE jobs sits down to discuss how commercial success is key to survival for colleges.
Paul Stephen: Principal and Chief Executive at Newham College reflects on the challenges facing the London skills system.
Our LCC partnership sets out high target for skills in London.
Collab Group is delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s CIPD conference in Manchester from 8-9th November.
Ian Pretty and Mark McKenna on the importance of partnership working to facilitate impactful apprenticeships and training for Large and Medium Size Employers.
Lucy Perkins on the importance of brand.