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Liz Glenn

My name is Liz Glenn and I am Library Manager at Belfast Metropolitan College.  I manage the library service at Belfast Met across four campuses and with an approximate enrolment of over 35,000 students.  469 more words

Further Education

Ofsted's 2013-14 Annual Report published

Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI), launched Ofsted’s annual reports for schools and further education and skills this week.

Launching the report, Sir Michael Wilshaw said that primary school standards are continuing on an impressive upward trajectory – with more than eight in 10 schools now rated at least good. 92 more words


FE and Thinking Out Loud on technology

On Monday the 1st December I toddled off to London. It was a bit of a train disaster the first part, images of John Cleese in the film Clockwise popped into my head. 676 more words

The crisis in adult education

It won’t grab many headlines, even in the specialist education press, but there is a growing crisis in adult participation in education and training, with stark implications both for our economy and our democracy. 1,704 more words

College/Sixth Form Interviews: What to Expect

Why is an interview important?

An interview is a chance for you to meet with someone who represents the college. It’s a great way to show your interest in the college, to start a relationship with people there and to show what you’re all about. 725 more words

Studying YA: to MA or not to MA?

These days there are plenty of opportunities for writers to study children’s and YA literature, and develop their own writing in an academic setting, or a more informal setting. 752 more words