Category Archives: News

Terry Jones: The Transition from RAF Officer to College Principal

AOC conference attendees. This is where I met Terry Jones. Today I spoke to Terry Jones. I’ve been at the AOC conference for the last few days, working with FE News on the Future of FE.

FE is full of interesting characters and one of the most interesting recent appointments as a college principal is Terry Jones.  Terry has come hot foot from the RAF where he has had a career full of appointments that have prepared him for his new career as an FE principal.

I’ve been fortunate to meet Terry several times recently and could write pages on the my perception of his approach to FE.  For now though, lets let Terry speak for himself via the video on FE News


FE Marketing Secrets

FE Marketing Secrets SeminarOne day FE Marketing Secrets seminar in London and Manchester.

Learn the strategies, tactics, techniques and tools used to increase applications by 31%.  Some of these strategies are over 2500 years old .. and some are totally new digital techniques that have only just been released.

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New Marketing Software is Free for Providers

How to  automate the provision of answers to website visitors How to Answer Prospects’ Questions on your Website with Total Accuracy and No Cost

Free software that answers prospects’ online questions is being offered to providers in a tie up between Eire based Pubble and Stefan Drew of UK based College & Trainer Marketing.   The software, called Pubble, means providers can now answer online questions via a moderator or knowledge bank, plus post questions and answers to social media, without cost.

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Do you live in interesting times?

My latest FE News exclusive is entitled May you live in interesting times.

In it I cover Mystery shopping, the lack of training given to provider staff, impossible websites and  technology to increase student recruitment.

I’d welcome your views on my comments.