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Let’s work together to improve the reputation of FE by highlighting the many positive aspects of the sector to create a strong national identity.  Find out how FE Works for communities, local authorities, employers, government and learners.

Key messages

The Further Education Reputation Strategy Group (FERSG) has been established as a sector-led group, to enhance the national reputation of further education (FE).  Our vision is for the FE sector to be recognised nationally, regionally and locally as a confident and high performing sector and as the powerhouse for delivering the skills that are needed to sustain an advanced and competitive economy. Read more


09 January 2013

Research commissioned by the Further Education Strategy Group provides some interesting insight...

09 January 2013

A recent study by the Further Education Strategy Group uncovers what motivates staff to work in...

21 February 2012

Ministers Vince Cable and John Hayes launched New Challenges, New Chances, the reform plan for...

20 February 2012

A Hereward College student, Martin Berisford has spoken passionately about how a specialist...


16 April 2014
The biggest conversation I have heard over the past two years is 'employer engagement'. In fact,...
15 April 2014
The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has appointed Mark Farrar, former head of...
14 April 2014
I don't know about my British friends, but we here in America seem obsessed with rankings - who's...

Case Studies

Why not share a story of how Further Education (FE) has worked for you, your students or your community? Just record and upload a video of your story or tell us more about it here.