FE podcast: Funding, prison education and FE Heroes

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FE podcast: College funding, prison education and supporting students with Down's syndrome

In this week's podcast, the Tes FE team – Julia Belgutay and Kate Parker – talk about the fortnight's biggest stories.

They are joined by Association of Colleges' chief executive David Hughes to discuss the AoC's report on lost learning and student progress, and the new chief executive of the Prisoners' Education Trust, Jon Collins, to talk about the need for prisoners to have access to digital learning.

The team also reflect on the success of the new FE Heroes feature and hear from Sam Ross, a Down's syndrome campaigner from City of Glasgow College, on how colleges can support students with the disorder. 

Tune in and enjoy.

Watch: How to support students with Down's syndrome

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