IfL is working to engage national and local press to raise the status of its members. Click the links below for IfL press releases to see what we have been saying.
IfL and PLA call for better support for prison educators
25 Feb 2014 9:00 am
IfL and the Prisoner Learning Alliance have joined calls for better support for prison education and more stability in the system.
IfL comments on adult skills budget cuts
11 Feb 2014 9:00 pm
IfL is concerned that cuts announced in the Skills Funding Statement for adult further education may have a far-reaching impact on the range and quality of teaching in the FE and skills sector.
IfL welcomes Ofsted’s focus on early stages of being a qualified teacher
11 Feb 2014 8:00 pm
Responding to Ofsted’s consultation on proposed revisions to the framework for inspecting initial teacher education, IfL has welcomed the emphasis on support in early years of practice.
IfL welcomes blueprint for new College of Teaching
10 Feb 2013 9:00 pm
IfL has welcomed the blueprint for a sister professional body, the proposed new College of Teaching for teachers and schools.
IfL announces new teacher award for VQ Day
05 Feb 2014 12:30 pm
To mark the official launch of VQ Day 2014, IfL has announced a new VQ Newly Qualified Further Education (FE) Teacher of the Year award.
IfL comments on Labour’s proposed licence to teach
13 Jan 2014 12:30 pm
Commenting on Labour's proposed licence to teach, IfL says that any such scheme should focus on supporting teachers' CPD and entrusting teachers to exercise professional autonomy.
IfL welcomes centrality of teaching and learning
11 Dec 2013 2:00 pm
IfL has welcomed Ofsted’s comments about improvements in the quality of teaching, as well as higher expectations for learners, but is concerned about English and maths outcomes and offender learning.
IfL announces results of 2013 Advisory Council elections
28 Nov 2013 12:00 pm
IfL has announced the results of its 2013 Advisory Council elections.
IfL welcomes shadow secretary’s commitment to teaching qualifications
21 Nov 2013 5:00 pm
IfL has welcomed a speech by the shadow education secretary at the AoC conference in which he said that a future Labour government would insist on college teachers being qualified.
IfL announces publication of book on professional learning
31 Oct 2013 3:00 pm
IfL has announced the publication of “Challenging Professional Learning”, which examines the professional learning of teachers and trainers in further education and skills.
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