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Ofqual considers special treatment for new AOs
New apprenticeship exam bodies are next in line for special treatment, after Ofqual hinted that it’s considering a lighter regulatory touch for those that fall under its remit....
ESFA breaks its promise to audit untested providers
ESFA breaks its promise to audit untested providers
The Education and Skills Funding Agency has missed its own deadline to make sure new providers approved to deliver apprenticeships are up to scratch. Even though its programme...
Massive £1bn FE loans underspend revealed
Massive £1bn FE loans underspend revealed
A massive 58 per cent of FE loans funding – amounting to almost £1 billion – has not been spent since 2013, FE Week can reveal. This shocking...