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Roundup
Two learners from Rugby College used their artistic skills to renovate a doll’s house for The Myton Hospices’ Rainbow Ripples project which helps bereaved children. Level three extended...
Roundup
Elizabeth Hodgson was top of the podium at the home of British motorsport, Silverstone, as she was crowned body repair student of the year. The 21-year-old, who studies...
News
Senior figures from the Policy Consortium have challenged Sir Michael Wilshaw over his claim that the FE sector is “inadequate at best”, in a letter to Ofsted’s chief inspector...
Movers and Shakers
Sarah Clarke has been appointed principal of Sheffield’s second University Technical College (UTC). The new £10m UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus will open in September and will...
Roundup
A South Cheshire College learner shaved off her locks and raised more than £450 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Chelsea Palfreyman, aged 17, is now sporting short hair after...
News
A proposed new levy on foreign workers could net the FE sector millions a year — but businesses warned it would be “unfair and unnecessary”. Details of the...
FE Experts
Graham Taylor questions whether apprenticeships are really worth all the funding and special attention being lavished on them by the government. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve nothing against...
FE Experts
Anjelica Finnegan looks at what needs to be considered to make the apprenticeship levy work for charities. In April 2017, all employers with a pay bill of over...
FE Experts
Phil Hatton rebuts claims by Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw that the FE sector was “inadequate at best” and questions the consistency of the education watchdog. The...
FE Experts
After a visit from FE Commissioner Dr David Collins in 2014, Weymouth College went from an Ofsted rating of inadequate to good in just 11 months last year....
FE Experts
Editor’s comment ‘I don’t know, or if I did I wouldn’t tell you’ — it’s quite a statement for Skills Minister Nick Boles to make to FE Week...