By: Alix Robertson

FE Experts
Learners should not be left to pay for a ladder they cannot climb. The government needs to take responsibility for the fact that hundreds of adults, through no...
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The Department for Education has admitted to a “loophole” in the Skills Funding Agency qualification achievement rate calculation, which until now “artificially” boosted the rate for around 10...
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A college group has defended itself after it appeared in the government’s largest ever list of national minimum and living wage offenders. Lincoln College Corporate Support Solutions Ltd,...
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The Institute for Apprenticeships will charge apprenticeship assessment organisations for external quality assurance of new standards – despite Ofqual keeping the service free. Speaking during a webinar on...
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Colleges are increasingly sending students who reach “crisis point” to accident and emergency, an FE Week investigation has heard. Nikki Lane, head of student wellbeing and progression at...
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Two of the country’s most senior educators have called on the government to produce a coherent national strategy for teaching English to immigrants, and put a stop to...
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The deputy chief executive of a major London college who abruptly left his post last summer over financial irregularities was recently appointed the finance director of another college...
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The extra £170 million the government has promised to set aside for a new wave of “prestigious” institutes of technology will go to existing providers, FE Week can...
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The former secretary of state for business, innovation and skills has told FE Week he is “delighted” that the government’s industrial strategy green paper places a serious focus...
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The first permanent employee of the Institute for Apprenticeships has finally been appointed, after ongoing delays and an absence of information about who would run the important new...
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After an amazing evening at the stellar National Apprenticeship Awards 2016 ceremony last week (January 20), FE Week caught up with the country’s top three apprentices. The winners...