By: Alix Robertson

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Kirsti Lord, acting principal at City College Coventry, has been appointed as the new deputy chief executive of the Association of Colleges. She will take up the role...
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FE Week has today exclusively announced that our sector’s new apprenticeships and skills minister will be Anne Milton, a former nurse and MP for Guildford. Here we have...
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It is a change that will shock the FE sector. Apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon has this evening been told he will not return to his ministerial...
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The principal of Salford City College has reportedly quit after just two years at the helm, with a “new approach” now being called for following academic success but...
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Employer groups have complained about the “inordinately long time” it has taken to develop the new apprenticeship standards, some of which were first published over two years ago...
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A private school with annual fees of £35,000 has been branded “a disgrace” by one of the UK’s largest trade unions for offering a rate of just £3.50...
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A government drive to help young people with learning difficulties and disabilities prepare for the world of work is making “patchy” progress, despite plans to make it universal....
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Independent training provider Nottinghamshire Training Network found itself stuck at a grade three this week, with all its provision deemed to ‘require improvement’ except traineeships, which were rated ‘good’....
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A college in the north-east has used public funds to pay its students cash bonuses for completing online short courses. Middlesbrough College advertised a £50 “cash bonus” on...
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Two London colleges have finally agreed to merge, more than 18 months after the link between them was first proposed. The College of North West London and City...
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Tendering for the external quality assurance of apprenticeships has finally been launched by the Institute for Apprenticeships – three months after it was originally supposed to go live....