By: Alix Robertson

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More than 100 college governors’ board chairs put on a united front to Prime Minister David Cameron in a desperate bid to defend FE funding from Chancellor George...
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The future of the Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards (Fisss) was today uncertain with the government looking at a new system of issuing apprenticeship certificates. More...
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Ofsted has identified progress across all areas looked at in a third monitoring visit of previously-troubled Barnfield College. Inspectors were at the Luton-based college last month to review performance in...
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Hull College Group has become the fifth college in England to be granted Foundation Degree Awarding Powers (DAPs), after passing Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) scrutiny and receiving approval from...
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Government representatives today dismissed the suggestion of targets for different apprenticeship levels in the race for 3m new starts by 2020. Lord O’Neill of Gatley, commercial secretary to the...
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University Technical Colleges (UTCs) have been criticised in front of a Lords committee for stepping in where “colleges could already do the work”. In the tenth evidence session...
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The Department for Education (DfE) will publish information on subcontracted student numbers for the first time at the end of this calendar year, FE Week can exclusively reveal....
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Local authorities should be excluded from the large employers’ apprenticeship levy, according to proposals put forward by the Local Government Association (LGA) in response to the Enterprise Bill....
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The threat of strike action was today hanging over the FE sector as talks between the Association of Colleges (AoC) and the University and College Union (UCU) failed...
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College sector leaders will add their voices to an inquiry by the House of Lords Select Committee on Social Mobility tomorrow, discussing funding changes and how to improve...
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It is likely that the FE sector will feature “significantly fewer” colleges in the future, the permanent secretary for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has...