By: Alix Robertson

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Barnsley College principal Chris Webb has received expert advice from his own students as he prepares to tackle two monumental challenges to raise money for Cancer Research UK....
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The controversial new apprenticeship levy was drawn up in “a darkened room”, leading FE organisations to feel they were left “outside the tent” during the drafting process, according...
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One of the UK’s largest legal firms has turned its back on new apprenticeships as a way of training lawyers. Clifford Chance told FE Week that it had...
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Funding is still the biggest source of worry, the latest FE Week and Policy Consortium survey of over 730 sector leaders has found. It topped the list of...
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Charities are caught in a “conflict of legislation” over the government’s apprenticeship levy, a senior sector figure has warned. The requirement for charities to ensure their funds are...
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The government has delayed publication of a new skills white paper that is supposed to spell out its technical and professional education (TPE) reform plans, FE Week has...
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Questions are being asked about the ability of the new Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) to police new Trailblazer standards — after FE Week discovered it is only set...
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A college principal in the north-west has left his post unexpectedly, but his former colleagues remain tight-lipped as to why. Michael Sheehan (pictured) first took charge at Wigan...
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The Common Inspection Framework was revised by Ofsted in September 2015, which introduced short inspections for grade two providers. In a series of provider type reports, we take...
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The director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) wants the April next year launch date for the apprenticeship levy to be delayed unless the government backs...
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Two providers have been forced to step in to support students after a training and education charity went into administration due to funding difficulties. Learning South West, which...