By: Alix Robertson

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English colleges who set up new learner ventures in Saudi Arabia as part of multi-million pound deals could be facing “bankruptcy” as the projects prove less popular than...
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Thirty four general FE colleges and 15 sixth form colleges (SFCs) will be involved in the second wave of post-16 education and training area reviews, it was announced...
FE Experts
Sandra McNally considers the possible impact of Chancellor George Osborne’s November 25 Budget. The Spending Review has brought good news to FE (at least relative to expectations). Highlights...
FE Experts
Hull Business Training Centre this month became the first FE and skills independent learning provider to undergo Ofsted’s new short inspection. Johanna Rudd describes the experience. Our last...
FE Experts
The national 16 to 18 A*-C pass rates in 14/15 were 35.8 per cent (38.9 per cent) for GCSE maths and 35.1 per cent (37.9 per cent) for...
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Skills Minister Nick Boles has been urged to stay out of apprenticeship delivery business after telling college principals that independent learning providers (ILPs) were “nicking” their lunch. Association...
Profiles
After taking time out from primary and secondary school teaching to have a family around 30 years ago, Gill Clipson had her eye on a career change. She...
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Skills Funding Agency funding and programmes director Keith Smith (pictured above) has warned college leaders they were facing a “huge challenge” when the apprenticeship levy allows subcontractors to...
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The FE Week 2015 annual charity auction and raffle raised a record-breaking £14,000 for the Helena Kennedy Foundation. Leaders from across the world of FE were at Birmingham’s...
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The sector has been left staring into the financial abyss after Skills Minister Nick Boles warned Association of Colleges (AoC) conference delegates that FE would not be “insulated...
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Ahead of the Association of Colleges (AoC) 2015 conference, chief executive Martin Doel tells FE Week reporter Alix Robertson how his members have a fundamental place in delivering...