By: Alix Robertson

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A Greater Manchester council has the honour of being FE’s first community learning and skills provider to be judged outstanding by Ofsted under its new common inspection framework (Cif)....
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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and Skills Minister Nick Boles will be witnesses in the final evidence session of the House of Lords Select Committee on Social Mobility this...
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A cross-party group of MPs has won the backing of NUS FE leader Shakira Martin (pictured) with their bid to put first-year apprentices on a par with full-time...
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The teams behind two proposed National Colleges told their plans were “not mature enough” to proceed have told FE Week of their determination to keep the projects alive....
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Trade union Unison will ballot FE workers in England in the New Year, in the latest development of an ongoing row over pay. The ballot is in response...
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating a Midland man’s claim his local college is struggling with its legal duties under the Freedom of Information Act. Julian Saunders...
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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...