By: Alix Robertson

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Management by the Skills Finding Agency of a key provider submission of learner data has been labelled a “total farce” and “very disturbing”, after it opted against extending...
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Sector leaders have been left “disappointed” after the government delayed its decision on whether to provide maintenance loans for higher level learners studying technical education in FE. On...
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Two university technical colleges have come out on top in an Ofsted report which found the majority of England’s schools are failing to effectively deliver work-related learning. Ofsted...
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Sir Michael Wilshaw has provoked outrage across the FE sector once again, with a series of “personal and ignorant remarks” that contradict Ofsted’s official views on post-16 English...
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The launch of a new nursing degree apprenticeship has been announced by health secretary Jeremy Hunt, with the aim of opening up the profession to more people. The...
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A University Technical College based in Cambridge has been hit with an ‘inadequate’ grade by the education watchdog Ofsted. UTC Cambridge opened in September 2014, specialising in biomedical...
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A University Technical College (UTC) scheduled to open in Hull next year has expanded to accommodate an extra 50 student places in its first intake, in response to...
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Nescot, which has been dogged by scandal throughout 2016, has appointed a new chief executive officer and principal, but representatives are refusing to reveal what’s happened to its...
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FE colleges have been targeted by a spate of attempted frauds in the past few weeks – including several attempting to capitalise on the fact principals were attending...
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The 2016 Association of Colleges conference brought with it a feeling of renewed energy in the FE sector. While the 2015 event was characterised by a sense of dread ahead of...
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Two colleges in England have now gone more than 10 years without a full inspection – setting a new record Ofsted won’t be proud of.  Bridgwater and Taunton...