By: Alix Robertson

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The Prime Minister’s pledge to roll out mental health first aid training to education staff working with young people will not cover the FE sector. Theresa May (pictured...
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The Skills Funding Agency will stay in charge of the new register of apprentice assessment organisations, despite its slow start, and even though it is not related to...
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Over £3 million of taxpayers’ money has been lost by the Department for Education, through unrecovered payments to failed university technical colleges for students who never enrolled. The...
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Epping Forest College has been rated ‘inadequate’ across-the-board, in an Ofsted report out today that warned of safeguarding failings that emerged through a “large-scale incident” during the inspection....
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FE college principals have again fared poorly in the Queen’s honours list, with only three being recognised for their contributions in a “disappointing” outcome for the sector.  Dr...
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The work of the chief executive officer of adult learning provider City Lit has been recognised in this year’s Queen’s New Year’s Honours list, alongside 11 other figures...
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FE Week continues to bring you all the important news, analysis and comment, pressing the government on key unanswered questions and often being first to many of the...
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This year brought a wealth of interesting developments for FE Week to cover – from a new government to long-awaited details on apprenticeship reforms and the outcomes of...
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The Scottish government has announced that its use of the apprenticeships levy will be more flexible than in England, funding a “range of employment measures”. Less than half of...
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Delays to the release of key details about the Institute for Apprenticeships are “very disappointing” evidence of a “haphazard” approach from the government, shadow skills minister Gordon Marsden...
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The Education Funding Agency has announced that the national base funding rates of £4,000 per full time student aged 16 to 17 and £3,300 for 18 year olds...