By: Billy Camden

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There has been no modelling done by the Skills Funding Agency to predict how many providers will eventually end up on the new register of apprenticeship training providers,...
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A university technical college in Middlesex received a grade three in its first ever Ofsted inspection, spelling even more problems for the 14 to 19 institutions, in a...
FE Experts
The government needs to look carefully at the NHS’ plans to hit providers with brokerage fees. No-one is suggesting the health service is breaking the Skills Funding Agency’s...
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The NHS has defended controversial new plans to charge a brokerage fee to training providers that win levy-funded apprenticeship contracts. FE Week has seen two examples of the...
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Research by leading FE academics has shown England is the only one, out of eight countries reported on because of their strong vocational education systems, that will have...
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A sixth form college that hadn’t received an inspection for 10 years sank from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’ – in a mixed week for FE Ofsted reports. Governors...
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The controversial decision to widen admissions at a struggling small-school sixth form has come in for fierce criticism, due to a rapid decline in the need for post-16...
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The selection process for the new register of apprenticeship training providers has been branded an “omnishambles”, after providers with no delivery experience whatsoever have found their way onto...
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A national training provider has called in the administrators – leaving up to 900 learners uncertain about their futures and 54 staff out of work. Slic Training, which...
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People across the country got involved in National Apprenticeship Week 2017 this week – from Barnsley to Barnet, and Teesside to Truro. Scroll down to see a snapshot...
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The government is considering a change in legislation to protect learners left in loans debt after their providers go bust, in a move that would mark an early...