By: Billy Camden

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Yet another training provider has gone bust, leaving dozens more blameless learners left with plenty of loans debt but no qualifications to show for it. Focus Training &...
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FE Week readers are up in arms about the Skills Funding Agency’s new mystery shopper scheme to test apprenticeships, because many of them don’t even know when or...
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More than 10,000 young people joined-in for a giant careers advice assembly, through a world record attempt for National Apprenticeship Week 2017. Schools, young people, parents, and employers...
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Lord Baker hit the headlines last week after he won a major concession in the House of Lords, to force schools to give FE providers access to their...
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The government is refusing to say whether more funding will be given to two “pioneering” FE research centres after their start-up grants end shortly. The Behavioural Research Centre...
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Colleges and training providers are hiding banned subcontracting through the use of so-called ‘associate partnerships’, FE Week can reveal – potentially allowing millions of pounds-worth of public funds...
FE Experts
It is clear the SFA crackdown on subcontracting is increasingly pushing it underground. Our findings this week on the rise of this hidden subcontracting have genuinely shocked me....
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Another 100 learners appear to have been left with heavy student loans debt but no qualifications to show for it, after their training provider under investigation by the...
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An FE college has climbed its way out of being ‘inadequate’ while an adult and community learning provider and a private provider boosted their provision upwards to ‘good’...
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This afternoon the Department for Education published the reports and recommendations for the four London reviews in the area reviews process. London was split into four sub-reviews, two...
FE Experts
Lord Baker deserves a big pat on the back for his victory in the House of Lords this week. The Baker Clause, as it will inevitably come to...