By: Billy Camden

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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...
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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...