By: Billy Camden

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A government skills agency has set aside £2m to pay off its staff following confirmation of its closure. The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) announced in...
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Ofsted’s chief inspector has slammed university technical colleges (UTC) and told them that they need to make “radical improvement” if the model is to survive. Sir Michael Wilshaw,...
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Half of University Technical Colleges (UTCs) that have been open for two or more years are yet to be graded by Ofsted, exclusive FE Week analysis has revealed....
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The government has refused to say if a contingency plan has been put in place in the event that the apprenticeship levy systems fail to work. FE Week...
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The apprenticeship levy launch date should be delayed by the new skills minister, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has insisted. Harlow MP Robert Halfon was confirmed as...
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FE sector leaders have welcomed Robert Halfon as the new minister for apprenticeships and skills, with the “right credentials” for the tough job ahead. Mr Halfon (pictured) succeeds Nick Boles, who...
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Day two of FE Week’s Festival of Skills proved to be every bit as insightful, thought-provoking and fun as day one. We have again put together a selection...
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Outstanding FE and skills achievers have been honoured at FE Week’s Festival of Skills for this year’s City & Guilds Lion Awards. The stunning grounds of Capel Manor...
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We’ve put together a selection of photos from day one of FE Week’s Festival of Skills at Capel Manor College’s glorious 74-acre site in North London. The continuing...
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Matt Atkinson, the current principal of Bath College, is to join the board of FE and skills solutions specialist FEA as joint managing director, when he leaves the...
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The Skills Funding Agency has written to all colleges and independent learning providers to make sure they are aware of data compliance with funding rules. Dawn Ward (pictured),...