By: Billy Camden

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Ofsted’s new chief inspector has pledged to remove the “blanket of concern” over FE that many believe have been left by her predecessor. Amanda Spielman (pictured), who has...
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Concerns have been raised over apprentice assessment organisations (AAOs) for apprenticeship standards — after it emerged that half of those approved so far are not regulated by Ofqual....
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A college has gone back on its “threat” not to pay part-time agency staff over delayed student assessment work — after FE Week made senior leaders aware of...
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Colleges have again been warned to be vigilant after fraudsters posing as principals have been foiled in a string of attempted scams to hit the sector. Harlow College...
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The reforms suggested by Lord Sainsbury’s influential review into technical and professional education (TPE) will not be piloted by the government until 2019/20, FE Week can reveal. It...
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Colleges have been warned to be on their guard against “sophisticated” fraudsters, after a scam involving fake faxes was detected by staff at one provider in London. The...
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Mid Cheshire College’s principal Richard Hollywood (pictured) is standing down – after its Ofsted rating tumbled from outstanding to inadequate. The announcement was made just a few days...
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Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will head to Liverpool tomorrow for the start of the union’s tenth annual congress — with the future of FE...
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The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has confirmed that Rachel Sandby-Thomas will be leaving her role as shadow chief executive of the new Institute for Apprenticeships...
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The findings of a hotly anticipated review into technical and professional education (TPE) have been hit by further delays — with the government now refusing even to say...
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Ofqual has announced Julie Swan as its new executive director for general qualifications. She will take up the position permanently after a spell as the acting executive director...