By: FE Week

Roundup
City of Westminster College Paddington Green Campus has won a prestigious 2011 RIBA Award. One of the most rigorously judged architectural awards schemes in the world, RIBA Awards...
Profiles
Shane Chowen, Vice President (FE) NUS, bids farewell and good luck… He has been pelted with eggs at a rally, escorted away from violent crowds by the police,...
News in Brief
The head of qualifications regulator, Ofqual, has written to all awarding organisations following a series of errors in AS-level exam papers. A maths question from OCR, biology question...
News in Brief
The Young People’s Learning Agency has confirmed they will, in exceptional circumstances, continue to fund non-accredited provision for 16-18 year-olds. Their e-bulletin states: “In light of the publication...
News in Brief
The ‘greatest skills competition in the world’ is coming to London this October. The competitions in 45 skills areas over four days will host hopeful medallists from over...
News in Brief
The Education Secratary, Michael Gove, has announced that Peter Lauener will become the first Chief Executive of the Education Funding Agency (EFA), from April 2012. Peter Lauener is...
FE Experts
You know your responsibilities to your funding body. But do your subcontractors know their responsibilities to you? FE institutions are funded by the Young Persons’ Learning Agency and...
FE Experts
The Young People’s Learning Agency  (YPLA) has recently released a document called ‘ Changes to SLN values for specific ain in 2011/12 funding’. What does this mean you...
Uncategorized
Skills conditionality is, if anything, a greater threat to classroom-based adult learning than the removal of fee remission for those poor benighted souls on “inactive” benefits. As the...
FE Experts
No matter how buoyant academic life is most of the time, every college is likely to face a situation where an unforeseen crisisforces it to literally sink or...
News
73% of providers ‘below performance’ This week the Skills Funding Agency published a document on their website called ‘Outcome of Performance Management at Quarter 3 2011’. This stated...