By: FE Week

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The introduction of a training route to support young people without the necessary skills and qualifications to start an apprenticeship is a step forward, says shadow skills minister...
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And apprenticeships inspire high levels of ambition, confidence and eloquence says Matthew Coffey, National Director of Further Education and Skills This is an important week for vocational education....
FE Experts
Macclesfield College soared from an Ofsted grade four to a grade two in just over a year. Principal Simon Andrews explains how. In February 2012, just weeks before...
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The continual downward slide in the numbers of under-19s taking up apprenticeships is “substantial” and “worrying”, Junior Shadow Education Minister Tristram Hunt has said. He spoke out after...
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Learners from South and City College Birmingham are offering their building skills and services to local cricket clubs. The college and the Warwickshire Cricket Board, which is based...
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Emotions ran high at an annual celebratory evening as students from Stoke-on-Trent College were recognised for their achievements. The learners, their families and special guests heard tales of...
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Students at a Staffordshire College finished in the top 10 of an artillery competition for the fourth year in a row. A team from Buxton and Leek College...
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Relay racing, tug-of-war, cricket and benchball — it was all in a day’s work for Cheshire students. Around 40 entry level learners teamed up to take part in...
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A voice coach broke from her busy schedule warming up the vocal cords of tomorrow’s stars to train young singers in Kent. Jai Ramage, vocal coach on The...
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Hampshire students were banking on their idea for a customised clothing to win a business award — and an iPod each. And the team of Eastleigh College business...