By: Jude

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A-level results day is here!  Today’s the day when A-level learners up and down the country find out whether all their hard work has paid off, and what...
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The Department for Education has remained silent over why a college with a grade four for its apprenticeship provision has not been removed from the register of apprenticeship...
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The government has been accused of “making it up as they go along” on critical questions over non-levy tendering, especially concerning maximum bid sizes. The Education and Skills...
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More than a million pounds of public money has been spent on mergers that subsequently collapsed, FE Week analysis has revealed. Details of the area review transition grants...
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Details of all the area review transition grants awarded to date have finally been published by the Department for Education – after repeated requests from FE Week for...
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Following publication of the final area review recommendations, Jude Burke recaps the two-year process  What were the area reviews? In essence, area reviews were a restructuring of the...
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Reports into the final two waves of the area reviews of post-16 education and training have finally been published – bringing the process to a close almost two...
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The Department for Education is on the hunt for £600-a-day consultants to advise on the “suitability of proposed assessment plans” – despite that being the Institute for Apprenticeships’...
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The Department for Education has refused to tell FE Week how many apprenticeship starts there were in April – even though the data is part of its official...
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Social mobility and the government’s apprenticeship reforms are set to come under the spotlight of a major new inquiry, led by education leaders, business and MPs, launched today....
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A record-breaking 10 partnerships involving 21 colleges have been made official today – making this the single busiest day ever for mergers. But that figure could have been...