By: Jude

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A London college that had been set for a ground-breaking partnership with an adult learning provider has announced plans for an alternative merger. Kensington and Chelsea College emerged...
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Providers using employers as subcontractors in ways that are “contrary to the spirit” of the apprenticeship reforms will face the consequences, the Education and Skills Funding Agency has...
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Yet another merger recommended in the area reviews has collapsed, as a planned link-up between two colleges in the north-east became the twelfth to be called off. The...
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Reforms to prison education seem to be back on hold, as existing offender learning contracts are being extended for another year, FE Week has learned. Currently, the offender...
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A council-run adult and community learning provider has managed to shake off its previous inadequate rating this week, going up to a grade three. And a college boosted...
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Many colleges aren’t managing to fulfil their legal duties to publish 16-to-18 performance data – apparently because they don’t know they’re required to. The Department for Education decreed...
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A private equity firm has reportedly paid a massive £700 million to buy out a major independent training provider. The sale of a majority stake in IT provider...
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A previously struggling university technical college has performed a remarkable turnaround to be rated ‘good’ by Ofsted just eight months after receiving the lowest possible rating. The education...
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Two providers have been awarded the highest possible grade from Ofsted – and a university technical college has bounced back from inadequate to good in just eight months....
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A struggling London college is preparing to hand over wide-ranging control of how it is run to a university, through a highly unusual move that does not require...
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In an embarrassing U-turn, the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink has dropped controversial plans for mandatory vetting of apprenticeship qualifications. The body, which leads the food...