By: Jude

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A London borough council is unhappy over a planned merger between a local college and a group whose headquarters is 300 miles away from the capital. Lewisham Southwark...
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Ofqual’s chief regulator has said it’s “not irresponsible” for apprenticeships to be launched without an organisation in place to deliver the final exam. Speaking at FE Week’s Annual...
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Providers that feel aggrieved because they did not make it onto the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers will be able to reapply from tomorrow – with a...
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The damning Ofsted report that caused the downfall of huge apprenticeship training provider First4Skills has now been published. The Liverpool-based provider went bust earlier this month, affecting around...
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A major training provider whose chair was the first chief executive of the Skills Funding Agency has gone into administration after failing to make it onto the new Register...
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A former finance director has been singled out as the “root cause” of a major London college’s financial failings, in one of three recent FE commissioner reports. The...
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A college that recently switched merger partner following an Ofsted grade four has “agreed to release” its principal. The departure of Simon Andrews (pictured above) from Stockport College,...
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The nation’s second largest city may not have an FE college delivering apprenticeships when the levy launches in April, as none of its colleges has made it onto...
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Ofsted’s new chief inspector was vowed to “reset” the relationship between the education watchdog and colleges, in her first speech to the FE sector since taking over from...
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A private training provider is on the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Provider despite having ‘ceased trading’. Hertfordshire-based Apple Training Academy is listed as a main provider on...
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A number of major apprenticeship delivering colleges are “stunned”, “disappointed” and “frustrated” at not being on the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers. As reported by FE Week,...