By: Jude

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Experienced troubleshooter Ian Clinton has temporarily taken charge at Stafford College, following the resignation of previous principal Beverley Smith. Mr Clinton, who saw Stockport College’s Ofsted rating improve...
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Widespread use of government cash to subsidise low wages on apprenticeships for older learners has “got to stop”, Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has exclusively told FE...
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The future of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has been thrown further into doubt after it emerged that chief executive Michael Davis will stand down...
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Seven general FE colleges and four sixth form colleges (SFCs) will be involved in a post-16 education and training area review for West Yorkshire announced by the government...
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The difficulty faced by small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in running apprenticeships was raised with members of the House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee. Stephen...
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Better advice and guidance for young people is needed with figures suggesting 16 to 24-year-olds were making up a shrinking proportion of apprenticeship start numbers, it has been...
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Ofsted is to carry out a thematic review of the implementation of the anti-terrorism Prevent Duty in the FE sector, FE Week can reveal. Paul Joyce (pictured above),...
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Five Lsect journalists, including three from FE Week, have been shortlisted for eight education journalism awards. FE Week reporter Paul Offord (pictured above) won last year’s outstanding FE journalism...
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The proportion of 25+ apprenticeships has gone back up to levels last seen before the failed 24+ apprentice loans system, provisional figures out today have revealed. The figures,...
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Apprenticeships will this week come under the spotlight in a House of Lords debate focussing on the quality and accessibility of the programme. Lady Prosser (pictured above), former deputy...
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Further Education Commissioner Dr David Collins will be stepping back from involvement at previously troubled Barnfield College and Weymouth College, FE Week has learned. Barnfield, in Luton, received...