By: Jude

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Thirty of West Nottinghamshire College’s top apprentices have been honoured in a special event at the House of Lords today. The worthy winners, chosen from among the college’s...
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A parliamentary inquiry has been launched today into post-16 education and skills reviews. The probe by the Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee will look at their progress,...
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The number of FE colleges could drop by a third once the post-16 area review process has completed, the FE Commissioner Sir David Collins has said. Sir David’s...
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Apprenticeships will have a minimum price tag attached to them for the first time after the apprenticeship levy is introduced, FE Week can reveal. A Department for Business,...
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Students protested today outside Burton and South Derbyshire College over plans to axe their courses. The college confirmed to FE Week that all performing arts, painting and decorating, animal care,...
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An FE Week Twitter poll on the opening day of the AELP conference asked whether Skills Minister Nick Boles should announce that apprenticeship reforms would continue or not...
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Post-16 education and skills area reviews have so far gone “surprisingly well”, according to Nick Boles, who has admitted he expected them to be “more painful, more quickly”....
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A college that recently tumbled from good to inadequate has become the first to have a clean sweep of notices of concern since the Skills Funding Agency went...
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The FE sector could be facing a “fire sale” of FE colleges, according to shadow skills minister Gordon Marsden, after a leaked government report indicated that they could...
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The government risks “failing” a generation by mishandling its traineeship scheme, shadow skills minister Gordon Marsden, (pictured) has said. He clashed with skills minister Nick Boles in parliament...
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Key sector figures have urged the government to continue with its apprenticeship reforms following Thursday’s Brexit vote – and warned of the consequences if it doesn’t. The vote...