By: Jude

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The first inadequate-overall Ofsted rating has been handed out to a loans-only provider, which complained it had been unaware it was subject to inspection, causing its Skills Funding...
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The FE Week Annual Apprenticeship Conference – now in its third year – shone a spotlight on the importance of quality being maintained and hopefully improved as the...
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The search has begun for Peter Lauener’s replacement as head of the Education and Skills Funding Agency. The job of chief executive of the funding agency, which will...
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A new FE principals’ leadership programme has been announced – backed with more than £1 million of government cash. The new training programme, which will be delivered by...
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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,...