By: Jude

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The Skills Funding Agency and the Education Funding Agency have both released their annual reports and accounts for 2016-17 today – their last before they merged to form...
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The nation’s largest FE provider has finally been hit with a serious performance breach notice, a month after its apprenticeship achievement rates plummeted below minimum standards. But some...
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A whopping £130 million per year has gone unspent in 16 to 19 funding for each of the past two years. The budgetary underspend – attributed to low...
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All three mergers proposed by the Tees Valley area review have now fallen through. News of the breakdown in talks between Middlesbrough College and Redcar and Cleveland College...
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The government will be pressured by Labour in the coming months to scrap advanced learner loans, its leader Jeremy Corbyn has told FE Week. And the party confirmed...
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The construction industry will not be released from the “double whammy” of levy charges it currently pays, the new skills minister has revealed.   The government will continue...
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An independent training provider has slumped two grades to inadequate, in an otherwise mostly positive week for FE and skills providers. Matrix Training and Development Limited was awarded...
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Research commissioned by the Department for Education has found that employers may already be experiencing work placement ‘fatigue’ – even before the government’s reforms to technical education have...
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The major recent reforms to the UK’s apprenticeship system are still at a very early stage, so the talk by Keith Smith, one of the country’s top skills...
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New skills minister Anne Milton left many delegates quietly impressed – when she committed in her first major speech to the sector, at the Association of Employment and...
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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...