By: Jude

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College governors have branded the SFA’s new apprenticeship contractual arrangements “ludicrous” during a heated discussion at the AoC’s Governance Summit. There is due to be a shift from...
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Another studio school is reported to be shutting its doors, making it the 15th of its kind to close and leaving just 35 open. Future Tech Studio School...
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Hereford Sixth Form College has won the race to become the first to convert to academy status. The provider, which was rated outstanding by Ofsted when it was...
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Leading government skills adviser Professor Alison Wolf has added her voice to calls, through FE Week’s #SaveOurAdultEducation campaign, for justice for learners saddled with large loans when training...
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An awarding organisation is facing a fine of £50,000 over its handling of a high-profile case of alleged qualifications fraud in 2015. The notice to impose a monetary...
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A college that went a decade without being inspected by Ofsted has crashed two grades. Bury College was rated as ‘requires improvement’ by the education watchdog in a...
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One of just two mergers recommended in the troubled Manchester area review has been scrapped following intervention by the FE commissioner, FE Week understands. Plans to merge Tameside,...
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It might not be financially viable for awarding bodies to run end-point assessment exams, after it emerged that they will be forced to base their costs on deals...
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Colleges are using the new subcontracting rules to regain some of the ground lost to independent training providers accused of nicking their lunch, FE Week can reveal. Just...
Profiles
As entries open for this year’s Festival of Learning awards, we hear from the winner of the 2016 Patron’s Award, Emily Hicks, on how she came to be...
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Employers in the retail, hospitality and travel sectors are actively preparing to exploit a loophole that will allow them to grade their own apprentices, FE Week can exclusively...