By: Nick

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Exeter College has come out top – with a perfect 16 out of 16 score – in the inaugural FE Week college league table. Congratulations to Richard Atkins,...
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The Skills Show is the “future of our country” that will help bridge a growing skills gap with world-class apprenticeships, Robert Halfon has said. The apprenticeship and skills...
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Nick Linford, editor of FE Week, is out-and-about during AoC Conference 2016 bringing you all the news, gossip and fun. Stay tuned for live updates (see blog below)....
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Colleges are sadly still proving themselves to be out of step with the seismic shift in funding priorities towards apprenticeships. Nick Boles asked a year ago at AoC...
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Colleges have failed to take up the apprenticeships challenge laid down a year ago by former skills minister Nick Boles – with figures showing the proportion delivered by...
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As it turned out, my exclusive interview with the new apprenticeships minister Robert Halfon was conducted just hours after the Independent, Guardian and Mirror had all reported a...
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The entrepreneur Lord Alan Sugar could be about to quit his role as the country’s apprenticeships champion after receiving no contact from government officials after six months on...
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Despite the very public “U-turn” the government made on proposed apprenticeship cuts on Tuesday, funding is still due to be cut from key frameworks by up to 50...
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This morning FE Week was the first to report that the Department for Education had released documents confirming the level of funding for apprenticeships from May 1, 2017....
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This morning the government released an update to their apprenticeship reform plans, including final levels of funding for new framework and standards starts from May 1, 2017. Click here...
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Dr Pember is absolutely right to be mad with the government for exposing apprentices to so much needless anxiety over unknown end point assessment organisations. And it is...