By: Nick

FE Experts
As editor of FE Week I’m used to skills ministers being economical with the truth. I’m used to questions going unanswered or hearing non-answers to the question being asked....
FE Experts
The Association of Colleges is right to resort to legal action when defending its members from glaring government inconsistency. This should not be viewed as a waste of...
News
– Inspectorate send letters warning their logo can only be used by those graded outstanding– Schools, colleges and training providers face cost of removing logo from all publications...
Supplements
FE Week Technology Supplement – click here to download. With the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) holding its annual conference earlier in September, we thought this was the...
FE Experts
The government announced in August that from next May they will be cutting some 16-18 apprenticeship framework funding rates by over 50% in the most deprived parts of...
News
The prime minister is like a “drunk in a china shop”, according to one motor industry chief, because she claims she does not “recognise” potential cuts of up...
FE Experts
The government has been selling the apprenticeship levy to employers for over a year now. They will have “ownership” and be “in the driving seat”, negotiating the cash...
Profiles
Liz Rees knows all about grammar schools — she attended three — but, unlike some prominent politicians, the experience has not made the Unionlearn director a fan of...
News
A top SFA official seconded to into the government department to implement the apprenticeship levy has already returned, FE Week can reveal. FE Week reported in March that...
News
Businesses are increasingly jittery over the apprenticeship levy, after it was revealed that they would have to sign strict contracts with the Skills Funding Agency – rather than...
News
Last week saw David Hughes become the fifth chief executive of the Association of Colleges in its 20 year history. Many readers will know that he’s been close...