By: Paul Offord

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The first Association of Colleges conference address by Justine Greening, as education secretary, saw her appeal for support with delivering reforms from across the “technical education family”. Ms Greening,...
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Key government skills advisor Lord Sainsbury has urged ministers to take a more realistic view of the cost of high quality technical education and increase funding, as it...
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This year’s “blizzard of changes” will not stop the Association of Colleges pushing for progress over the coming months, new chief executive David Hughes has told a packed...
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A desperate principal has pleaded with the Skills Funding Agency to relax rules that would prevent Bolton College from recruiting new apprentices from May next year. On October...
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Government meddling has meant that students didn’t start on some apprenticeship standards for two years after they were launched. Using the latest Skills Funding Agency data FE Week...
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A firm commitment has been made by education secretary Justine Greening to “focus much more” on FE. She made the encouraging comments during a speech at an event...
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New grammar schools have been rejected by influential education select committee chair Neil Carmichael, who called instead for more investment in the “much neglected” FE sector. The Tory MP...
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A glowing ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report has been published today on independent training provider the Fashion Retail Academy. Inspectors returned grade one verdicts across the board, with managers and...
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Campaigners hope overwhelming pressure has forced the government to clear the way for a u-turn over GCSE requirements for early years educator (EYE) apprenticeships, following the launch of a...
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The principal of Kensington and Chelsea College has resigned with immediate effect, FE Week can reveal. Staff at the college were informed of Mark Brickley’s departure on Monday...
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Police were called to Rotherham College of Arts and Technology today following reports that a teenager had been stabbed. South Yorkshire Police confirmed that the incident happened at...