By: Paul Offord

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Serious questions are being asked of the Skills Funding Agency, after it allowed directors to switch the ownership of a successful provider they ran from one parent company...
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Growth requests for advance learner loans have been paused until further notice, after FE Week exposed lengthy delays with processing. The announcement was made by the Skills Funding...
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The controversial new apprenticeship provider register has been delayed, FE Week can reveal. The first wave of applications now won’t be accepted until the end of October instead...
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FE Week will hold a special rally in support of its #SaveOurApprenticeships campaign at next week’s Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Shadow skills minister Gordon Marsden will attend...
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Westminster Kingsway College’s bid to have itself rebranded as Central London Colleges Group was rejected over concerns its new name would undermine its neighbours, it has been revealed....
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An £85,000 fine set to be waged on Pearson will be Ofqual’s second financial penalty against an awarding organisation. The Ofqual notice explained that in May 2012 Pearson...
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The #SaveOurApprenticeships campaign against devastating cuts in apprenticeship funding was launched at the Houses of Parliament to a packed gathering of sector leaders and senior politicians — including...
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Star names unveiled for this year’s Association of Colleges annual conference and exhibition include broadcaster Steph McGovern, comedian Ruby Wax (pictured), and apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon....
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Outstanding tutors, projects and employers were recognised through The Festival of Learning Awards 2016. A notable winner, the Leicester City Football Club Community Trust, was credited for its...
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The new skills minister has dismissed widespread calls to delay the apprenticeship levy launch, even after 10 major professional bodies called on him to rethink. Robert Halfon (pictured)...
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An Ofsted report into the nation’s largest college has still not been published more than four months after it was inspected due to a row over the result,...