By: Paul Offord

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Lord Sugar has accepted a second “enterprise tsar” role to encourage more young people onto apprenticeships — but this time under a Conservative government. The wealthy entrepreneur and...
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The University and College Union (UCU) has called on Cornwall College Group principal Amarjit Basi to take a pay cut to show solidarity with up to 60 staff...
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The government has been criticised for largely ignoring the role of FE colleges play with delivering degree level provision in its new white paper on higher education. There...
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A man has been jailed for 15 months for defrauding New College Swindon out of almost £43,000 of Skills Funding Agency (SFA) cash — after he faked certificates...
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> ‘Valuable analysis’ shows 20 per cent of adult funding being spent on learners outside region of the provider > Skills Minister warns SFA that ‘contracts spanning multiple...
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Growth requests are being offered for the delivery of any of the new apprenticeship standards, FE Week can reveal. The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) announced this today as...
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Two more colleges have quit the troubled Gazelle Group, including one of its founder members, FE Week can reveal. There are 11 colleges still listed on its website...
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> Leaked report plan exposes stark choice at 16 > 15 new ‘professional and technical’ routes with apprenticeship or substantial work experience The first skills white paper in a decade...
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An ex-Wales international footballer is one of six men facing charges following a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into the activity of a defunct training company Luis Michael...
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A tutor has been sacked by a two Liverpool-based colleges after admitting to making and possessing hundreds of child abuse images. Barry Sanders, who taught science, was given...
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Ofsted has called off its investigation into an inspector who demanded the immediate departure of his boss Sir Michael Wilshaw — after FE Week readers jumped to his...