By: Paul Offord

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A college that went nearly 10 years without being inspected by Ofsted after being rated ‘outstanding’ has crashed two grades. Blackburn College was given a ‘requires improvement’ verdict...
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A call on the next government to commit to 4 million quality apprenticeships over the life of the next parliament has been made by the Association of Employment...
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A large London College that was rated inadequate less than two years ago, has pulled back from the brink to register a ‘good’ overall Ofsted rating in a...
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Ofsted has been forced to deny that it removed inspection dates from its new promotional logos due to the length of gaps between inspections. The inspection watchdog recently...
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A major government scheme that aimed to recruit more than 500 specialist maths teachers at colleges has accepted just 13 participants in its first year, FE Week can...
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There was a shock result at last weekend’s 39th AoC Sport National Championships after the south-east claimed the coveted Wilkinson Sword for the first time in seven years....
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Apprentices from Toyota, Airbus and Topshop are among 32 of the country’s elite learners who have been selected to represent the UK and go for gold at WorldSkills...
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A large city college in “financial crisis” has taken the highly unusual step of extending the contract of employment notice period of its principal to 12 months, FE...
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Labour will raise corporation tax to fund the re-introduction of the education maintenance allowance, the party has revealed today. The payments, aimed at supporting pupils from lower-income households...
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A long-term pause on the first ever procurement process for adult education budget contracts has been called for – after FE Week learned it’s now unlikely any tendering...
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The government has been blasted for flip-flopping on its review into GCSE maths and English resits. All 16 to 18-year-old students with a near-pass (previously grade D, now...