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The effect of the Further Education Learning Technology Action Group (Feltag) is being felt across the sector, explains Bob Harrison. At a recent Think Out Loud Club, a...
Efforts by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to cut red tape succeeded in reducing up to £300m of costs by around 2 per cent. Christine...
Jim Proudfoot considers the purpose of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and asks ‘what next?’ in light of its scrapping by Ofqual. The recent Ofqual consultation on...
Despite Ofqual announcing that the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) is set for the FE and skills graveyard, Stephen Wright considers whether any life might remain in the...
I had mixed emotions when I heard Skills Minister Nick Boles’s new apprentice set off the security alarms on his first day of work at Portcullis House. This...
A new report looks at how UK general FE colleges are reaping the VET (vocational education and training) rewards of taking part in WorldSkills competitions, explains Dr Sally Messenger....
Devolution of skills funding to city regions could be the key to solving local skills shortages, according to Mark Farrar Shadow Skills Minister Liam Byrne, at last month’s...
In January 2013, FE Week was first to report that the merged Lewisham and Southwark colleges, in South London, would be renaming to Lesoco. And just over two...
Bournville College leadership got a glowing grade one from Ofsted before the FE Commissioner Dr David Collins was sent in to sort out the finances. He later said...

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