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The funding, teaching and organisation of adult literacy and numeracy programmes are in need of government action, says Adrian Bailey. Problems with reading, writing and maths can have...
With a number of principal appointments to have hit the FE Week headlines over the summer, Sue Pember looks at the issues all governors need to consider when...
An MPs’ committee has been investigating whether England has been failing adults who struggle with numeracy and literacy. Paul Stanistreet looks at the committee’s findings. The House of...
After a school in Cheshire announced it would be closing its sixth form over plummeting learner numbers, local colleges said they would be able to step in to...
As participating colleges get ready to take on learners from the age of 14, Graham Towse outlines his experiences as one of the few principals with a full...
In the 26 months since Geoff Russell stepped down as chief executive of the Skills Funding Agency, FE and skills has undergone much change — with more imminent....
Bromley College was one of nine colleges given permission to enrol 14 and 15-year-olds full-time this September, in addition to six from last year. Sam Parrett outlines how...
Charlotte Bosworth thinks that while the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) removal of funding from a raft of level two qualifications had economic merit, young people must be able...
The head teacher of the selective free school London Academy of Excellence, which only accepts learners that achieve at least five As at GCSE, came under fire for...

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