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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...
The FE Commissioner visited Stratford-Upon Avon College after its financial health was rated as inadequate by the Skills Funding Agency. Dr David Collins’ findings questioned the future of the...
Mark Corney looks at how the traineeship programme is developing policy-wise. From this month, traineeships have been open to 24-year-olds. At a strategic level, therefore, traineeships appear as...
Stewart Segal outlines the response of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers to the IPPR’s Remember the Young Ones: Improving Career Opportunities for Britain’s Young People report....
The importance of work experience in developing skills has been reinforcd by no less than Ofsted and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. But providers and employers often worry about...
One of the first in-post announcements of new Skills Minister Nick Boles, for “extra” funding, emerged today and within hours had come under fire from the Sixth Form...
After 18 months at Newham College, and a number of FE Insider columns, Ben Nicholls is departing the world of FE and skills in a bid to become...
While those in FE and skills wait with bated breath to find out how new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and Skills Minister Nick Boles view the sector, Alastair...
Imparting knowledge of teaching is not always best done from the “top,” explains Andrea McMahon. After attending his first Learning Lunch in the newly-established Centre for Excellence in...

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