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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...
Hackney University Technical College (UTC) revealed this week low recruitment from September meant it would be closing for good the following academic year. It prompted tough criticism from 157...
Nine colleges are looking to join the ranks of the existing seven that have been allowed by the Department for Education to recruit 14 to 16-year-olds directly. A...
When I wrote in FE Week three months ago about the second annual round of FE Loans, the new application process had just opened. A few months on,...
The Gazelle Foundation has been awarded a £1m learning technology contract from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) amid concerns about a lack of evidence surrounding its effectiveness....

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