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The House of Lords Social Mobility Committee has heard from a number of figures related to education and training across its three evidence sessions so far. It has...
The government has made it clear that it wants to help more people off of benefits by supporting them onto higher paid jobs. Chief executive of the Association...
Jo Pretty reflects on a challenging first year in the job after FE Commissioner Dr David Collins recognised the “good start” made by her leadership team as it tries...
The Chancellor began his Budget speech outlining his vision of a united, ‘One Nation’ — and for wonks and hacks playing along to Buzzword Bingo, there was plenty...
If anybody knows what the future might look like for FE and skills with an apprenticeship levy on the horizon it would be the CITB, which has been...
Mick Fletcher takes a close look at the July 2015 Budget and considers what it might mean for FE and skills. Yesterday’s emergency budget said little directly about...
A new apprenticeship levy for large employers stole the Budget show yesterday as far as FE is concerned, but Julian Gravatt gives a wider view — while also looking...
The Skills Commission added the 68-page Guide to the Skills System to its growing library of sector-related reports as it was launched at the House of Lords yesterday. Commission co-chair...
Pirandeep Dhillon, who became a governor at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London in March, thinks colleges need to be more imaginative with how they...
The rise to the position of chair at Burton and South Derbyshire College was relatively smooth for Everton Burke, but he wants to see more people from black,...
Late last month, sector leaders handed a 42,5000-signature petition to Number 10 Downing Street calling on the Prime Minister to halt the implementation of further drastic cuts to...

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