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Monitoring apprentices is critical to high completion and success rates. Having committed a further £222 million to vocational training earlier in the year, apprenticeship schemes are undoubtedly high...
Like any other company, business or organisation FE colleges are open to as much reputation tarnishing as any other brand.  However by managing your social media presence and...
It won’t be easy. It’s at best confusing and contradictory, and at worst – morally deficient. As part of the government’s further education reform program, they have made...
The latest bundle of Papers which came out from Government over the summer on FE reform pose more questions than answers, nearly 60 questions in all covering most...
The Bureaucracy Busters, rated PG, coming soon to employers and training providers near you? This is the latest in the Coalition’s on-going saga of deregulation and slashing red...
It is an honour to be able to pay tribute to Alan Tuckett, who retired from the National Institute for Adult Continuing Education on Wednesday after serving 23...
Over the summer the annual accounts of the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) were published (click here). If anyone was interested in them, they would have read that these...
The Skills Funding Agency confirmed this week that all ESOL learners who are actively seeking work could be eligible for full funding, irrespective of whether they are in...
Accusing colleges of withholding customer information because they have something to hide, as the new Head of the UK Commission on Employment and Skills does in the TES...
Yesterday the House of Common’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) published its report on Getting value for money from the education of 16– to 18– year–olds. While few people...
In recent days there have been some positive developments in the area of the fees policy, potentially assisting a number of prospective students who might have found the...

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