News
Councils face Hancock’s wrath over teen tracking

Councils face Hancock’s wrath over teen tracking

Nine more councils are to get a slap on the wrist over their tracking of 16 and 17-year-olds, just six months after a dozen other local authorities were deemed to...
FELTAG and Beyond

FELTAG and Beyond

Download your free copy of the FE Week 16-page feature supplement on FELTAG and Beyond in partnership with Tribal. Click here to download (5 mb) ———————————————————- Introduction In February last year, FE was...

AoC chief Martin Doel warns Vince Cable against FE raid to fund HE shortfall as Budget looms

The chief executive of the Association of Colleges has warned Business Secretary Vince Cable against raiding the FE budget to fund higher education. Martin Doel wrote to Dr...

Quals firm four given corruption trial date

Four staff at an Eastbourne-based firm that prints qualification certificates have been given their trial date on corruption charges. The men, from Smith & Ouzman, appeared at Southwark...

Shadow minister sets out his vision for the future of FE

Shadow minister sets out his vision for the future of FE
The Shadow Education Secretary, Tristram Hunt, chose the Association of Colleges conference as the venue for his first speech since taking on the role in early October. He...

The AoC chief executive shares his thoughts after the three day conference

The AoC chief executive shares his thoughts after the three day conference
After an exhausting few days, Association of Colleges chief executive Martin Doel shared his thoughts with FE Week editor Nick Linford. The pair talked all things conference in...

Quarter of FE loans are waiting to be processed

Just over a quarter of applications for FE loans had not been successfully processed by the end of October, new figures have revealed. The Department for Business, Innovation...

Brave Vicky claims student of year title

Barking and Dagenham College student Vicky Knight, who set up a charity for burns victims after being horrifically injured in an arson attack, has been named the Association...