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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...

Toni Fazaeli announces retirement from IfL chief role

Institute for Learning (IfL) chief executive Toni Fazaeli has announced plans for her retirement after six years in the role. She will hand over the reigns to Dr Jean...

New £2.9m research centre for adult literacy and numeracy

The government is investing £2.9m in a new research centre that will focus on improving adult literacy and numeracy. Skills Minister Matthew Hancock announced the launch of the...

Tributes paid to ‘FE warrior’ Mary Rimington MBE

Tributes paid to 'FE warrior' Mary Rimington MBE
Tributes have been paid to the former deputy principal of City and Islington College after she died from cancer. Mary Rimington, aged 65, passed away on February 15...

‘Students mean income for schools’ – AoC warning as report criticises career advice

'Students mean income for schools'  - AoC warning as report criticises career advice
Schools should think of the good of their students over the income benefits of keeping learners on after 16, the Association of Colleges (AoC) has said. AoC policy...

Company fined after apprentice’s hand crushed

A company has been fined after an apprentice’s hand was crushed in machinery. The young man, who was 18 at the time, was a third year apprentice with...

Exeter principal Richard Atkins to be new AoC president

Exeter principal Richard Atkins to be new AoC president
Exeter College principal Richard Atkins has been unveiled as the next president of the Association of College (AoC) after his election by members. Mr Atkins, also a former...