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The body behind the ailing university technical college model has called on the government to apportion more funding to them than to mainstream schools. The Baker Dearing Trust...
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Far more needs to be done by the government to support its struggling University Technical Colleges programme, a new report by the National Foundation for Educational Research has...
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University technical colleges across the country are planning to recruit students a year before their standard 14 starting age, an FE Week investigation has found. Five UTCs are...
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The body that runs the university technical colleges has been making bold claims about a surge in demand for places for 14-year-olds. New figures shared exclusively with FE...
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To circumvent the problem of recruitment at 14, LSEC is setting up a vocational free school – a UTC in all but name. Sam Parrett argues that UTCs...
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Learner numbers have dropped at around two thirds of established university technical colleges this academic year, an FE Week investigation has found. We submitted freedom of information requests...
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Another studio school is reported to be shutting its doors, making it the 15th of its kind to close and leaving just 35 open. Future Tech Studio School...
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UTCs perform a valuable function – don’t write off the whole enterprise based on misleading statistical comparisons with schools, says Nick Crew. The success of University Technical Colleges...
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An angry parent of a student “devastated” by the news that her university technical college would close in the summer has demanded to know why the school took...
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Over £3 million of taxpayers’ money has been lost by the Department for Education, through unrecovered payments to failed university technical colleges for students who never enrolled. The...
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Young professionals are living in a disused Walsall university technical college site, after the 14-19 institution was forced to closed in April last year. Black Country UTC was...