Cabinet reshuffle latest

Cabinet reshuffle
Billy Camden
Cabinet reshuffle

Alex Burghart and Will Quince join DfE ministerial team

Both appointed junior DfE ministers by the prime minister

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker

Latest opinions

Opinion

Prison education: Too many reviews, too little action

Let prisoners have a say in changes to prison education too, writes Jon Collins Prison education has suffered more…

Jess Staufenberg
Jon Collins
Opinion

New secretary of state, new choices

What’s in store for the new education secretary as he settles in at DfE?

Jess Staufenberg
Shane Chowen
Opinion

Any focus on learning outcomes needs a long-term learning strategy

Nadhim Zahawi needs to think carefully about what outcomes we want to measure and what the long-term plan is,…

Jess Staufenberg
Stephen Evans

COVID Latest

COVID

Asymptomatic testing of FE students to continue for the rest of term

Ministers publish Covid autumn and winter plan

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

Tripling traineeships target missed by half, and 3 other findings from today’s Plan for Jobs progress report

The government has missed its target to triple the number of traineeships by more than half, a new report…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

Pandemic took significant toll on FE students, review reveals

Awareness of apprenticeships has declined, mental health has deteriorated and pass rates for adults from BAME communities took the…

Billy Camden

Ofsted Latest

Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Ofsted raps business school over management apprenticeships

A high-profile business school that made millions of pounds by quickly recruiting more than 800 management apprentices has been…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Ofsted launches review into ‘very poor’ prison education

Ofsted and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons are launching a review into the “very poor state” of prison education….

Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

High praise for university in first tranche of Ofsted’s level 6 and 7 apprenticeship inspections

Ofsted’s first new provider monitoring visits of level 6 and 7 apprenticeship provision have resulted positive results for higher…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden

AEB Latest

AEB

ESFA accused of ‘hidden agenda’ as AEB providers reveal ‘horrendous’ bid rejections

The government has been accused of using the adult education budget tender process to “manoeuvre its hidden agenda” of…

Billy Camden
AEB

ESFA opens up claims against AEB clawback

Colleges facing adult education budget clawback have four weeks to make their case to keep the unused cash. Six…

Shane Chowen
AEB

Somerset Skills & Learning to make more redundancies after latest AEB tender debacle

Staff are being made redundant at a large community learning provider in Somerset after it was dealt yet another…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden

Apprenticeships Latest

Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Ofsted raps business school over management apprenticeships

A high-profile business school that made millions of pounds by quickly recruiting more than 800 management apprentices has been…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

Fast growing apprenticeship firm goes bust after ESFA stops payments

It owes nearly £4 million to creditors.

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

DfE launches digital service for advertising levy transfers

DfE launch their scheme enabling levy payers to advertise their available funds for transfer.

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon

The latest sector transfers

Movers and Shakers

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 361

Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving, which this week features Jen Hope from the Association of…

Fraser Whieldon
Movers and Shakers

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 360

Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Heidi Fraser-Krauss, Chief executive officer, Jisc Start date: September 2021…

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Movers and Shakers

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 359

Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Candace Miller, Non-executive director, Federation of Awarding Bodies Start date:…

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon

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