FE Week most read news in 2013

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Much of the newspaper content also goes online and in 2013 this website had more than a million page views.

To be exact, between 1 January and 26 December there were 1,147,180 page views and 545,934 visits by 249,770 unique visitors who viewed for an average of just over 2 minutes per visit (that’s more than 18,000 hours of viewing in 2014!).

Amongst more than 300 news articles in 2013, it’s always interesting to list the top ten based on page views.

Place

Article published in 2013

Views

1

Elmfield to ‘take steps to put the company into administration’

8,950

2

Elmfield director Ged Syddall walks during Newsnight probe – but remains majority shareholder
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6,046

3

Elmfield boss quits over Ofsted’s inadequate grading

5,904

4

Government publishes its ‘radical and far-reaching’ apprenticeship plan

5,344

5

Leading college falls from outstanding to inadequate

4,954

6

Business Secretary Vince Cable confirms “dropping” of apprenticeship FE loans

4,902

7

Principal defiant after Ofsted grade four

4,228

8

Apprenticeship funding consultation launched

4,034

9

Success for the free lunch campaign

4,009

10

Powerful new FE Commissioner announced

3,995

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The FE Week team also produced an incredible 16 supplements in 2013, a total of 256 pages of added value. Supplements were sent to subscribers and also made available for all to download.

Full supplement list for 2013 (with links) below.

Supplement title
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Sponsor Month
Highlights from the AoC conference 2013
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NOCN Nov
Skills Show 2013 souvenir edition
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City & Guilds Nov
Maths and English
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Tribal Nov
Apprenticeship tax credits
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Pearson Oct
Labour conference fringe event
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Pearson Sep
Technology in FE and Skills
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Tribal Sep
FE and Skills Inspections : 2012/13 review
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n/a Sep
Special report on traineeships
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OCR Jul
WorldSkills 2013 souvenir edition
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NCFE Jul
AELP National Conference 2013
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OCR Jun
Adult Learners’ Week 2013
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apt awards May
Guide to 24+ Advanced Learning Loans
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Tribal Apr
Celebrating 20 years of college independence
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NOCN Apr
Effective Leadership and Governance supplement
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LSIS Mar
National Apprenticeship Week 2013
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NCFE Mar
AoC in India
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NOCN Jan