Adult Education

Revealed: Local area funding allocations for Multiply adult maths scheme

£270m is being dished out to mayoral combined authorities and local councils in England

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
T Levels

DfE seeks brokers for SME T Level placements

Up to £350 will be paid per placement to the winning contractors

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Government may stop engaging with NUS over antisemitism allegations, minister warns

But the union has hit back, accusing the minister of spreading misinformation

Will Nott
Will Nott
Industrial action

College staff warn of strike action if pay doesn’t increase by 10%

Staff pay has fallen by 35 per cent in real terms since 2009 and an indicative ballot of UCU…

Will Nott
Will Nott
Qualifications, T Levels

‘Significantly’ less than half of AGQs like BTECs will get the chop, government concedes

‘Through this process we expect to remove just a small proportion of the total level 3 BTEC and other…

Will Nott
Will Nott
News

Education and Training Foundation boss stands down

The Education and Training Foundation has announced that David Russell has left the organisation.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen


Covid-19

Ofsted: Eight key points from latest education recovery research

Providers told Ofsted that apprentices were not being given enough tasks due to pressures on businesses. 

Will Nott
Will Nott
Teaching

Flagship teacher recruitment programme opens to more specialisms

Training providers and colleges can now apply to for funding for recruits to English, maths and SEND teaching posts…

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Skills reform

‘Unit for future skills’ to launch this month

Course information for employers and learners through a new ‘unit for future skills’ will start being published this month,…

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Sponsored post

A green skills solution from The Skills Network

As the climate crisis grows, calls for an integration of a fourth functional sustainability skill into mass upskilling across…

The Skills Network
The Skills Network
Colleges

Capital projects worth £400 million given green light

The government’s flagship college capital investment programme awards a further £400 million, but rising prices bring costs in to…

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Ofsted

Recovering colleges’ latest Ofsted results

One principal said they weren’t sure the Ofsted inspection was helpful or good value for money. Three colleges tell…

Will Nott
Billy Camden and Will Nott

Must read

Colleges, Exams

Colleges fork out for taxis and b&bs to get students to exams during rail strikes

Students resorted to sleepovers and parents took days off work to get their children to college on time

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
News

How the cost of living crisis is taking its toll on FE students

Leaders reveal how families are now struggling to feed and clothe their children

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Colleges

Union rejects AoC’s ‘totally unacceptable’ new pay offer for college staff

The pay offer has been upped to 2.5% from 2.25%

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Funding

Soaring inflation wipes out skills budget boost

Ministers have been urged to immediately add an extra £350 million a year in skills funding on top of…

Will Nott
Will Nott
News

Times Education Commission adds voice to calls for new ‘baccalaureate’

It is estimated to cost the government an extra £1.2bn a year

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Colleges

Major review launched to bring colleges back into public sector

After ten years in the private sector, the ONS are now considering whether to reclassify colleges as public sector…

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen