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Apprenticeships in prisons STILL being considered, and 4 other takeaways from today’s prison education hearing

Skills minister Alex Burghart and prisons minister Victoria Atkins answered questions from the House of Commons education committee this…

Will Nott
Will Nott
Covid-19, Exams

Scheme extended to cover costs of extra invigilators for this term’s vocational exams

Exams invigilator costs can be claimed back by FE centres with high staff absences due to Covid.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Long read

‘Sport is special – it’s in your face’: New College Pontefract

Sport is often forgotten in discussions of FE. But with Ofsted looking hard at ‘personal development’, the award-winning PE…

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Ofsted

Shrewsbury College bounces back from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’

Principal praises ‘fantastic’ staff after rapid turnaround

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Colleges

First chief of freshly merged City of Portsmouth College

The new leader will take the reins in the summer and joins the college ‘at the start of a…

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
News

BTEC students nearly twice as likely to drop out of university, report finds

Dropping out or repeating a year at university is rare, but students with BTECs are more likely to be…

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen


Covid-19

Omicron: January exams start smoothly despite staff shortages

Staff are working extra hours, with managers stepping in to help invigilate vocational and technical qualifications

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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WorldSkills UK’s Skills Development Hub benefits educators and students

Keeping up with the latest developments in careers guidance and student development is just a mouse click away.

WorldSkills UK
WorldSkills UK
T Levels

Confused and frustrated: Most universities reject first cohort of T Level students

DfE urges transparency amid looming UCAS deadline

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News
Billy Camden
T Levels

‘Justice is served’: Final T Level awarding organisation revealed

The institute now has a full-house of awarding bodies to develop all 23 of the government’s flagship level 3…

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Sponsored post

What Is Math Modeling? (And Why Should You Care About It?)

Demonstrating the value of mathematics in our communities and lives can be difficult for educators; understanding math modeling can…

M3 Challenge
M3 Challenge

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Covid-19

Omicron: January exams start smoothly despite staff shortages

Staff are working extra hours, with managers stepping in to help invigilate vocational and technical qualifications

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
T Levels

Confused and frustrated: Most universities reject first cohort of T Level students

DfE urges transparency amid looming UCAS deadline

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News
Billy Camden
News

Justice: FE Week campaign wins £1.5m relief for victims of loan scandal

Almost 600 victims of an FE loans scandal have had £1.5 million worth of debt written off following an…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

How effective are face masks in the classroom?

Minsters have published the evidence behind their decision to bring back face coverings in the classroom

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth