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

Sixth-form students’ art exhibition explores challenges facing the environment 

‘This online exhibition is a way of celebrating the arts and recognising excellence in sixth-form colleges’

Will Nott
Will Nott
Sponsored post

Do Apprenticeships hold the key to Levelling Up the UK?

David Phillips – Managing Director, City & Guilds and ILM

City & Guilds
City & Guilds
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
Industrial action

Strike votes open at 33 colleges

Industrial ballots opened today and will close on July 15

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Sponsored post

AELP National Conference 2022 – Book your place now!

Taking place on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June, the 2022 AELP National Conference will be held at the…

AELP
AELP


Feature, News

Focus feature: Women principals leaving a legacy in FE

This year numerous top female college principals are stepping down after giving their professional lives to the FE sector….

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

DfE permanently scraps annual FE learner and employer satisfaction surveys

The survey is usually taken by hundreds of thousands of students and has run for most of the past…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Funding

IFS: Spending on adult education and apprenticeships will be 25% below 2010 levels by 2025

Spending on adult education and apprenticeships fell by 38 per cent in real-terms between 2010–11 and 2020–21

Will Nott
Will Nott
News

Warning as cyber criminals try to cash in on exam season

The Joint Council for Qualifications warned exams officers about the email earlier this week. The body said a ‘small…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
T Levels

No T Level achievement rates until wave 3 students complete

But national-level results for T Levels will be published from the get-go, with the first set of outcomes set…

Will Nott
Will Nott
News

New alliance to offer fellowships for FE staff

Colleges will have to be a member of both organisations and have ‘chartered status’ for staff to be eligible.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen

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