News

DfE launches £150m capital fund for wave four T Level providers

Colleges and training providers in the fourth wave of the T Level rollout are being invited to bid for…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Short courses

Universities and colleges announced for new £2m short HE course trial

Only one college has been chosen for the new Higher Education Short Course trial

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
News

DfE top boss handed £278k payout to leave after exams fiasco

Jonathan Slater had just eight months left in post, but was pushed out in spate of perm sec departures

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

DfE looks to ex-teachers to fill Covid staffing gaps

Leaders also asked to ‘use their own networks to encourage sign-up’

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Just 195 of 5.7m teacher grades changed after exam board reviews

And for the almost 1m VTQ TAGs, just 636 were changed

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid-19

Education recovery in FE: Ofsted reveals key findings from autumn 2021 inspections

Providers’ finances have suffered, apprentices have been unable to take exams and staff are facing ever-increasing workloads

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon


News

AoC recommends ‘kick in the teeth’ 1% college staff pay rise – again

Unions say staff will ‘rightly be furious at this offensive’ offer

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

DfE extends Covid workforce fund until Feb half-term

The scheme was reintroduced last month amid rising rates

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Covid-19, T Levels

Covid delays Ofsted’s T Level research

Yet another delay to Ofsted and T Levels

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Colleges, Covid-19

Land-based college handed finance warning as commercial income takes £1m hit

The college received a visit from the FE Commissioner after its financial health dropped to ‘inadequate’

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Good for me good for FE

Good for Me, Good for FE on track to reach £1m volunteering target

Colleges have been running community kitchens, foodbank drives and festive activities to generate social value

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Covid-19

Covid close contact daily testing brought back and air purifiers ‘marketplace’ launched

Students will be expected to take tests for a week under new national approach

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter

Must read

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