Colleges

TEC Partnership leader appointed new Hull principal

Gray becomes the college’s sixth leader in two years

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
News

College intervention – six things we learned in the FE Commissioner’s annual report

There are fewer colleges in intervention, but the new commissioner warns of more budget pressures to come.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
SEND

SEND review may be folded into schools white paper

Sector leaders have welcomed the idea of a more “seamless” and “joined-up” system

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Covid-19

IfATE grants extensions to more apprenticeship assessment flexibilities

The quango has become the latest official body to react to the new variant

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

Let’s talk about SAKS: Provider scores top Ofsted marks

The provider was credited for working closely with employers, supporting its workforce, and for apprentices feeling safe

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

Moulton rises from the ashes: College climbs out of ‘inadequate’

The principal has credited the result to her ‘amazing team’ having ‘massively pulled together’

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon


Department for Education

New DfE skills board: scanty minutes lead to ‘closed shop’ accusations

The DfE has again come under fire for a lack of transparency

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Universities

Top university places up 28% after record A-level results

Accepted student numbers on competitive courses have soared

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

T Levels: 9 in 10 providers miss enrolment targets

Digital and the new health and science routes prove most difficult to sell to students

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

A class of their own: The school that enrolled one T Level student

A school handed £1.2 million for a new six-classroom, purpose-built block to teach the government’s flagship T Levels has…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Bootcamps

Revealed: Winners of the £34m HGV bootcamps tender

Flexibilities for HGV driver training funded under AEB have also been confirmed

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
News

First look at skills bootcamp outcomes

Nearly half of bootcamp participants didn’t achieve a positive employment outcome.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen

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