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Three per cent drop for colleges, survey reveals

Colleges have suffered an overall drop of three per cent in 16-18 year old learners, a new survey has…

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Funding of adult basic skills to be overhauled in new pilot

The funding of basic numeracy and literacy is to be completely overhauled following little improvement in adult basic skills…

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VAT exemption for shared services

The government has announced plans to make colleges and charities exempt from paying VAT when they share services. It…

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Sale continues as jobs are cut at LSN

A charity forced into administration by a crippling pension liability and decreasing income has been forced to cut jobs….

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BIS respond to their FE and skills consultation

They have been in the pipeline for several months, but last week the government confirmed a raft of new…

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Criticism over competition

Skills Funding Agency could take funding away from providers who try to poach employers Providers could miss out on…

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Cable announces 19,000 new higher apprenticeships

More than half a dozen further education (FE) colleges will benefit from government funding for 19,000 new higher apprenticeships….

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Autumn Statement: Osborne confirms plans to tackle youth unemployment

Chancellor George Osborne confirmed a number of policies designed to put tackle youth unemployment during his Autumn Statement yesterday….

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£1b to tackle youth unemployment

A £1 billion package has been announced to tackle youth unemployment, as the number of 16-24 year-olds out of…

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FE Week investigates: The great SFA giveaway

We take an in-depth look at the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and five of its latest moves and policy decisions,…

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Anxiety over government funding tools

Government further education (FE) funding software is “not functional” and there are “serious problems across all government agencies related…

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AoC reveals 14 per cent Level 1 learner drop

Colleges have revealed a 14 per cent drop in Level 1 learners, new figures from the Association of Colleges (AoC) have…

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Troubleshooter takes the reins at newly formed college

A newly formed college has appointed an experienced troubleshooter as its interim chief executive. City of Portsmouth College, which…

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