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NAS concerned about quality following rapid apprenticeship expansion

The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) and Skills Funding Agency have this week published a statement (click here) saying they…

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‘Apprenticeships need to be marketed better’ say training providers

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) says that not enough employers understand the financial benefits of apprenticeships….

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Ofsted calls for government review on post-16 arrangements

Young people with learning difficulties and disabilities are not receiving adequate support as they progress to further education, according…

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Research shows that LGBT learners are being treated better in FE

Research comissioned by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) suggests that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) learners are being…

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FE Week visits South Thames College for A Level results day

Thousands of students across the country picked up their A Level results yesterday by visiting their sixth form or…

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Consultation report outlines plans for further education loans

A consultation report released yesterday by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) outlines a new loan system…

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FE Week follows Top2Toe charity challenge through Birmingham

Over the last couple of days FE Week has been following the Top2Toe charity fundraiser lead by Dave ‘Blind…

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Youth unemployment shows no improvement in latest quarter

The latest government statistics show that youth unemployment has changed very little in the last three months. The Labour…

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The Guardian reports on ‘striking rise’ of adult apprenticeships

The dramatic increase in apprentices aged above 25, reported by FE Week back in June, has been picked up by…

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FE Week to cycle with Birmingham principal and ‘Blind Dave’

FE Week will be cycling hard next Tuesday in order to welcome back South Birmingham College Principal Mike Hopkins…

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HE consultation welcomed cautiously by Association of Colleges

A technical consultation paper from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is proposing that FE colleges have…

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New report calls on the government to make maths mandatory

A review comissioned by the Conservative Party proposes that young people should be forced to study mathematics up to…

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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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