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NCG and Northumberland College merger collapses

Plans for a merger between the  NCG (formerly Newcastle College Group) and Northumberland College have collapsed. The Northumberland College Corporation…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Youth unemployment exceeds one million

The record rate for youth unemployment is now above the one million mark. Details released this morning by the…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Apprenticeships for learners aged over 25 should be scrapped, says IPPR

Apprenticeships should be restricted to learners under the age of 25, according to researchers from the Institute for Public…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Apprenticeships in identity crisis at ‘real or rebrand’ debate

The definition, purpose and identity of apprenticeships was criticised heavily at the ‘Growth in Apprenticeships: real or rebrand?’ debate…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Adult FE and skills learners fall 411,000

Provisional figures published in the October Statistical First Release show that the number of learners classed as participating in…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Newcastle College Group ‘merge’ with Rathbone

One of the largest educational providers in the country is on the verge of adding another arm to its…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter


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Institute for Learning question £6k ITT qualifcation

Questions have been raised over the further education (FE) sector’s ability to attract experts into teaching in the face…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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NCFE in partnership with Reed

An innovative collaboration between an employment and skills provider and a national awarding body will be unveiled this week….

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Sector leaders gather for the AoC conference

It is the biggest event in the FE calendar – the a chance for colleges managers and leaders to…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Provider owner also set-up awarding body

The owner of one of the UK’s largest and “fastest growing” vocational training providers has also created his own…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

FE charity in administration ~ FE Week investigates

Learning and Skills Network (LSN) placed in administration after turnover dips by £29 million in two years and pension…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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BIS Select Committee to launch enquiry into apprenticeships

An enquiry into apprenticeships will be launched by the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Select Committee in the new…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter

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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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