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Dozen new ‘studio schools’ announced

A dozen new vocationally-based schools, with links to major employers such as Sony and Glaxo, have been revealed by the…

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Employers need greater incentives to invest in apprenticeships, say UKCES

A single skills market is needed to make employers invest more in apprenticeships and training, according to a report…

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UCU in financial turmoil

Urgent action is needed to prevent the University and College Union (UCU) being plunged into debt, a letter from…

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As disputes rise so do the costs

As icy draughts and the impact of budget cuts blow through further education, tensions among staff are rising. Small…

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Cash incentive places for smaller businesses doubled

Fresh details have been revealed on the awarding of 40,000 cash incentives to smaller businesses to take on apprentices….

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Senior leaders concerned about college finances

A survey has revealed a high proportion of senior leaders are concerned about the college finances. Conducted by Capita’s…

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FE Week Reporter


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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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