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SFA staff shortlisted for top job

Staff at the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) have been informed that three members of its executive team are in…

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Arrests over apprenticeship subcontractor

Serious Fraud Office swoop in on Luis Michael Training, former partner of Sparsholt College Three men have been arrested…

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Awards ceremony launches Adult Learners’ Week 2012

TV presenter Philippa Forrester enthusiastically kicked off the ceremony. “This is a celebration. This is a party. This is…

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City College Norwich develops federation model

City College Norwich (CCN) is developing a federation model alongside two academies and a potential University Technical College (UTC),…

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The future of adult learning

Tom Wilson, director, UnionLearn, TUC     David Hughes, chief executive, NIACE Ever-rising levels of unemployment, lack of skills…

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Redundancies at Elmfield Training

Elmfield Training Ltd, who have been scrutinised by the BIS Select Committee for their delivery of apprenticeships with Morrisons,…

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Hundreds of funding rates ‘realigned’ upwards

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has realigned the funding rates used in the Employer Responsive (ER) Other funding stream,…

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‘Disappointing’ drop in adult participation says NIACE

The number of adults taking part in formal learning has fallen five percentage points, a survey by the National…

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‘Stop wasting money’ Unison tells colleges

Colleges spent at least £65 million on agency staff during the last financial year, according to information obtained by…

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Colleges call for FE loans to be delayed

The majority of professionals in the FE sector support delaying or scrapping the introduction of FE loans, according to…

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Report finds ‘process failures’ at the Skills Funding Agency

An investigation into secret changes to a government website has unearthed “process failures” and an inability to pinpoint who…

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HR Director of Morrisons to step down next month

The group HR and communications director at Morrisons has announced he will leave the supermarket retailer at the end…

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