News

AoC delays FE teacher pay recommendation for second year in a row 

FE pay deal could take ‘months’ as AoC waits for schoolteacher pay report

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Strikes

UCU staff strike throws congress into chaos

UCU could cancel FE sector conference in anticipation of staff walking out

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Students

Poor mental health becomes top cause for college student absence

Stress is particularly acute for English and maths resitters

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Industrial action

UCU’s own staff vote to strike

The dispute centres around allegations of racism and pay priorities

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Employment

Lecturer wins over £50k from large college group for unfair dismissal

New City College bosses would not have fired lecturer if ‘fair procedure’ was followed, judge rules

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Ofsted

Land-based college retains ‘outstanding’ Ofsted grade

Hartpury College celebrates another grade 1, six years after it last achieved the feat

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
WorldSkills

Team UK for WorldSkills Lyon 2024 revealed

Over 30 young skills champions will head to France to represent the UK this September

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Apprenticeships

Shared apprenticeship scheme barely meets half its recruitment target

Flexible construction apprenticeship starts tumble amid sector-wide recruitment issues

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges

UCU: Most FE staff back alternative to ‘traumatic’ Ofsted inspections

Lecturers call for 'peer-led' model, as new chief inspector also floats the idea

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel