ABS, Skills reform

Maths to 18: MPs want financial literacy alternative to GCSE resits

Education committee urges ministers to 'prioritise' financial education in post-16 maths

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

Employers renew calls for youth ‘apprenticeship guarantee’ 

The idea was first proposed by government in 2009 and resurfaced in 2020 before being quickly dropped

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Bootcamps, Ofsted, Skills reform

US ed tech giant exits bootcamps after raking in £5m

Struggling firm leaves UK training 'in the best interest of students'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

New off-the-job apprenticeship flexibility set for 2024/25

Active learning can take place every 3 months from August for front-loaded or block release apprenticeships

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Colleges

Large south west college group announces new principal

Rob Bosworth will leave Exeter College after 24 years to lead Cornwall College Group

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Essex sixth form college celebrates Ofsted upgrade to ‘outstanding’

Principal describes the feat as a 'ringing endorsement' of 'high quality work'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Bootcamps, Ofsted

Ofsted slates US firm with £5m DfE bootcamps contract

Whistleblower flagged concerns last year but no action was taken

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
NUS, Politics

NUS reaches settlement with sacked president

Terms of the deal with Shaima Dallali will however be kept confidential

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB, Politics, Skills reform

DfE scales back ‘free courses for jobs’ offer 

Access will be restricted to adults earning below £25k in 2024/25

Billy Camden
Billy Camden