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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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Billy Camden
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‘Excellent’ college principal retires due to ill health

A long-standing college principal has retired with immediate effect due to a terminal illness. John Callaghan, who has led...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

School and college leaders demand £5.8bn catch-up cash for poorer students

Education bosses have set out proposals for a £5.8 billion Covid recovery plan, including a £300 million three-year post-16...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

DfE to evaluate impact of 16-19 Covid tuition fund

The government is planning to evaluate its subsidised tuition scheme for 16-to-19-year-olds – after almost a quarter of eligible...

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Billy Camden
News

New £75 ‘connectivity support grants’: What you need to know

Colleges will be able to claim back money to help disadvantaged students absent due to Covid get online in...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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‘Indefensible’: No national insurance help for colleges despite support for schools

The government will not compensate colleges for national insurance contribution increases even though it is helping schools, FE Week...

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News

Ofqual ‘pleased’ with ‘small’ number of penalties issued for cheating in vocational exams last year

More than 1,300 penalties were issued for cheating in vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) in 2019/20 – with the...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
AEB

ESFA accused of ‘hidden agenda’ as AEB providers reveal ‘horrendous’ bid rejections

The government has been accused of using the adult education budget tender process to “manoeuvre its hidden agenda” of...

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News

International college membership body appoints England-based principal as new chair

An England-based college principal has been named as the new chair of a global membership organisation for technical education...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden