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Ofsted exposes rule breach over unemployed apprentices

An ‘inadequate’ community learning provider has been caught breaching government funding rules, after Ofsted found most of its construction...

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DfE given legal ultimatum over botched adult education budget tender

Private providers have given the government until the end of this week to find a solution to the “tragedy”...

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DfE launches its FIFTH consultation on apprenticeship funding reform

The Department for Education has put out yet another survey on how reforms to apprenticeship funding are affecting employers...

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DfE discussing ‘options’ to reverse provider’s £3m funding cut

A 10,000-learner provider on the brink of collapse after it lost 97 per cent of its funding has been...

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Review prompted by autistic teen’s college enrolment heartbreak

A college is reviewing its enrolment procedures after an autistic boy was asked not to return just days after...

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BREAKING: Milton grants Somerset MPs emergency meeting with funding agency

Somerset MPs held an emergency meeting on Wednesday with the skills minister to reverse the massive £3.3 million funding...

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Training providers join forces to challenge Justine Greening in court

A group of leading training providers is gearing up for collective action against the government’s adult education budget procurement process,...

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Trial begins: Former Welsh footballer and three others accused of £5 million FE fraud

A former Wales international footballer and three other men conspired to scam colleges and the government out of around...

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Did the government advise Learndirect to withdraw their AEB tender?

The Learndirect saga has taken a fresh twist today, after a government spokesperson admitted that the nation’s largest FE...

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