News

Brathay Challenge: National apprentice team of the year revealed

A team of nine apprentices from GlaxoSmithKline Ulverston have been named the apprentice team of the year, through the...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Ofsted watch: Providers enjoy grades boost in good week for FE

A host of providers jumped up Ofsted grades in what was a mostly impressive week for FE – but...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Education ministers retain their seats

All the key education figures from Labour and the Conservatives have been re-elected, while long-time FE champion Vince Cable...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Free Financial Times offer is for FE students too

Students from colleges and independent training providers will be able to read the Financial Times for free, despite the...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

Blue pill is tough to swallow

Since the snap election was called by the Conservatives seven weeks ago, it has been interesting to see the...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

UTC applications surge after letters sent to parents

The body that runs the university technical colleges has been making bold claims about a surge in demand for...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

University technical colleges plan to switch recruitment age to 13

University technical colleges across the country are planning to recruit students a year before their standard 14 starting age,...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Conservatives accused of ‘hiding’ ministers from press scrutiny

The Conservatives have been accused of hiding from FE Week in the run-up to the general election – and...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Principal standing down of recently created FE college

The principal of  Prospects College of Advanced Technology is set to retire, after guiding it through becoming the first...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden