News

No growth projections for Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

There has been no modelling done by the Skills Funding Agency to predict how many providers will eventually end...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Ofsted watch: Another UTC hit with poor grade

A university technical college in Middlesex received a grade three in its first ever Ofsted inspection, spelling even more...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

Broker fees are back again

The government needs to look carefully at the NHS’ plans to hit providers with brokerage fees. No-one is suggesting...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

NHS defends apprenticeship brokerage fees

The NHS has defended controversial new plans to charge a brokerage fee to training providers that win levy-funded apprenticeship...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

EXCLUSIVE: England alone with end-point assessment-only apprenticeships

Research by leading FE academics has shown England is the only one, out of eight countries reported on because...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Ofsted watch: sixth form college plummets after 10-year inspection wait

A sixth form college that hadn’t received an inspection for 10 years sank from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’ –...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Outrage at decision to widen admissions for small sixth form

The controversial decision to widen admissions at a struggling small-school sixth form has come in for fierce criticism, due...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Sector in shock: Apprenticeship provider register winners and losers

The selection process for the new register of apprenticeship training providers has been branded an “omnishambles”, after providers with...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Uncertain future for 900 learners as Chesterfield provider calls in administrators

A national training provider has called in the administrators – leaving up to 900 learners uncertain about their futures...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden