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What happened during National Apprenticeship Week 2017?

People across the country got involved in National Apprenticeship Week 2017 this week – from Barnsley to Barnet, and...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Government considers legislation change to protect learners with loans when providers go bust

The government is considering a change in legislation to protect learners left in loans debt after their providers go...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

More loans misery as provider goes under

Yet another training provider has gone bust, leaving dozens more blameless learners left with plenty of loans debt but...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

SFA blasted over ‘mystery shopper’ scheme

FE Week readers are up in arms about the Skills Funding Agency’s new mystery shopper scheme to test apprenticeships,...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

National Apprenticeship Week 2017: More than 10,000 back world record attempt through giant careers advice assembly

More than 10,000 young people joined-in for a giant careers advice assembly, through a world record attempt for National...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Lord Baker: careers advice amendment originally just for UTCs and Studio Schools

Lord Baker hit the headlines last week after he won a major concession in the House of Lords, to...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Government silent on adult skills behavioural research centre funding

The government is refusing to say whether more funding will be given to two “pioneering” FE research centres after...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Banned subcontracting hidden through widespread ‘associate partnerships’

Colleges and training providers are hiding banned subcontracting through the use of so-called ‘associate partnerships’, FE Week can reveal...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

Shocking associate partnerships need to be tackled

It is clear the SFA crackdown on subcontracting is increasingly pushing it underground. Our findings this week on the...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden