News

Halfon denies picture ‘bleak’ for adult education in ‘night school’ debate

The skills minister has denied that the picture of adult education is “bleak”, as Labour MP David Lammy launched...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Adult Education budget procurement process set to launch

The first ever procurement process for adult education budget contracts has been given the ministerial green light and is...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Government unwilling to take action on qualifications fraud fears

An awarding organisation that fell victim to a high-profile case of qualifications fraud has called on the government to...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Providers in limbo as ‘no date’ for adult education budget procurement launch

Providers have been left in the dark about when procurement for adult education budget contracts will be launched for...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Late publication of ‘customer service’ guide for area reviews described as ‘beyond parody’

The government’s decision to publish today a “customer service” guide explaining what colleges can expect from area reviews –...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

College faces £10,000 replacement bus bill over train strikes

A college in Sussex is bearing the full brunt of staff strikes at Southern Rail, having to shell out...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

If DfE is listening it must act now

Employers are telling a large and successful provider of 16-18 engineering apprentices they will switch to adults once the...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Outstanding colleges might now expect a visit from Ofsted

Ofsted seems to be heading for a U-turn on a controversial policy that exempts providers rated ‘outstanding’ from routine...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Thousands competing in AoC Sport National Championships 2017

Up to 2,000 elite college sporting stars will travel to Nottingham in April to compete in the AoC Sport...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden