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Fresh concerns over failing UTC model as one in 10 now shut

More than 10 per cent of university technical colleges are now expected to close, just six years since they...

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Billy Camden
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Funding reform roll-out in 2017 still on track, insists DfE

There will be no delay to apprenticeship funding reforms, the government has insisted, despite growing concerns in the sector...

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Billy Camden
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Ofsted considering climbdown over logo use

Ofsted could be heading for an embarrassing U-turn over its surprise decision to threaten providers with legal action over...

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Billy Camden
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MP renews spat with college over planned job cuts

A senior MP has vowed to fight Hull College all the way over a string of job losses it...

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Billy Camden
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Lord Baker rejects post-16 academic and vocational divide

Controversial plans for a post-16 academic and vocational divide have been rejected by key backer of under-fire university technical...

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Billy Camden
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Government guidance delayed… but area reviews plough ahead

Wave four of the post-16 education and training area reviews has been launched, even though the sector is still...

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Billy Camden
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Universities breach A-level results embargo by confirming student places a day early

A number of universities have breached the A-level results embargo and confirmed student places ahead of results day tomorrow....

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Billy Camden
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FE chief at the exams regulator steps down as new wave of reform begins

The man in charge of Ofqual’s vocational arm, Jeremy Benson, has decided to leave the exams regulator after nearly...

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Billy Camden
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Busted – Wilshaw caught making up evidence in effort to further criticise colleges

Ofsted’s chief inspector’s criticism about “uniformly weak” careers guidance in colleges has been exposed for lacking any identifiable external...

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Billy Camden