News

Ofsted handed £24m to inspect all schools, colleges and providers by 2025

Ofsted has bagged an extra £24 million from government to inspect every school, college and further education provider by...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
BTECs

Labour: BTECs defunding delay ‘doesn’t go far enough’

Kate Green has called for a four-year moratorium on scrapping any applied general qualifications

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

College CEO to step down after ‘serious heart attack’

John van de Laarschot will leave Nottingham College to 'focus on regaining fitness and resilience'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

NHS trust apologises as it exits the apprenticeship market

An NHS trust has left the apprenticeship provider market following a highly critical Ofsted report. Tees, Esk and Wear...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Why Ofsted’s new inspection framework may see ‘outstanding’ providers marked down

Some ‘outstanding’ colleges which have improved since their last inspection may still be downgraded because the bar has been...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

SEND college censured for safety concerns and ‘inappropriate’ teaching

A residential college for vulnerable young adults has been reprimanded by Ofsted for not protecting learners and staff from...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Feature, News

New FE Commissioner: ‘I want to change perception from one of fear to one of support’

But 'some leaders do some really silly things, so there will always be consequences', Shelagh Legrave warns

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
BTECs

Labour warns BTECs cull could hit healthcare and retail hardest

'We want to ensure every young person can gain a level 3 qualification whether through A-levels, T Levels, BTECs...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofsted

Richard Branson’s Virgin Care training arm takes off with top Ofsted marks

Inspectors lauded apprentices for 'outstanding resilience' during the pandemic

Billy Camden
Billy Camden