By: Billy Camden

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The potential funding rates for health and social care apprenticeship frameworks, among many others, have been increased by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. The agency announced today...
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A request to scrap the “controversial” £200,000 threshold in the new non-levy procurement process is going to be put forward by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers....
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A small awarding organisation that appears to have little experience in the apprenticeships market will deliver external quality assurance of end-point-assessment on behalf of the Institute for Apprenticeships...
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The government has told providers who deliver apprenticeship provision for non-levy-paying employers that they must not speak directly with the media about their delivery until officials approve the...
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The first wave of adult education budget devolution deals are likely to be delayed beyond the planned 2018-19 delivery date because the timetable no longer seems viable for...
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A college in Gloucester is only the second FE provider in the country to be granted powers by the Privy Council to develop and award its own honours...
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One of Birmingham’s largest colleges has failed a government fire safety test in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. Matthew Boulton College, part of Birmingham Metropolitan College,...
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The new tender for apprenticeship provision allocations for non-levy-paying employers has been launched at long last today. Hundreds of providers were left disappointed after the Department for Education...
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The Department for Education has been accused of ignoring skills funding concerns after its international review of post-16 funding included no financial comparisons with England. The report, entitled...
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Two providers plummeted from ‘good’ to ‘inadequate’ after recent Ofsted inspections, in a week which has seen nearly every inspected FE and skills providers drop grades. Rotherham Borough...
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Colleges in West Yorkshire have agreed a “landmark” partnership with the combined authority to align their annual £56 million adult education budget provision while it waits for an...