FE Week Reporter

  • Highs and lows of 2010/11 quarter 3 reallocations

    73% of providers ‘below performance’ This week the Skills Funding Agency published a document on their website called ‘Outcome of Performance Management at Quarter 3 2011’. This stated that “of the overall performance at quarter 3 [in 2010/11], 27% of providers were delivering at or above 100% performance and 73% were below”. For 16-18 apprenticeship

    9.21 Jun. 9th, 2011 | News

  • In at the deep end

    No matter how buoyant academic life is most of the time, every college is likely to face a situation where an unforeseen crisisforces it to literally sink or swim. How the crisis is handled can make or break the institution’s reputation. And like it or not, the media is a major factor which has to

    11.00 Jun. 9th, 2011 | Opinion

  • Concern at 12 week apprenticeships

    Training providers are calling on the government to take a closer look at the so called fast-track apprenticeships  that offer to train people in as little as 12 weeks. The Association of Learning Providers  (ALP) has begun lobbying bodies such as the Skills Funding Agency after some of its members complained about short apprenticeship programmes

    9.13 Jun. 9th, 2011 | News