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Learndirect under new ownership just days after PeoplePlus deal falls through

Learndirect has a new owner, after striking a deal with entrepreneur Wayne Janse van Rensburg for his firm Dimensions...

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HE funding review launch: read the Prime Minister’s speech in full

Delivered this afternoon from Derby College, here’s the PM speech in full and checked against delivery. I took my...

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Finalists for 2018 AAC Apprenticeship Awards announced

After an overwhelming response to our call for nominations, the shortlist for the inaugural AAC Apprenticeship Awards has been...

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Public Accounts Committee calls for evidence ahead of Learndirect hearing

UPDATE: The PAC has confirmed this hearing will start from 4pm on Monday January 15, and confirmed the witnesses...

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Ofsted inspection report for Learndirect finally published

Ofsted has this morning published their inspection report for Learndirect, the largest training provider in the UK. Download here....

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DfE confirms special treatment will be given to Learndirect

This evening the Department for Education said that it will not, as would typically be the case, serve a...

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SFCA welcome significant funding win for two year courses

Funding for students that drop-out in the second year of their two year course will be doubled, under a...

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Detail of apprenticeship levy audit regime revealed

Apprenticeships funded from May will be included in the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s 2016-17 audit programme, FE Week...

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Greening: T-Levels will ‘create an army of skilled young people for British business’

Education secretary Justine Greening will today plead with businesses to help develop and deliver T-Levels, as part of an overhaul...

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