Bootcamps

Skills bootcamps to be erected in nine new areas

Existing providers of 'high quality' bootcamps have also been handed funding

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Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

Chamber-owned provider rated ‘inadequate’ for not matching curriculum to local skills needs

It comes as chambers of commerce across England are piloting approaches to match skills provision to local needs

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Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

College left ‘surprised’ as Ofsted grades apprenticeships ‘inadequate’

Inspectors found 'serious weaknesses' but also reported a number of positive aspects of the college's provision

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Fraser Whieldon
Colleges, Department for Education

DfE lost over £12m supporting national colleges last year

New accounts reveal how much the DfE has spent propping up the sector and how it rates colleges' financial...

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Fraser Whieldon
Short courses

Universities and colleges announced for new £2m short HE course trial

Only one college has been chosen for the new Higher Education Short Course trial

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Fraser Whieldon
Covid-19

Education recovery in FE: Ofsted reveals key findings from autumn 2021 inspections

Providers' finances have suffered, apprentices have been unable to take exams and staff are facing ever-increasing workloads

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Fraser Whieldon
Colleges, Covid-19

Land-based college handed finance warning as commercial income takes £1m hit

The college received a visit from the FE Commissioner after its financial health dropped to 'inadequate'

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Fraser Whieldon
Good for me good for FE

Good for Me, Good for FE on track to reach £1m volunteering target

Colleges have been running community kitchens, foodbank drives and festive activities to generate social value

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Fraser Whieldon
Covid-19, T Levels

Covid delays Ofsted’s T Level research

Yet another delay to Ofsted and T Levels

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Fraser Whieldon