Movers and shakers

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 366

This week's edition features Julie Sizer, George Clark, Mary Curnock Cook

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Fraser Whieldon
WorldSkills

WorldSkills Squad UK meet in person for the first time since Covid struck

One competitor called it 'amazing' but also 'really weird' to see her squad mates again

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Fraser Whieldon
Colleges, COVID

Colleges reintroduce Covid measures as cases spike

Staff and students are being asked to mask up again, both in colleges and schools

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Fraser Whieldon
Colleges

FE’s new ministers hit the road for first college visits

Alex Burghart, Michelle Donelan, Michael Gove and Keir Starmer have all visited providers this week

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AEB, Bootcamps, MCAs

DfE and mayors speed up efforts to tackle HGV driver shortage

Flexibilities are being brought in for national AEB delivery while driver apprenticeships are being fast-tracked

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Fraser Whieldon
Skills Bill

Editorial: ‘Scrap the blasted landscape’! Passions ran high in the Lords’ Skills Bill debate

Readers must be mindful though that government defeats are easier to achieve in the Lords than in the Commons

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Shane Chowen
Colleges

DfE throws new lifeline to City College Southampton pending final verdict

The college had been faced with running out of cash next month

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Fraser Whieldon
News

DfE sets off on £17m hunt for HGV bootcamp training providers

The DfE has upped the budget and is now looking for nearly twice the number of drivers they were...

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Fraser Whieldon
COVID

College brings back face masks after rise in Covid cases

It comes after a cases in Derbyshire increased by 6.5 per cent in a week

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Fraser Whieldon