Governance

External governance reviewers ‘must understand the local context’, conference delegates are told

For upcoming external board audits, providers have been told to 'start thinking about reviewers in your locality in your...

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Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

‘Outstanding’ provider not inspected for 11 years downgraded in first Ofsted report

Inspectors did highlight the provider's 'ambitious curriculum and culture'

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Fraser Whieldon
Ofsted

First two Ofsted full-inspection reports bring ‘good’ news to colleges

Two colleges have received grade two from a full inspection, with one improving from a grade three

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Fraser Whieldon
Diversity, Governance

Most college boards missing black and Asian members, AoC finds

A sector leader has warned there is "more to be done" on making boards more diverse

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Fraser Whieldon
BTECs

Zahawi announces slowing down of BTECs cull

The exit requirements for English and maths in T Levels will also be relaxed

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Fraser Whieldon
AEB

AEB business case outcomes delayed

Providers are waiting to see if they can hang on to underspent AEB funding

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Fraser Whieldon
Movers and shakers

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 369

Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving

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Fraser Whieldon
Apprenticeships, Level 2

Labour shortages: logistics, retail and construction on what needs to happen next

Sector bodies want greater flexibility in the apprenticeship levy as well as more level 2 provision

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Fraser Whieldon
CPD

Smiley face for emoji project, as ETF reports on success stories in functional skills teaching

A project by the foundation is attempting to plug a gap in sector research

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