By: Freddie Whittaker

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Leo Shapiro, the chief executive of major awarding organisation OCR, has stepped down after less than two years in post. FE Week understands that he left the post...
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The government has doubled the amount of money on offer to encourage more schools and colleges to offer maths at A-level. The new “advanced maths premium” announced in...
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Damian Hinds has been named as the new education secretary. Mr Hinds was previously the government’s employment minister, serving in the role since July 2016. Prior to that...
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The skills minister has admitted she’s heard serious concerns about the government’s apprenticeship reforms, but claims there is “just enough time” to ensure that the enthusiasm, energy and...
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UPDATE: HEFCE has now announced details of the 27 projects on its website.  We’ve alerted the DfE ———————————————————————————————————— Justine Greening has announced 27 new degree apprenticeship projects, but the...
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The government’s proposed rise in the repayment threshold for student loans will apply to FE loans, it has been confirmed. At the Conservative Party conference this weekend, Theresa...
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The Conservatives look set to continue with their skills agenda after Theresa May managed to secure a deal to form a new government after a disastrous election for...
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It’s been one of the most eventful and uncertain election campaigns in recent history, and now it’s almost over. The polls will close at 10pm tonight, and this will...
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When I wrote my last general election supplement in 2015, I never thought I’d be doing another over two years. But that’s the world we live in now,...
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The Greater Manchester University Technical College (UTC) will close at the end of this academic year, becoming the seventh of the institutions to shut its doors as a...
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Apprentices should be sent into classrooms to tell school pupils about vocational career and training options, according to two learners who chose apprenticeships despite having been discouraged by their...