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The Institute for Apprenticeships has rejected concerns about apprentices being unable to graduate – accusing people who raise them as simply “inflammatory”.   FE Week was first to...
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Sixth form colleges can now apply for government bailout cash, according to updated guidance published by the Department for Education this morning. The college financial intervention and exceptional...
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Apprenticeship starts were down 31 per cent in January on the same period in 2017, the latest provisional government statistics have revealed. The news comes just days after...
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A college group has been criticised for its poor oversight of subcontractors, in the latest of a new wave of special Ofsted monitoring reports.  The RNN Group’s senior...
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Hundreds of colleges and training providers have between them failed to deliver £73 million of allocated funding, exclusive FE Week analysis has revealed. Education and Skills Funding Agency...
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The leader of a college with an annual turnover of just £30 million was paid almost £300,000 in 2016/17 – a £68,000 increase and nearly double the sector...
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The Institute for Apprenticeships is now the external quality-assurance provider for a massive 45 per cent of all fully-approved apprenticeship standards, even though it sees itself as the...
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Over £5 million in adult education budget funding was paid to 86 colleges and local authorities last year for courses that didn’t take place, according exclusive FE Week...
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The government has approved more than £300 million to cover the cost of implementing post-area review changes, although the skills minister insisted this cash will not be “propping...
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The Institute for Apprenticeships has appointed another military man as its second-in-command, following a “fair and open competition”. Robert Nitsch CBE, the army’s director of personnel for the...
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The boss of the Institute for Apprenticeships has hit out at the Association of Employment and Learning Providers for being “inflammatory” for repeatedly raising concerns over apprenticeships without...