By: Jude

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Colleges’ status as independent corporations could be at risk under Labour’s plan for free lifelong learning, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The service, which Mr Corbyn compared to the...
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As one college principal puts out a call for greater support for practitioner research, moves are afoot to create a “meta network” of FE research organisations to facilitate...
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The government has rejected a call from an influential parliamentary group for at least one end-point assessment organisation to be in place before an apprentice can start on...
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It’s been an outstanding week for general FE colleges, with one awarded a grade one and a second going up to ‘good’. But the picture for sixth form...
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Around £600 million of the cash available to colleges for post-area review restructuring remains unallocated – prompting the Department for Education to extend the application deadline. Just 10...
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Peter Lauener will take over at the Student Loans Company later this month, after its chief executive departed suddenly under a cloud According to a statement on the...
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Richard Atkins completed his first year as FE commissioner in October. In a special interview to celebrate his anniversary, FE Week asked him about his expanded role, including...
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Eight people who overcame all sorts of barriers to take their first steps towards teaching other adult learners have been crowned ‘the best student group’ at this year’s...
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Levy-funded apprenticeships at higher and degree-level jumped by a whopping 424 per cent in September, according to the latest experimental Department for Education statistics. The figures, based on...
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Up to £10 million is now available to help providers develop new ways of supporting adults to progress or retrain, the Department for Education has announced. The flexible...
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The government will review into higher-level technical education – although it’s not yet clear when this will happen or what it will involve. The review, which will look...