By: Jude

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The FE Commissioner Sir David Collins will stand down in November — even though the long-delayed national programme of post-16 education and training area reviews will still be...
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Deep divisions have been exposed between the colleges and the combined local authority involved with the Greater Manchester area review, according to leaked documents. The Greater Manchester Combined...
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The apprenticeship levy should not be limited to large employers, according to the senior government vocational education adviser who first proposed it. Professor Alison Wolf (pictured), who made...
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Colleges are significantly less likely to challenge GCSE and A-level exam grades than schools – and they are more likely to be rejected when they do. The exams...
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Firms taking on apprentices have been advised to stick “to their core business” — after Citroën UK became the second employer branded inadequate by Ofsted under the common...
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Unions have rejected a proposed link-up between Bury College and the University of Bolton — warning it would be more of a takeover than a merger. The University...
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A principal who lodged a formal complaint with Ofsted after the education watchdog branded his college inadequate has stepped down, along with his deputy. West Cheshire College told...
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Application guidance for the new funding pot to support the implementation of area review recommendations has been unveiled today. It comes just a week after the Treasury refused...
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The finalists who will battle it out to be crowned apprentice team of the year in the fifth annual Brathay Challenge have been announced. Eight teams from across...
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Four out of five people doing level two and three apprenticeships are on a level they have already studied at, according to a worrying new report. The figure...
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One of the architects of the controversial deal to set colleges up in Saudi Arabia is now an adviser to the FE Commissioner. John Allen (pictured), who was...