By: Jude

News
Another college merger has been cast into doubt after one of their chairs made “regrettable” comments on local TV. At one stage, Barnfield College and Central Bedfordshire College...
News
A university’s controversial plans to take a college over by the back door have been delayed, FE Week can reveal. Lambeth College consulted in June on proposed changes...
News
An apprenticeship provider exposed in June by FE Week offering inducements to an employer has called in the administrators. After around 100 staff were made redundant on 17...
News
Just 15 per cent of levy-funded apprentices to date are aged 16 to 18, according to experimental government statistics published today. The new Department for Education figures, based...
News
Ofsted has hit the headlines over the publication of its damning grade four-overall verdict on FE giant Learndirect – during a week which also saw another provider slump...
News
A-level results day is here!  Today’s the day when A-level learners up and down the country find out whether all their hard work has paid off, and what...
News
The Department for Education has remained silent over why a college with a grade four for its apprenticeship provision has not been removed from the register of apprenticeship...
News
The government has been accused of “making it up as they go along” on critical questions over non-levy tendering, especially concerning maximum bid sizes. The Education and Skills...
News
More than a million pounds of public money has been spent on mergers that subsequently collapsed, FE Week analysis has revealed. Details of the area review transition grants...
News
Details of all the area review transition grants awarded to date have finally been published by the Department for Education – after repeated requests from FE Week for...
Feature
Following publication of the final area review recommendations, Jude Burke recaps the two-year process  What were the area reviews? In essence, area reviews were a restructuring of the...