By: Nick

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Three weeks ago we reported that by the end of the last academic year, college performance had dipped to its lowest level, as measured by Ofsted. The proportion...
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After extended delays and ultimately an aborted first attempted at a tender for funding apprenticeships with small employers (non-levy), the second attempt by the Education and Skills Funding...
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Best of AoC Conference 2017 supplement | Click here to download Colleges in spotlight like never before The AoC annual conference, coming the week before the budget, was never...
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Nick Linford considers the extent to which poor college performance can be blamed on government interference and a lack of investment. If Ofsted inspection reports are to be...
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London’s biggest college group has spread itself even further across the capital with another merger, and it is looking at yet more growth with an institute of technology....
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The principal of Bishop Burton College has resigned amid “allegations of mismanagement”. Jeanette Dawson OBE is understood to have informed the college of her decision over the weekend,...
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We now know that the first three months of the new apprenticeship funding regime went as badly as some were predicting. The Department for Education’s response to FE...
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Total apprenticeship starts for May, June and July fell a staggering 61% compared to the same period last year. Provisional figures published by the DfE this morning, as...
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There was good news across the FE sector last week as both providers with reports published maintained their grade two standards. Birmingham’s Gordon Franks Training was congratulated for...
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Sat at the front of a breakfast event, I was witness to a refreshing account from a skills minister from whom we’d not really heard since June. On...