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Access cash ‘must’ go to traineeships

The demise of access to apprenticeship (AtA) has led to a call for colleges to be allowed to use...

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Think-tank calls for youth guarantees and levies

Youth guarantees and youth levies figure among new proposals from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) aimed at...

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Hancock to divert cash to employers

Apprenticeships are to be funded through employers, Skills Minister Matthew Hancock announced at the Association of Colleges (AoC) conference...

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Up to 50,000 teenagers studying dead-end courses, claims think-tank

Tens of thousands of 16 to 18-year-olds are taking dead-end courses that will end with no job and will...

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College staff plan December strike over pay

Further education colleges in England are set to be hit by staff strikes over pay early next month. Members...

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Ofsted clash on work experience

Further education leaders clashed with Ofsted over whether students needed work experience outside of their colleges. The exchange took...

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Skills Show 2013 souvenir edition

Download your free copy of the FE Week 16-page Skills Show souvenir supplement, sponsored by City & Guilds. Click here to download...

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Powerful new FE Commissioner announced

A former principal and ex-president of the Association of Colleges has been appointed as the government’s first FE Commissioner....

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Two big employers hit Ofsted low

Two big name employers have been hit with damning grade four Ofsted inspection results. InterContinental Hotels Group Services Company...

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