Opinion

FE mergers and acquisitions are logical steps towards increasing educational sophistication

Forget egos and government indecision: mergers and acquisitions are logical steps towards increasing educational sophistication, says David Sherlock. I’ve...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Apprenticeship funding should be rerouted through the tax system

Highly-skilled jobs needn’t be the reserve of graduates, says Michael Davis. For him, a change in apprenticeships funding might...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford

WorldSkills 2013 souvenir edition

Download your free copy of the FE Week 24-page WorldSkills 2013 souvenir edition, sponsored by NCFE. Click here to download (20mb) Introduction...

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News

Team UK’s golden duo

A bricklayer from Warrington and a cabinet maker from Chichester proved to be golden for the UK as they...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Local Enterprise Partnerships to get college co-operation sweeteners

Business Secretary Vince Cable has named three local enterprise partnerships to pilot a sweetener scheme aimed at improving relationships...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

WorldSkills VIPs speak to FE Week

As WorldSkills UK media partner, FE Week has been granted one-on-one time with some pretty heavyweight people in Leipzig...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Vocational skills to get their own ‘unashamedly aspirational’ A-level

A new ‘Tech-level’ qualification for vocational education was announced by the government today to sit alongside the A-level academic...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Bulletin

German schoolchildren 4, WorldSkills Team UK 3

It was a close game, played in true WorldSkills good spirit, but in the end Team UK succumbed to...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Downing Street send-off for UK’s WorldSkills competitors

Number 10 Downing Street got a visit from the cream of the UK’s vocational learners before they jetted off...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford