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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...

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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...

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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...

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Yorkshire students cleared of sex charges

Three men have been cleared of sexually assaulting a Yorkshire college student. They were acquitted at Hull Crown Court...

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Foundation appoints first board members

The Education and Training Foundation has named its first board members. The seven men and women who will help...

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£400,000 pay-off to bosses angers union

London college bosses have been accused of “double standards” amid claims that former senior managers got pay-offs totalling more...

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EFA ‘loses’ £20m to private providers

Private training providers were overpaid around £20m last year by the Education Funding Agency (EFA), FE Week can exclusively...

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Traineeships extension to 19 to 24-year-olds in Spending Review

The government has announced it will be extending the traineeship programme to cover 19 to 24-year-olds as part of...

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Government to ‘radically reduce’ work experience health and safety red tape

The government plans to revise health and safety red tape to make it easier for employers to take on...

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