News

Funding rates still a sector concern

Concerns remain about a Skills Funding Agency policy aimed at “smoothing” the impact of its new payment regime, despite...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Colleges miss out on traineeship cash

Colleges look set to miss out on £12m handed over to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) for traineeships, FE...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Think-tank calls for the return of polytechnics

The Association of Colleges has questioned the conclusions of a report calling on the government to bring back polytechnics,...

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Nick Linford
News

Research to look at dip in part-time HE in FE

The Association of Colleges and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) are backing research into the delivery...

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Nick Linford
News

AELP launches manifesto

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) has produced a ten-point action plan aimed at “driving an economic...

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Nick Linford
Profiles

Stewart Segal, incoming CEO, AELP

Stewart Segal has always been interested in knowing what makes people tick. It’s why the incoming chief executive of...

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Nick Linford
News

Ofsted critical of foundation learning

An Ofsted investigation into foundation learning has pointed towards a host of problems with the scheme just weeks before...

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Nick Linford
News

Exams watchdog launches fee probe

Ofqual is investigating exam spending by colleges after its annual report found payments by schools had more than doubled...

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Nick Linford
News

Housing deputy to take NCG reins

The deputy chief executive of a housing charity is getting the top job at NCG (formerly Newcastle College Group)....

Nick Linford
Nick Linford