News

Colleges keep sign–off on 16 to 18 provision

The government has clarified its position on local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) after FE leaders were left scratching their heads...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Scrabble to rename the FE Guild

The proposed FE Guild could have a different name by the time it is launched in August. Peter Davies,...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Funding protection outlined by Skills Funding Agency

The Skills Funding Agency has announced more detail on a measure to protect providers from potentially huge drops in...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

‘Inadequate’ grading triggers government funding threat

City of Liverpool College could have its funding withdrawn after falling from outstanding to the lowest Ofsted grade of...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Government launch consultation in response to Richard Review

The government has today published their response to the Richard Review in a “plan to redefine apprenticeships”, starting with a formal consultation....

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Profiles

Richard Marsh, director, National Apprenticeship Service

Richard Marsh remembers his first job well. “It was the Eighties, just after the Berlin Wall had come down,...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Schools and employers need to get together

The needs of employers should be running through the veins of the school system. Young people should be fully...

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Nick Linford
Events, News

National Apprenticeship Week Photography Competition

If you provide apprenticeships then encourage your learners to take a photograph that represents their apprenticeship and be in...

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Nick Linford