By: Nick

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Leaders of a college that sold its main campus to make way for housing ahead of a planned merger have been shouted down and slow-clapped at a heated...
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UPDATE: The Department for Education has now confirmed they’ve published documents launching the IoT invitations on the lep network website. You can access them here.   After more...
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The government has today scrapped plans to increase by three percentage points the apprenticeship minimum standard achievement threshold. The minimum standard is an important performance measure as the...
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Interviews for a permanent chief executive at the Institute for Apprenticeships will at last begin later this month, finishing in October. The hunt for a full-time successor to...
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The Commons education select committee will investigate subcontracting, and Learndirect is expected to feature prominently. The committee, now chaired by former apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon, met...
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The Department for Education is forking out £95,000 to run “high-level message” sessions to train FE staff about T-levels. It has put out a tender looking for an organisation...
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MPs were “misled” in Parliament by the skills minister Anne Milton today, after she claimed apprenticeships are “no longer offered” by Learndirect. The minister was grilled by Labour’s...
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The ESFA’s latest attempt at a non-levy apprenticeships tender now has over 100,000 words of ‘final’ clarifications. FE Week’s editor Nick Linford explores some of the reasons and...
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The troubled second attempt at an ESFA non-levy apprenticeship funding tender descended into chaos last night as a series of  new “clarifications” and document updates were sent out....
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The non-levy apprenticeship funding tender timetable has been “amended” by the Department for Education, and the deadline for submissions is now September 8. In a statement, following the controversial...
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The Department for Education has this week started the hunt for an organisation to review complaints made against Ofsted, FE Week can reveal. The three year contract is...