News

College with ‘failed’ Grenfell-style cladding to remain open for 16 to 18-year-old residents despite Bolton fire

This evening the Department for Education (DfE) has said there remains “no immediate safety concerns” at a college halls...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Revealed: Hadlow College owes £40 million to over 300 organisations

A scandal-hit college and the first to enter education administration owes £40 million to over 300 companies, charities and...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

ESFA announce 16-18 funding uplift for ‘crucial’ subjects

The government has today announced a further funding increase for 16 to 18 year-old students as part of the...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Ofsted reveal new inspection report – all 13 of them

Ofsted has this morning published the first provider reports under the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF), all 13 of...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Were college’s students told cladding on halls of residence ‘failed’ a fire safety test?

The cladding at a college’s halls of residence for students under the age of 18, the type used on...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Don’t blame providers for the levy’s unintended consequences

Apprenticeships may have cleared one storm, but new clouds are already gathering on the horizon. Simon Ashworth charts the...

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SIMON ASHWORTH
News

Revealed: More than one in ten colleges lose cash under controversial English and maths condition-of-funding rules

Twenty three of the 171 (13 per cent) colleges have been stripped of £1,468,934 in their funding allocation due...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Monthly apprenticeships update: July starts up just 2% on last year

Apprenticeship starts for the month of July 2019 are up just 2 per cent on the previous year and...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Principal goes on ‘leave of absence’ at college under investigation for nepotism and ‘financial wrongdoing’

The principal and chief executive at a college under investigation for nepotism and ‘financial wrongdoing’ is now on a...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford