By: Paul Offord

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The Commons education committee will investigate long-term education investment – especially whether colleges and schools are getting the money they need. The influential group of MPs has launched...
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The 15th National Apprenticeship Awards are now open for entries – and several new categories have been announced, including the ‘Recruitment excellence award’. “It will recognise employers who...
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The Construction Industry Training Board will shed around 800 jobs over the next three years, in a radical overhaul of how it operates that will see it pull...
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The government’s apprenticeship payments report system has been broken for almost a week – and there’s no fix currently in sight. Complaints about the online system first appeared...
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Ofsted will save around £400,000 during the next academic year by elongating the maximum period between inspections for ‘good’ providers from three to five years, it has told...
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A former senior advisor to two previous skills ministers is the latest figure in FE to insist the levy is in urgent need of reform, in a new...
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The Education and Skills Funding Agency has finally sent providers long-delayed templates to let them declare their subcontracting fees. Individual lead providers previously had to publish their annual...
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Subcontracting fees and charges will be reviewed to ensure government funding is being used for “recognised costs”, the Education and Skills Funding Agency has revealed. “In the coming...
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Debt repayments from hundreds of victims of an FE loans scandal have been deferred for another 12 months. FE Week has been coordinating a campaign to have the...
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Ofsted’s third early monitoring visit to a new levy-funded apprenticeship provider has uncovered a “clear focus” on delivering high-quality training. However, it is the second of the three...
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Emily Chapman has been re-elected as the representative for further education at the National Union of Students. She won 61 per cent of the vote on day two...