By: Paul Offord

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College staff will go on strike over pay and conditions on the last day of February, with some adding March 1.  Notices have been issued to colleges in...
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Providers will be asked to log apprentices’ off-the-job training hours to prove that the deeply unpopular minimum funding requirement is being met, the government has revealed. A new...
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The government has explained how employers which pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to transfer funds to other organisations from April for the first time. Large employers...
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The Student Loans Company is feeling the strain of an FE loans scandal that has left hundreds of learners with huge debts and no qualifications, as their repayments...
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A company approved to provide external quality assurance for digital apprenticeships will fold in September, in a situation described as an “unworkable short-term solution”. The Institute for Apprenticeships...
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Enforcement measures should be introduced to make sure that 16-to-18-year-olds participate in education and training, a leading sector figure has said. The controversial proposal, which would see parents...
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As education secretary, Michael Gove was “forced” to create university technology colleges by George Osborne and David Cameron, a former senior minister has revealed. David Laws, a Liberal...
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Five city mayors have committed to increasing the number of apprentices from ethnic minority and disadvantaged backgrounds. The ‘Five cities project’, launched by the Department for Education, will...
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A row has erupted in the upper echelons of the National Union of Students, as its president wants to investigate claims made on social media that she has...
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The furore surrounding the future of a west London college in the shadow of the Grenfell Tower has made it to the House of Commons, after the skills...
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A merger between two London colleges has been called off following direct intervention from the FE commissioner, triggered by fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. Kensington and...