By: Paul Offord

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Ofsted chair David Hoare is stepping down from his position with immediate effect, the education watchdog has confirmed. An Ofsted spokesperson told FE Week this morning that senior...
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They may say at Tesco that “every little helps” — but Bromley College faced criticism that it had overstepped the mark by touting for students in a supermarket...
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Friends and colleagues of former Leeds City College and Stockport College principal Peter Roberts CBE came together for the unveiling of a plaque in his memory. The ceremony...
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The first three members of the Chartered Institution for Further Education have been unveiled. Hawk Training, Blackpool and The Fylde College, and Bridgwater College will each pay £8,000...
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An ‘outstanding’ college was chosen by Justine Greening MP as her first FE institution for a visit since she became education secretary. The new minister, who replaced Nicky...
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The jobs of up to 80 FE-specialist civil servants based in Sheffield have been saved by the decision to move skills policy to the Department for Education, FE...
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It’s full steam ahead for the levy launch — with the Department for Education (DfE) set to unveil a delayed document spelling out new apprenticeship funding arrangements in...
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It’s now official – Amanda Spielman will be the next Ofsted chief inspector. Doubts had been raised over whether the new education secretary Justine Greening would continue with...
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Aldi has been accused of double standards after a controversial TV advert suggested the supermarket chain takes a “light hearted” approach to maths that isn’t reflected in the...
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The next chief executive of the Learning and Work Institute will be current deputy Stephen Evans, FE Week can reveal. He will step up to the top job...
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Liberal Democrat Peer and tireless FE advocate Baroness Sharp warned of the chaos being created by rushed apprenticeship reforms in her farewell parliamentary speech. The 77-year-old, who was...