By: PippaAK

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Ofsted has commended the new leadership team at a London college as it moves up to be rated ‘good’ while the grades of other providers fell. Richmond-upon-Thames College...
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Just one independent training provider has been included in the government’s 45-day work placement pilot for T-levels – as well as 20 colleges. Twenty-one FE providers have been...
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Exeter College reigns supreme as the best college in the country for the second year running in FE Week’s exclusive league table. This year’s NICDEX gave 202 colleges...
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From Leadbelly to Woody Guthrie and Billy Bragg, there’s a proud history of protest singers drawing attention to injustice.  Now Bedford College principal Ian Pryce deserves huge credit for the national...
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A college in the Tees Valley has received the lowest possible Ofsted rating, facing particular criticism for “inadequate” leadership and management and “very weak” finances. Redcar and Cleveland...
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A university technical college which clawed its way up two Ofsted ratings in eight months has denied distancing itself from the UTC movement even though it has removed...
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More than one third of English colleges are currently rated less than ‘good’ by Ofsted, whose boss has refused to rule out funding as a root cause. In...
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Sixth-form colleges have been driven to “tipping point” through repeated funding cuts, the body that represents them has said, after FE Week exposed a sharp drop in top...
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Senior government figures have been forced to defend whether further education is getting its “fair share” of funding during questioning at the House of Lords. A hearing on...
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Three local authorities have been told by Ofsted that their provision of adult and community learning ‘requires improvement’. Birmingham City Council and Swindon Unitary Authority both slipped from...
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Leading voices in FE have joined forces to demand more funding for the sector ahead of the autumn budget. An open letter to the chancellor and signed by...