Skills Bill

Employer-led skills bodies must be open to scrutiny

Conservative ministers have had to defend against Labour questions around new powers for employers in directing provision

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Skills Bill

Government strips popular Lords amendments from Skills Bill

Ministers have put in a number of their own changes to the bill to rip up the Lords' work

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Higher education

New director to lead ‘reboot’ of HE access

The government have appointed John Blake as the next OfS access lead.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Skills Bill

MPs have their say on the Skills Bill

BTECs, mayoral combined authorities, and Universal Credit were all brought up by the 44 MPs who took part in...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Diversity

FE: for everyone

How the FE sector is making itself a more inclusive place to learn and work. A free FE Week...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Wales

A tertiary future for Wales

The commission will have the power to institute a register of providers and establish quality assurance frameworks

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Spending Review

Spending review: funding boosts for 16-19 and adult training

Treasury trails skills spending announcements ahead of the spending review.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Skills Bill

Skills Bill: More government defeats as Lords debate careers, universal credit and apprenticeships

The “report stage” in the House of Lords ended last night

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
BAME, Diversity

Visibility matters – FE Week will do its bit

FE Week editor Shane Chowen looks into the diversity in our articles

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen