News

Spending review: AoC calls for largest ever FE cash boost

The Association of Colleges is making its largest ever call for investment in FE. In its submission to Treasury...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Labour Party

‘I have no time for snobbery in education’ – Keir Starmer

Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has set out his vision for education and training.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
CPD, Governance

Institute of Directors takes over governor leadership training

The Further Education Chairs Leadership Programme has been run by the Oxford Saïd Business School since 2018

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
AEB

ESFA opens up claims against AEB clawback

Colleges facing adult education budget clawback have four weeks to make their case to keep the unused cash. Six...

Shane Chowen
News

Sector views sought on domestic abuse guidance

Colleges and other education organisations are being asked for views on new statutory guidance on domestic abuse by the...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Opinion

It’s time for the devolved authorities to lead on skills

Central government agencies have failed to produce a successful skills policy – now it’s time for the devolved authorities...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Opinion

FE deserves a seat at the Brexit table

We still don’t know what Brexit will look like, but as FE has so much skin in the game,...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Opinion

What will replace the European Social Fund?

After Brexit, the government must replace the £500 million provided every year by the European Social Fund for people...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Opinion

Apprenticeship outcomes: how do we know what they are?

Reporting on outcomes will not be mandatory, which risks undermining the status and quality of apprenticeships, says Shane Chowen...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen