News

Skills and Productivity Board and Unit for Future Skills: a one-stop shop of what has been published so far

The SPB has now wound up and been replaced by the Unit for Future Skills. The research conducted over...

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Higher education

Open University to partner with colleges to fill higher technical education cold spots

The government has backed the initiative with £10 million - cash which will be used to 'increase the capability'...

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News

Principal chosen to captain new UK shipbuilding skills taskforce

Captain Dr Paul Little, who is chief executive of City of Glasgow College, will lead a team of 20...

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Industrial action

Week of strikes at London college begin over ‘fire and rehire’ threat

'The management team at Richmond upon Thames are effectively putting a gun to the head of its own staff....

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Ofsted

SEND college jumps from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘outstanding’ in three years

'From the moment learners enter the college premises, they encounter a very welcoming, caring and calm environment,' inspectors said...

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News

DfE and quangos shun NUS – but will FE notice?

The union's engagement on FE issues is already minimal

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Apprenticeships

Winners of inaugural apprenticeship assessment awards revealed

Federation of Awarding Bodies chief executive Tom Bewick said the awards marked a “crucial point” when the majority of...

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Industrial action

One college strike called off, but five more go ahead

'To avoid further strike action, management at the other colleges need to look at Bury and see what can...

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Prison education

MPs call for overhaul of prisoner education assessments and in-cell laptops for learning

In a new report, the House of Commons education select committee highlighted what it called the 'cracks in a clunky, chaotic, disjointed...

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