News

Expand skills minister role to tackle youth unemployment crisis, says report

EDSK’s paper said that on current trends it will take over 150 years before there are no longer any...

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Will Nott
Ofsted

Three colleges remain ‘outstanding’ more than a decade after last Ofsted visits 

This week Ofsted published the results of new inspections and found that standards at the three colleges had not slipped,...

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Will Nott
Ofsted, SEND

SEND college where students ‘do not feel safe’ judged ‘inadequate’

'Staff are sometimes too slow to take action when learners report bullying or harassment'

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Will Nott
Assessment

Saxton: Adaptive testing could end exam tier ‘ceilings’

'What I found very difficult with tiering was having to have conversations with students and parents about ‘we just...

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Will Nott
Industrial action

UCU threat: Raise pay or we’ll strike on exam day

Strikes are planned for the same day on which many GCSE students are due to take what UCU calls...

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Will Nott
Colleges

Association of Colleges Beacon Award 2022 winners announced

'Colleges are brilliant – and the winners of the Beacon Awards are some of the best of the best'

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Will Nott
Skills reform

DfE begins local skills improvement plans national rollout

It is hoped that “most” of the country will be covered by an LSIP by summer 2023

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Will Nott
Inclusion

The college gender gap narrows, but slowly

While the gender pay gap has improved on average at most colleges, sector leaders have said the rate of...

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Will Nott
News

South-west triumphs as AoC Sport National Championships returns after 2-year absence

'There were tears from the coaches. It’s great to see the joy in the faces of the students'

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Will Nott