Ofsted

Recovering colleges’ latest Ofsted results

One principal said they weren't sure the Ofsted inspection was helpful or good value for money. Three colleges tell...

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Colleges, Ofsted

Ofsted slams SEND college for ‘highly inappropriate’ activities

The watchdog found that students with special educational needs and disabilities were tube fed and medicated in classrooms in...

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News

DfE slashes grant funding for ETF

It is expected that some programmes previously provided by ETF will be put out to tender by the DfE

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Will Nott
Ofsted

Marine specialist takes aim at Ofsted after grade 4 report

'The Ofsted report will mean that the Thames Marine Academy will no longer be able to offer these much...

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Colleges

College pauses ‘stop and search’ security checks after student protests

'We want to sit down calmly with students to get to the bottom of what it is that we...

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Will Nott
News

Eton: ‘Elite’ sixth form plans impossible without our £1m top-up

Prestigious private school declares current funding levels are inadequate for its lofty ambitions

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News

College students stage mass walk out over ‘stop and search’ knife crime security checks

Students who spoke to FE Week said they feel “violated” by the security measures

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Prison education

Inspectors find ‘enormous and enduring’ failures in prison education

Education and prisons inspectors joined forces to criticise the quality of reading education for prisoners and the found most...

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Colleges

Activate Learning and Lincoln College Group drop merger plans

'I think what we felt with where we are at the moment, given those [previous] mergers, our group services...

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