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Ufi charitable trust is to use the £50 million it made from the sell off of Learn Direct to pump prime “innovation for scale” in the FE and...
The NAO report reemphasises the criticisms we have made for many months over the Government’s handling of Adult Apprenticeships. The committee shared our concerns that nearly 1 in...
There has been much debate and comment here and elsewhere about the damaging introduction of fees for FE students aged over 24. Our opposition to this is clear...
With rising youth unemployment, continuing recession, a bewildering range of career pathways and the introduction of FE loans there has never been a time when it has been...
There has been much comment in these pages over recent months about the quality of Apprenticeships. Understandably perhaps, you have been seeking to understand how we can grow...
The UK faces unprecedented demands for expert health and social care workers in every area from childcare to support for an aging population beset by problems such as...
William Hague’s recent exhortation for people to stop whinging and ‘work harder’ reminded me of a certain Conservative politician from the 1980s who famously told people to ‘to...
I read with interest the article in FE week on a sample of colleges from the 157 group and their inspection judgements. The first, and most important, point...
The time is right for UK-based educational establishments in the further education sector to consider locating in India. India’s education sector is growing rapidly and it is estimated...
As I write these words, I’m hurtling through the countryside on a train heading back to Peterborough, having left FE Week for the final time after possibly the...
The Government’s announcement to lengthen the duration of apprenticeships will help to ensure better quality workers which is vital for the economy’s growth. The recent announcement by the...

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