Opinion
  • Quality on the bench

    For the past ten years I have been working for a private training company offering apprenticeships. Previous to this, I spent...

    Quality on the bench
  • NUS VP advice to FE post-EMA

    In the past few weeks, we have heard final details about the Discretionary Learner Support Fund that is to replace the...

    NUS VP advice to FE post-EMA
  • College finances redder than they might seem

    The Times Education Supplement on Friday published an “exclusive” on the state of the college finances. The headline was somewhat eye-catching:...

    College finances redder than they might seem
  • Subcontracting: Incorporating the Guidance

    You know your responsibilities to your funding body. But do your subcontractors know their responsibilities to you? FE institutions are funded...

    Subcontracting: Incorporating the Guidance
  • Construction funding rates take a hammering

    The Young People’s Learning Agency  (YPLA) has recently released a document called ‘ Changes to SLN values for specific ain in...

    Construction funding rates take a hammering
  • In at the deep end

    No matter how buoyant academic life is most of the time, every college is likely to face a situation where an...

    In at the deep end