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Make climate education compulsory and give us £1.5bn to build sustainable campuses, colleges tell government

Their demands have been made in a letter signed by 150 college bosses to prime minister Boris Johnson and…

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Research, Staff

FE staff offered scholarships to explore gaps in sector’s research

The scheme is intended to tackle a ‘historic’ lack of research in the sector

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
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Pearson Btec
Universal Credit

Universal Credit training flexibility extended by six months

Learners will continue to be able to receive Universal Credit while studying longer courses

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Prison education

Give every prisoner in-cell access to the internet, charity tells chancellor

Covid-19 exposed how prisons are ‘stuck in the digital dark ages, says Prisoners’ Education Trust

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Colleges ‘key’ to net zero strategy, says government

Ministers are aiming to support 440,000 net zero jobs by 2030

Billy Camden
Billy Camden


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UK training provider The Skills Network steps up to fill the skills gap on sustainability training and resourcing

The Skills Network is launching a solution to the urgent demand for Mass Eco Literacy and Practical Sustainability Skills…

The Skills Network
The Skills Network
WorldSkills

WorldSkills Squad UK meet in person for the first time since Covid struck

One competitor called it ‘amazing’ but also ‘really weird’ to see her squad mates again

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
FE Week Podcast

The FE Week Podcast: ‘Triple whammy’ college costs, BTEC campaign and Social Mobility Commission

This week Shane is joined by former DfE civil servant and adult education expert Sue Pember, and further education…

Jess Staufenberg
FE Week Podcast
Colleges, COVID

Colleges reintroduce Covid measures as cases spike

Staff and students are being asked to mask up again, both in colleges and schools

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Colleges

FE’s new ministers hit the road for first college visits

Alex Burghart, Michelle Donelan, Michael Gove and Keir Starmer have all visited providers this week

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
AEB, Bootcamps, MCAs

DfE and mayors speed up efforts to tackle HGV driver shortage

Flexibilities are being brought in for national AEB delivery while driver apprenticeships are being fast-tracked

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon