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Government’s £20k carrot for college teachers

Graduates will be offered grants of up to £20,000 to teach at FE colleges, Business Secretary Vince has announced….

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New FE professionalism body launched

The FE sector’s new professionalism and standards organisation, the Education and Training Foundation, launched today. The body, funded by…

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New principal hopes for turnaround at ‘inadequate’ City College Coventry

A new principal has been appointed at City College Coventry just months after its disastrous inspection report. Former City of…

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SFA to pay up to £900 per work placement

The Skills Funding Agency has announced rates from £500 to £900 for work placements in the government’s new traineeship…

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FE Commissioner selection ongoing

The new FE Commissioner is yet to be appointed despite interviews by officials from the Department for Business, Innovation…

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Skills call on LEPs accepted by government

The government has accepted a recommendation that skills should be a core priority for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPS). The…

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Ten colleges with half billion pound total income join forces

Ten colleges in the North West have joined forces to form a joint venture company boasting a combined income…

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Education Funding Agency to publish 16 to 18 payments

The Education Funding Agency is to start publishing information on the value of providers’ 16 to 18 delivery, FE…

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EFA name first seven colleges allowed to recruit full time 14 and 15-year-olds

Seven colleges will be taking up the opportunity, for the first time, to directly enrol full-time 14 and 15 year…

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Apprenticeships reforms ‘precisely what’s needed’

Proposals to reform the apprenticeship funding system have been welcomed by former Dragons’ Den investor Doug Richard, nine months…

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Government says sorry to college

A Dorset college that was wrongly labelled as under-performing in official statistics has won an apology. Kingston Maurward College,…

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Household names get SFA budget cuts

Government funding budgets for training at major UK firms has been slashed, new figures have shown. Firms such as…

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