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‘Inadequate’ grading triggers government funding threat

City of Liverpool College could have its funding withdrawn after falling from outstanding to the lowest Ofsted grade of…

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Value of new FE quality kitemark questioned

Sector bosses have called into question the “worth” of a new quality marker launched by FE Minister Matthew Hancock….

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FE Week Reporter
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EXCLUSIVE: Leading college falls from outstanding to inadequate

One of England’s biggest colleges has fallen from outstanding to the lowest Ofsted grade of inadequate. City of Liverpool…

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FE Week Reporter
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AELP fears for skills funding

UPDATE: The government today left the door open for the introduction of a single funding pot, containing the adult…

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FE Week Reporter
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Top college grade expected

The first college to get a top grade from Ofsted under its new common inspection framework is expected to…

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FE Week Reporter


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Richard’s tax proposals ‘fudged’

The government’s response to the Richard Review has been branded a “fudge” that fails to address the need for…

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FE Week Reporter
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Ofsted report criticises colleges for jobs ‘failure’

Ofsted has criticised colleges for missing skills targets and failing to prepare learners for local job opportunities. The education…

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FE Week Reporter
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Employers looking for loans loophole, claims TUC

Bosses are looking for a loophole in the new FE loans system to make apprentices pay part of their…

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FE Week Reporter
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Cash-strapped college faces being split up

The new principal of a debt-ridden college has admitted that a merger three years ago has failed — and…

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FE Week Reporter
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Government launch consultation in response to Richard Review

The government has today published their response to the Richard Review in a “plan to redefine apprenticeships”, starting with a formal consultation….

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Special FE Week Auction – iPad mini for HKF

Bid here for a fabulous iPad Mini (16GB, in black) and help raise money for Helena Kennedy Foundation.  …

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