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Richard waits for minister’s verdict

Entrepreneur Doug Richard has reignited his argument with the Association of Employment and Learning Providers that workforce tax breaks…

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FE Week Reporter
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Students stay in official net migration figures

The government’s response to the Business Innovation and Skills select committee report on overseas students and migration is a…

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FE Week Reporter
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‘Excellent’ grade dismissed

FE bosses have urged Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw to be cautious about creating an “excellent” Ofsted grade…

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FE Week Reporter
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Hancock calls for merger review

Two colleges in the Midlands have been told by FE minister Matthew Hancock to go back to the drawing…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Free lunches still off the menu

The government has been accused of inconsistency over a campaign to extend free lunches to students in sixth-form and…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Esol funding ‘safe’

The Skills Funding Agency wants to allay fears that a new payment regime could reduce funding for adult language…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter


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‘Focus on job skills not league tables’

Government plans to introduce new post-16 performance tables for level three vocational qualifications have come under fire from the…

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FE Week Reporter
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National Apprenticeship Week Photography Competition

If you provide apprenticeships then encourage your learners to take a photograph that represents their apprenticeship and be in…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Q&A with Ofsted’s Sir Michael Wilshaw

Sir Michael Wilshaw (pictured left), Ofsted’s chief inspector, tells FE Week of his experiences looking at Germany’s apprenticeship system…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Online vacancies and applications soar

The boss of the National Apprenticeship Service said that more consumers and employers “are recognising the benefits of apprenticeships”….

Nick Linford
Nick Linford

The FE Week National Apprenticeship Week 2013 supplement

Download your copy of our special 16 page supplement, produced in partnership with NCFE, via the link below. >…

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Provider told ‘no chance’ of growth request

A training provider in the Midlands slashed its growth request by 75 per cent after local staff at the…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter