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BIS respond to their FE and skills consultation

They have been in the pipeline for several months, but last week the government confirmed a raft of new…

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Criticism over competition

Skills Funding Agency could take funding away from providers who try to poach employers Providers could miss out on…

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Cable announces 19,000 new higher apprenticeships

More than half a dozen further education (FE) colleges will benefit from government funding for 19,000 new higher apprenticeships….

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Autumn Statement: Osborne confirms plans to tackle youth unemployment

Chancellor George Osborne confirmed a number of policies designed to put tackle youth unemployment during his Autumn Statement yesterday….

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£1b to tackle youth unemployment

A £1 billion package has been announced to tackle youth unemployment, as the number of 16-24 year-olds out of…

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FE Week investigates: The great SFA giveaway

We take an in-depth look at the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and five of its latest moves and policy decisions,…

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Anxiety over government funding tools

Government further education (FE) funding software is “not functional” and there are “serious problems across all government agencies related…

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AoC reveals 14 per cent Level 1 learner drop

Colleges have revealed a 14 per cent drop in Level 1 learners, new figures from the Association of Colleges (AoC) have…

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SFA chief says he is ‘grappling’ with apprenticeship ‘teething problems’

The chief executive of the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) says he is “grappling” with apprenticeship issues after admitting to…

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Ofsted: Too little outstanding teaching in learning and skills

Quality of teaching in further education has been criticised in the annual report education regulator Ofsted. The report said…

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Gazelle colleges to teach FE students entrepreneurship

College principals and business leaders have launched an initiative to make the further education sector more entrepreneurial. The Gazelle…

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AELP calls for clarity on taxpayer spending

Greater clarity is needed to ensure taxpayers know where their money is being spent, a further education (FE) body…

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