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FE colleges’ passage to India

A group of colleges is establishing a permanent team in New Delhi as part of an Association of Colleges…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Inspection ‘delight’

The principal of an FE provider said she led her centre to an outstanding Ofsted inspection result by focusing…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Providers ‘anxious’ over growth cash

Training providers said they could be left thousands of pounds “out-of-pocket” after the government unexpectedly doubled functional skills rates….

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Clawback ‘possible’ on £91m overpayment

Providers who shared in a £91m Skills Funding Agency overpayment could yet be asked to hand back some of…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Union strike threat over new dismissals

A bitter dispute over the sacking of lecturers at a Midlands college looks set to worsen. The University and…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Audit exposes ‘£40m’ ESF error

European funding could be at risk after a government audit uncovered “potentially” £40m-worth of errors over money dished out…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter


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College gets £2.2m funding immunity

A failing London college was allowed to sidestep official funding rules to keep a £2.2m overpayment as it merged…

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Minister in traineeship web launch

Further education Minister Matthew Hancock (above right) took part in his first webinar to launch a government discussion paper on…

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Traineeship plan revealed

Plans for a new training scheme to equip young people with “the confidence, skills and experience needed to find…

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Uncertainty warning over apprentice loans

The Shadow FE Minister has described it as “deeply alarming” that government-commissioned research says apprentices do not understand how…

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Provider contract to be cut short amid debt claim

The Skills Funding Agency is tearing up an £800,000 training contract with a Hertfordshire-based provider amid claim the firm…

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Pearson puts 560 staff at jobs risk

Hundreds of FE workers are facing redundancy after Pearson announced it was planning to close an adult education branch…

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