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Schools with sixth forms restricting college access

Schools with sixth forms are giving students biased advice and restricting the access of colleges and training providers, according…

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Case for employer ownership unclear

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has confirmed its most recent report was drawn up using no…

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Further 16-18 apprenticeship funding rate reduction

The government is proceeding with plans to reduce the national funding rate for 16 to 18 apprenticeships by another…

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UCU case against IfL has now been ‘discontinued’

Legal proceedings between the University and College Union (UCU) and the Institute for Learning (IfL) have been discontinued. The…

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Simon Waugh to leave National Apprenticeship Service

Simon Waugh is to step down as chief executive of the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS). The revelation follows a…

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Geoff Russell to retire from Skills Funding Agency

Geoff Russell has announced that he will leave the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) this summer. Mr Russell (53), who will…

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BBC 5 live investigates apprenticeships

Apprenticeship schemes which misuse taxpayers’ money is to be debated by leading figures in the FE sector on ‘5…

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FE Week visits parliament to meet the apprentices working in MP’s offices

The number of apprentices working in MP’s offices are on the rise, just as young people undertaking an unpaid…

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Apprenticeship sales force enrol themselves

Call centre staff at a training provider have enrolled onto an apprenticeship programme to improve their skills. Twenty workers…

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UTC scuppered by college and university dispute

A college principal which helped create the University Technical College (UTC) model has been forced to postpone her own…

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Gove could do BETTer for FE

The shadow minister has hit out at the disregarding of further education in the overhaul of the ICT curriculum….

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One principal, two colleges

Two further education colleges have joined in a unique federation to cut costs under the leadership of one principal….

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FE Week Reporter