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New chair Stott starts with AoC

new governors’ chair has been appointed at the Association of Colleges after John Bingham stepped down following six years…

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No more funding for qualifications, warns SFA

Providers and employers could be set to lose funding for qualifications in a clampdown on awarding organisations that don’t…

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Fears over new apprenticeship code

A new code of conduct at the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) for dealing with queries about providers has sparked…

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Government reveals plans for traineeships

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

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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Pearson announces closure of adult education business

More than 550 staff are facing an uncertain future after Pearson announced it was dropping its UK adult education…

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‘Alarming’ SFA £91m overpayment

Providers were overpaid £91m in the past academic year, the Skills Funding Agency has revealed. Kim Thorneywork, the agency’s…

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Limited marketing ‘potentially disastrous’

A shadow minister has said that the lack of a “proper” national marketing budget to inform mature students of…

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FE Week Reporter
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SFA crackdown finds no subcontractors to list

A promised list of banned subcontractors, due out last November, has no one to go on it. In August,…

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FE Week Reporter
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Birmingham principal honoured

A college principal “hasn’t quite come to terms with the news”  that she is now a dame. Dr Christine…

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FE Week Reporter
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Youngsters stranded by company administration

A London-based social enterprise company that worked with young adults to help them to find jobs has gone into…

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Tesco pulls ad for short courses

Multinational supermarket firm Tesco has pulled its advertising for nine-month apprenticeships following intervention from FE Week. The company, which…

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FE Week’s most viewed articles in 2012

FE Week has quickly built a reputation for being a high quality weekly printed newspaper, but we also publish many of…

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