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SFA warned over plans to stop qualifications funding

The Skills Funding Agency “risks destabilising the system” with plans to stop paying out for more than 1,000 qualifications,…

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Providers to get transitional funding protection from new system

Providers are to be protected from potentially huge drops in funding when a new payments regime is introduced from…

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Data for course directory to be rated

Providers will be scored on information they submit to the National Careers Service (NCS) online course provider directory in…

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FE Minister in college merger warning

Further education Minister Matthew Hancock has written to all governors and principals with a warning on mergers just weeks…

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Nick Linford
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Ofsted clashes with AoC over ‘consequence of failure’

Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw has clashed with the Association of Colleges (AoC) over the issue of failing colleges…

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Nick Linford
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Government ‘accepts principle’ of Lord Heseltine’s single funding pot

The government has already “accepted the principle” of Lord Heseltine’s single funding pot idea for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs),…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford


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Exclusive: Jobs hope with agreement on Pearson in Practice

The future of around 150 FE jobs might have been saved after a deal was struck “in principle” to…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Dates confirmed for Skills Show 2013

The Skills Show, the UK’s largest skills and careers event, returns to the NEC Birmingham from 14-16 November 2013…

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A capital in crisis?

Tumbling inspection grades over the last two years have begged the question ‘is London learning?’ Chris Henwood looks at…

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FE Week Reporter
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Sector in tribute to outgoing chief

The retiring head of further education and skills investment at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has told…

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FE Week Reporter
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Warning over Heseltine’s single funding pot for LEPs

Lord Heseltine’s proposal to hand-over the entire skills budget to Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) could become a reality with…

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FE Week Reporter
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The AELP calls for funding change

Independent learning providers are calling for an end to a dual funding system that sees them denied overpayments while…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter