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Provider goes under following ‘clawbacks’

A Liverpool-based provider that trained around 700 learners has gone into administration, putting 70 jobs at risk. Scientiam appointed…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Apprenticeships 16-18 fall hits finances

Providers underdelivered on 16 to 18 apprenticeships by more than £61m last year, newly-released Skills Funding Agency figures have…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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Survey exposes SFA staff ‘frustration at cuts’

Just one-in-three staff at the Skills Funding Agency believes change is managed well within the organisation, its own survey…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
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SFA demands subcontractor deals go online

Tough new rules forcing prime contractors to go public with information on their deals with providers are to be…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Merger plan investigated by BIS

The proposed merger of two colleges is being investigated over concerns they may not have followed correct procedure, FE…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Alarm as under-19 apprenticeship figures fall

The number of under 19 apprenticeships has fallen for the first time in three years — and figures indicate…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford


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Sackings protest hits college open day

A Union said up to 100 members protested during a Midland college’s open day as a “last resort” over…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Tax campaign taken to Treasury chief at Commons

he government has pledged to look into “correcting an anomaly” that sees colleges pay VAT while school sixth forms…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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London colleges’ decline

A London college that admitted success rates could have been exaggerated by up to 10 per cent two years…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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FE Guild countdown picks up pace

The latest stage in the development of the proposed FE Guild is “going to be difficult” to complete in…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford