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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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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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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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Providers no longer penalised for learners finding jobs

FE providers will no longer be penalised for learners on benefits leaving a course because they have obtained a…

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College refuses staff pay rise

Newcastle College has been branded “Scrooge” after refusing staff a nationally recommended 0.7 per cent pay rise. The University…

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Kirklees College “overjoyed” by good Ofsted report

A principal has taken a Yorkshire college from an “inadequate” to a “good” Ofsted grading after downsizing staff and…

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Camping courier apprenticeships get short shrift

The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) has been continuing to advertise adult apprenticeships of less than a year, months after…

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Landmark decision on under-16s

Colleges will be able to directly recruit full-time 14 to 16-year-olds for the first time from the start of…

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Job losses as LSIS faces closure

As many as 162 people face losing their jobs after the government’s confirmation that the Learning and Skills Improvement…

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Year-end ILR data deadline shifts

The deadline for Individual Learner Records (ILR) returns could be brought forward by three weeks in 2013 to the…

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