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LSIS launches new support scheme for trainee teachers

The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) has unveiled a new scheme to support people training to be a teacher in…

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Squad UK announced for WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) has today announced the young competitors that have won a place in Squad UK…

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Recording students job outcomes should be “requirement” says Ofsted

The inadequate focus of FE providers on the job outcomes of students was a critical talking point at Ofsted’s…

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Hayes announces concessions on 24+ Advanced Learning Loans

John Hayes, Minister of State for FE, Skills & Lifelong Learning,  has today announced that the government will introduce…

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The EFA admit a DfE maths ‘error’

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) have confirmed that the Department for Education (DfE) published an ‘error’ in the new 16-19 formula. The EFA…

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Ofsted slams FE for failing to address the unemployment problem

Matching students with a course that will lead to employment is “not a high enough priority” for FE providers,…

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Eastleigh College rated “outstanding” by Ofsted

Eastleigh College has been awarded the highest inspection grade possible by Ofsted. Inspectors said the college was “outstanding” in…

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FE Week celebrates its first birthday!

We asked a few FE heroes what they thought of our first year… The further education and skills sector…

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Final interview with retiring SFA CEO

What has been your greatest achievement at the SFA? “The biggest thrill for me and the greatest intellectual high…

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Traineeships to be piloted

The deputy prime minister has revealed plans for a new pre-apprenticeship scheme that he called “traineeships”. Nick Clegg, speaking…

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Exam reform would stop ‘race to the bottom’, say MPs

A radical shake-up of the qualifications system for 15 to 19-year-olds in England has been proposed by an influential…

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Providers’ management fees to be audited

Lead providers who subcontract will need to provide a report next year that proves they are not taking too…

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