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New FE Guild chair looks to technology

The chair of the FE Guild steering group has revealed to FE Week why he would make it an…

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Hoyle wants schools ‘penalised’

Schools where pupils fail to reach A to C standard in GCSE maths and English should be penalised by…

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VAT plans will dent adult apprenticeships

Training experts say adults will be put off apprenticeships after the government announcement that training providers must charge VAT…

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Twigg: You’ve snatched our Tech Bacc

The Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Stephen Twigg, has accused Skills Minister Matthew Hancock of “stealing the idea…

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AELP members respond to Richard Review with ‘anger’

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) today responded to the Richard Review of Apprenticeships. See their response…

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Learner voices at heart of 157 Group publication

The 157 Group has published ‘a collection of ten learner voices’, compiled in collaboration with the National Association of…

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Principal of Leeds City College to be chair of 157 Group

FE Week can reveal that today Peter Roberts (pictured), principal of Leeds City College, has been unanimously elected as…

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Skills Commission search for a ‘Google College’ future

A group of cross-party MPs and leading figures from the further education sector have called on multinational companies and colleges to…

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College principal appointed as AoC deputy chief executive

A new deputy chief executive has been appointed to the Association of Colleges (AoC). Gill Clipson, principal of Amersham…

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Signs of survival for the Skills Funding Agency

Business Secretary Vince Cable has rejected proposals that would call time on the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). This comes…

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‘Crazy’ early deadline for ILR returns

College data staff have reacted angrily to a consultation that will consider if 2012/13 Individual Learner Records (ILR) should…

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No new money for funding rate rise

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has told FE Week that despite more than doubling the funding rates for functional…

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