Latest FE news

News

Colleges secure more than half of degree student places

More than half of ‘margin’ student places – with tuition fees of less than £7,500 – have been handed…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

UKCES publish tender documents for Employer Ownership of Skills pilot

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has released the application forms and guidance document for the Employer…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

UCU head Sally Hunt speaks to FE Week after landslide re-election

The general secretary of the University and College Union (UCU) is pledging to put more resources on the frontline…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Funding future faces further formulation

Implementation of a new streamlined and simplified funding system for adult skills that had already been delayed until 2013/14…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Mayor candidate pledges London EMA

Following the abolition of the Education Maintenance Allowance, Labour candidate Ken Livingstone pledges to restore London-wide £30-per-week allowance if…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Minister presents update on apprenticeship quality

The skills minister John Hayes has told partliament that the review into short duration apprenticeships is due to be…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter


News

New college classification cautiously welcomed

Colleges will be coming to terms with their new found freedoms after being released from government control. The Office…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Subcontractors courted by SFA into direct relationship

Subcontractors with a total allocation of more than £1 million are being offered a direct contract by the Skills…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Frank McLoughlin to head Commission on adult vocational learning

Frank McLoughlin CBE, the principal of City and Islington College, will chair an independent Commission on adult education and…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

Review into short apprenticeship to conclude by April

Reviews into short duration apprenticeships are due to be finalised by April, the Skills Minister John Hayes has revealed….

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

New ‘enquiry panel’ to review poor apprenticeship providers

A new ‘enquiry panel’ has been set up to manage poor quality apprenticeship providers. The panel will report directly…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
News

SFA to be investigated for alleged data ‘cover-up’

The government’s performance comparison site for further education is under heavy scrutiny after an investigation by FE Week into…

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter