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Artsmark programme to expand into FE colleges

The Artsmark award will be opened up to include Further Education instutions in September. The programme, set up by…

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FE Week to cycle with Birmingham principal and ‘Blind Dave’

FE Week will be cycling hard next Tuesday in order to welcome back South Birmingham College Principal Mike Hopkins…

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Government careers advisory group slams reduction in services for young people

An advisory group set up by government to manage the new National Careers Service has publically denounced the reduction…

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HE consultation welcomed cautiously by Association of Colleges

A technical consultation paper from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is proposing that FE colleges have…

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Government u-turn on college fee remission policy

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a press release this week which says that within current budgets,…

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Peter Jones enterprise academy to launch in the West Midlands

BBC Dragon Peter Jones has increased his interest in further education by launching his first academy in the West…

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New report calls on the government to make maths mandatory

A review comissioned by the Conservative Party proposes that young people should be forced to study mathematics up to…

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College principal to ride 1000 miles in 10 days with ‘Blind Dave’

The principal of South Birmingham College is helping a local blind man ride a tandem bicycle the length of…

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Foundation Degree awarding powers granted to FE colleges for the first time

Newcastle College Group and New College Durham are the first FE colleges to be granted Foundation Degree awarding powers…

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Skills Funding Agency announce late and unexpected changes to learner fees

The Skills Funding Agency has announced for the first time that non-tuition fee income (such as for registrations and…

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FE principal appointed to UKCES Board

The chief executive of Eastleigh College, Mr Tony Lau-Walker, is one of nine new members appointed to the UK…

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Is there an apprentice in the House?

Lord Sugar has one annually and now MP Robert Halfon is ready to do the same. Andy Huckle (20)…

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