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Surge in the over-25s sees record rise in apprentices

The Government’s apprenticeship recruitment target of 203,200 for the financial year to March 2011 was exceeded by 54,000, John…

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Peter Jones Academy hitting the headlines

BBC Dragon, entrepreneur and now further education celebrity, Peter Jones has been bringing FE into the nationals this week…

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Justifying the subcontracting top-slice

Colleges are increasingly at risk of being percieved to be ripping off partners by “top-slicing” 30 per cent or…

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Daily Mirror probes subcontracting “scandal”

The award-winning Daily Mirror Investigations team, Andrew Penman and Nick Sommerlad, this week launched an in-depth probe into the…

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LSIS Leading the Learner Voice Award winners in full

Last night was LSIS’s annual ‘Leading the Learner Voice Awards’. The awards were created to recognise the contributions that…

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FE wears the cloak of invisibility at education festival

The second annual Sunday Times Education Festival was held at the much lauded Wellington College on the Surrey /…

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16-18 funding continues

The Young People’s Learning Agency has confirmed they will, in exceptional circumstances, continue to fund non-accredited provision for 16-18…

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Ofqual disappointed

The head of qualifications regulator, Ofqual, has written to all awarding organisations following a series of errors in AS-level…

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WorkdSkills needs help

The ‘greatest skills competition in the world’ is coming to London this October. The competitions in 45 skills areas…

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Lauener to stay on

The Education Secratary, Michael Gove, has announced that Peter Lauener will become the first Chief Executive of the Education…

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Highs and lows of 2010/11 quarter 3 reallocations

73% of providers ‘below performance’ This week the Skills Funding Agency published a document on their website called ‘Outcome…

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Concern at 12 week apprenticeships

Training providers are calling on the government to take a closer look at the so called fast-track apprenticeships  that…

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