Opinion

Meeting the direct recruitment challenge — one year on

As participating colleges get ready to take on learners from the age of 14, Graham Towse outlines his experiences...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Co-operation is key to taking on school-age learners full-time

Bromley College was one of nine colleges given permission to enrol 14 and 15-year-olds full-time this September, in addition...

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News

Listen to BBC Radio 4 Today programme discuss FE recruitment at 14

At 06:50 this morning the BBC Radio 4 Today programme interviewed Mike Hopkins, Principal of Middlesbrough College, and Professor...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

EFA name first seven colleges allowed to recruit full time 14 and 15-year-olds

Seven colleges will be taking up the opportunity, for the first time, to directly enrol full-time 14 and 15 year...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Landmark decision on under-16s

Colleges will be able to directly recruit full-time 14 to 16-year-olds for the first time from the start of...

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Exclusive: Colleges given green light to recruit full-time 14 and 15 year olds

FE Week can exclusively reveal that the Minister for Skills (above) has written to two members of the 14-16 College...

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News in Brief

Funding for FE colleges to teach 14-16 year olds

The Department for Education (DfE) have referred to plans to fund colleges for teaching 14-16 year olds in their School funding...

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Opinion

Further Education: the heart of post 14 learning?

When Professor Wolf published her report in March 2011 she made a number of key recommendations that would crystallise...

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter