• Overspend: GLA warns of risk to AEB devo project

    The Greater London Authority has denied that devolution of the adult education budget is at risk due to spiralling IT costs, despite warning the Mayor that failure to find the extra cash could “jeopardise” the project. The GLA is due to take control of London’s £306 million adult education budget from the Education and Skills

    9.53 Apr. 5th, 2019 | News

  • West Midlands needs better skills – adult education budget devolution can provide them

    The adult education budget should be used to help communities that aren’t benefiting from the region’s economic success, says Julie Nugent The West Midlands is experiencing a renaissance. Civic pride is growing, with Coventry set to be the UK’s city of culture in 2021, and Birmingham hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022 Our economy is

    5.00 Mar. 17th, 2019 | Opinion

  • 2019: The year ahead in FE and skills

    2019 is set to be a big year for the FE and skills sector. While it’s still not clear what impact the biggest event of the year – Brexit – will have (on anything!), we’ve taken a look ahead at some of the other key developments expected over the coming 12 months – including the

    11.02 Jan. 11th, 2019 | News