Tag: area reviews

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Another major merger between two colleges in the west Midlands has been called off, amid accusations that the government was unwilling to provide the necessary funding. In a...
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Following publication of the final area review recommendations, Jude Burke recaps the two-year process  What were the area reviews? In essence, area reviews were a restructuring of the...
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Reports into the final two waves of the area reviews of post-16 education and training have finally been published – bringing the process to a close almost two...
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A planned merger between two London colleges has been called off at the last minute, FE Week can reveal. Barking and Dagenham College and Havering College will no...
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Two colleges have scrapped merger plans less than three months after they were announced. Stanmore College and West Hertfordshire College formally declared their intention to join forces in...
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Confusion reigns over the £726 million fund earmarked to help colleges make changes recommended by the area reviews, after the government refused to say how much of it...
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Richard Atkins has had a very busy four months since he was confirmed as the new FE Commissioner. FE Week’s Jude Burke caught up with him this week,...
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One of just two mergers recommended in the troubled Manchester area review has been scrapped following intervention by the FE commissioner, FE Week understands. Plans to merge Tameside,...
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The government is on the hunt for a permanent director to run its transaction unit following the area reviews process – a job which co-mes with a £140,000...
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A struggling sixth form college has pulled out of its ongoing area review, after a special intervention by sixth form commissioner Peter Mucklow. The Leicester-based Gateway SFC received...
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This afternoon the Department for Education published most of the reports and recommendations for its area reviews in wave three. Download links below: Cumbria further education area review...