• Chartered Institute of FE admits to having no employees

    The Chartered Institution for Further Education has been left with no employees after its CEO quietly stood down in December. FE Week had been attempting without success to contact the CIFE for several weeks concerning their 2017-18 annual report and accounts, which remain unpublished. Speaking to FE Week this morning, Dan Wright said there are

    13.28 Apr. 8th, 2019 | News

  • DfE ends subsidies for Chartered Institution for FE

    The Department for Education will no longer financially support the Chartered Institution for FE – leaving its future in doubt. The institution, which was conceived in 2012 and has so far received £1.5 million in subsidies, will receive one final payment at the end of this month – after which it will be on its own.

    16.41 Jan. 2nd, 2019 | News

  • College leader expects no commercial benefit after paying “immaterial” £8,000 to join Charted Institute for FE

    There is no commercial benefit to joining the Chartered Institute for FE, the principal of a college which has just become a member told FE Week today. Dudley College of Technology is the seventh member of CIFE and the fourth college to pay the £8,000 fee to join up, a cost which principal Lowell Williams

    11.00 May. 25th, 2017 | News

  • Just three new recruits for chartered status in six months

    The Chartered Institution for FE has recruited just one new college and two independent training providers in the last six months. The two ITPs welcomed into the CIFE today are Steadfast Training Ltd, rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in 2014, and Skills Group, rated ‘outstanding’ in 2011. The identity of the new college member will be

    11.00 May. 17th, 2017 | News

  • Chartered Institution for Further Education appoints new chief executive

    The Chartered Institution for Further Education has appointed Dan Wright as its new chief executive officer, with plans for him to step into the role from early January. Mr Wright (pictured below) will take over on January 9 from Ed Quilty, the current chief executive and secretary, whose secondment from the civil service to the

    11.29 Dec. 9th, 2016 | News