Tag: college mergers

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The area reviews of post-16 education and training ended last March. They were designed to establish “fewer, often larger, more resilient and efficient providers”, but one year on...
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A college is joining a university using an “innovative” new merger model that’s acting as a pilot for future partnerships between FE and HE. The alliance, between Bolton...
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A college rated ‘inadequate’ for its apprenticeship provision more than seven months ago was given special dispensation to remain on the register of apprenticeship training providers. St Helens...
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The area reviews are a disaster slowly unfolding before our eyes, claims Jonathan Brash, who believes the process was motivated by cuts alone Hopelessly flawed and done for...
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A college has been snapped touting for students right outside a rival’s campus – enflaming tensions sparked by a recent merger. Sunderland College’s advertising van, emblazoned with the...
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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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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 London colleges have finally agreed to merge, more than 18 months after the link between them was first proposed. The College of North West London and City...
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A college’s controversial decision to close a campus that had only recently been refurbished – at a cost of £6 million – has put it on collision course...
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A London merger that had previously gone from a three-way to a two-way is now not happening at all. Barnet and Southgate College and Waltham Forest College announced...
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A London borough council is unhappy over a planned merger between a local college and a group whose headquarters is 300 miles away from the capital. Lewisham Southwark...