Skills reform

Slash tuition fees to £6k to fix tertiary system ‘bias’, says think tank

Final EDSK report sets out roadmap to a more coherent post-18 education system

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Colleges

Mayor intervenes as judicial review puts college’s £22m rebuild at risk

A neighbour's legal challenge means the college is unlikely to meet the DfE's completion deadline

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Qualification fraud

How fake skills cards have opened the door to building site blaggers 

The person purporting to be Adam Philip showed me “evidence” the CSCS card he was selling would evade anti-fraud...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Colleges, Students

Bursary payments for vulnerable students dip to new low

Compliance audits rise as colleges see more challenging ESFA rules

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Ofsted

Top Ofsted marks for Lincolnshire sixth form college

Inspectors praised the college's 'rich range' of learning activities

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Colleges

London college appoints CEO after predecessor suddenly resigns

Neil Coker takes the permanent principal post amid senior leader recruitment spree

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, safeguarding

Prevent referrals made in FE at record high

Rising Prevent referrals and data sharing case studies lead calls of deradicalisation programme to be scrapped

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges

Weapons and drug use on the rise in colleges, staff warn

Support staff demand more training and stricter punishments for rule breaking students

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Long read

At the helm of the only national college group

Liz Bromley is feeling a little fragile today. She is heading home from NCG’s offices at Newcastle College by...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill