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Measure college success by social outcomes as well as students’ jobs, report says

Colleges should choose social outcomes for learners like confidence or making friends, the think tank says

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Opinion

This is how my sixth form college will tackle the mass testing challenge

Staff will be mass testing dozens of students an hour in order to get them safely back into learning,...

Jess Staufenberg
Gerard Garvey
Opinion

More employers want technical skills delivered via FE, not university

Businesses are tired of graduates not having the right technical skills – but the FE white paper and other...

Jess Staufenberg
Mark Smith
Opinion

Delayed traineeships are unacceptable in the face of our youth unemployment crisis

There is an urgent youth unemployment crisis that needs addressing with comprehensive traineeships fast, writes Stephen Evans Young people...

Jess Staufenberg
Stephen Evans
News

Could private training provider cash-in after college sell-off?

A national training provider could step-in to become the only education provider in Stourbridge, after the area’s FE college...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
News

Colleges fail to win any OfS mental health funding

All three college bids for a £6 million fund to help reduce student mental health problems have been rejected....

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
News

Ofsted watch: Two providers straight in with ‘good’ in uneventful week for FE

One specialist college and a private provider received a grade two rating in their first ever Ofsted inspections, in...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
News

AoC Sport National Championships: south east reigns victorious

The southeast retained the coveted Wilkinson Sword trophy when it stormed to victory for the third successive year at...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
News

Ofsted watch: Solid start to the summer term for most providers

The summer term has kicked off on a solid footing with two colleges and one university being graded ‘good’...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino