Colleges, Long read

Ian Pryce, chief executive, Bedford College Group

Ian Pryce believes FE “hasn’t been good” at telling the story of how 30 years of college independence from...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Long read, Politics

Munira Wilson, Lib Dem education spokesperson

As a coalition government seems increasingly likely, FE looks to the Lib Dems’ Munira Wilson to see if the...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Apprenticeships, Long read, Skills reform

Investigation: Why care training is in crisis, and the solutions are falling short

The social care system is at breaking point with more than 165,000 vacancies. The government wants more apprentices to...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Colleges, Long read, SEND, Skills reform

The ‘painfully shy’ kid who became deputy principal

Those who work in FE often hold a special place in their heart for the sector. None more so...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Apprenticeships, Long read

Apprenticeships could make medicine careers more accessible and cheaper – but the stakes are high if it goes wrong

Expanding degree apprenticeships is a hot political priority, with an ambition for them to widen access to a variety...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Prison education

Prison education: Ministers to tackle ‘disastrously overlooked’ issue of prisoners with SEND

Officials also pledge to provide prisoners wit education 'passports' and more in-cell laptops

Tallulah Taylor
Tallulah Taylor
Ofsted

Inspection section: Series of grade 4s released following pause in publication of Ofsted reports

Multiple training providers are now facing contract terminations

Tallulah Taylor
Tallulah Taylor
Inclusion

Diversity in FE Week: A look at how we’ve done

Twelve months after our first look at diversity and visibility within our newspaper pages, FE Week editor Shane Chowen...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
News

DfE being sued for millions by training provider

CCP claims the department unlawfully held back fees which led to a loss of business

Will Nott
Will Nott