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DfE silent on FE commissioner intervention reports

A stop appears to have been put on publication of FE commissioner intervention reports, despite growing numbers of failing...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Misleading marketing of ‘industry-approved’ provider schemes exposed

Providers are at risk of being duped into believing they need to pay thousands to become “industry-approved” before they...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Wave three area review reports and recommendations published

This afternoon the Department for Education published most of the reports and recommendations for its area reviews in wave...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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DfE writes off another £3m from undersubscribed UTCs

Over £3 million of taxpayers’ money has been lost by the Department for Education, through unrecovered payments to failed...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Marsden ‘very disappointed’ as assurances on IfA announcements fail to deliver

Delays to the release of key details about the Institute for Apprenticeships are “very disappointing” evidence of a “haphazard”...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Governors back first sixth form college merger with multi-academy trust

Governors from the Sixth Form College Solihull have voted to press ahead with plans to join forces with a...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Small school scandal deepens as academy trust found running sixth form with fewer than 20 pupils

A multi-academy trust might be running a new sixth form with fewer than 20 students, FE Week has learned,...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Cost of Digital Apprenticeship Service revealed

The government expects to spend at least £12.5m on delivering its new Digital Apprenticeship Service, FE Week can reveal....

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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DfE bailing out colleges

The government has announced new rules which will allow it to repeatedly bail out failing colleges that go bust,...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke