• Second FE college gets grade one Ofsted in two weeks

    The sector may have had to endure an agonising 14-month wait for Ofsted to rate a general FE college ‘outstanding’ – but there’s now been a second published in the space of two weeks. And as with Dudley College before it, Grimsby Institute Group earned its grade-one report after it asked for its scheduled short

    21.36 Jun. 29th, 2017 | News

  • Exclusive: First outstanding Ofsted rating for FE college in 14 months

    The first general FE to receive a grade one Ofsted rating in 14 months is Dudley College, FE Week can exclusively reveal. The report was full of glowing endorsements, including outstanding ratings for leadership and management, teaching, learning and assessment, personal development, behaviour and welfare, outcomes for learners, 16 to 19 study programmes, adult learning

    12.50 Jun. 13th, 2017 | News

  • College leader expects no commercial benefit after paying “immaterial” £8,000 to join Charted Institute for FE

    There is no commercial benefit to joining the Chartered Institute for FE, the principal of a college which has just become a member told FE Week today. Dudley College of Technology is the seventh member of CIFE and the fourth college to pay the £8,000 fee to join up, a cost which principal Lowell Williams

    11.00 May. 25th, 2017 | News