Colleges, FE Commissioner

Cornwall College out of intervention after eight years

The college group fell into difficulties about a decade ago

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Ofsted upgrades ‘resilient’ emergency care provider from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’

Medipro staff were thanked for their ‘fortitude’ after sudden and complex influx of apprentices

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Long read, Skills reform

Keith Smith, Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges

Keith Smith has a unique perspective on the FE sector’s challenges, having viewed them at bird’s eye level as...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
ESFA, ITP

ITPs to be given 5 months to submit annual accounts to ESFA

ESFA will phase in shorter year-end reporting – and admits it could impact ITPs’ business

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Reclassification

Colleges facing long delays for severance pay approvals 

One college still awaiting for approval on a retrospective exit payment

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Apprenticeships

Providers wanted for £10m civil service apprenticeships

Government to hunt for providers to deliver 33 apprenticeships in DfE and ESFA

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges

College hit with financial notice after DfE finds dodgy subcontracting in traineeships

Clawback expected to move college from ‘outstanding’ to ‘inadequate’ financial health

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
AEB, ESFA

‘Automatic suspension’ on national AEB contracts lifted amid legal challenge

Several contracts weren’t issued when they were supposed to, FE Week understands

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
AEB, ESFA, Training Providers

Major training group launches legal action against ESFA over ‘unlawful’ AEB tender

Learning Curve Group demands re-run of the national procurement

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel