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Governors ‘lack urgency’ on financial issues at struggling land-based college, says FE Commissioner

The report said that “financial risks are accumulating”

Will Nott
Will Nott
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Troubled Easton and Otley College to be demerged and taken over

A troubled land-based college is to be broken up and merged with two other colleges, following two consecutive ‘inadequate’...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
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Former college staff get a chance to challenge FE Commissioner reports

Former employees or governors criticised in FE commissioner reports can now read and challenge the report before it is...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
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Funding clawback for college at risk of cash crisis

A college already in financial difficulty is being forced to pay back nearly £1 million to the government as...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
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Bailout cash will still be available under new insolvency regime

Colleges will still be able to access some bailout funding once the insolvency regime comes into effect next year...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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FE commissioner: check with me before appointing a principal

The FE commissioner has urged college governors to check with him before appointing a principal as part of a...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Richard Atkins re-appointed FE commissioner for further 2 years

Richard Atkins has been re-appointed FE commissioner for a further two years, the Department for Education has revealed today....

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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FE commissioner annual report: number of colleges put into intervention drops by more than half

The number of colleges referred for formal intervention by the FE commissioner fell by more than half last year...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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College defends appointment of principal who jumped ship before financial failings exposed

A principal who jumped ship before the financial failings of his former college were uncovered has the backing of...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke