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Chair of college embroiled in bitter merger row resigns

The embattled chair of a London college that was at the centre of a bitter row with staff and...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Hull College boss: How I’m taking it out of intensive care

Hull College chief executive Michelle Swithenbank probably has the toughest job in FE right now. The former nurse has...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Atkins: Struggling colleges will still need stopgap funds

Colleges that get into financial difficulty will still need funding to “oil the wheels” once the bailout tap has...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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FE commissioner recruiting new national leaders of governance

The FE commissioner is on the hunt for recruits to join his army of national leaders of governance. Serving...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Hull College’s vast debts exposed

An impoverished college which took a £54 million bailout did so after declaring a deficit of close to £13...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Commissioner credits improvements at college Ofsted branded ‘unsafe’

The FE Commissioner has recognised improvements at a financially challenged college that was recently branded grade four by Ofsted...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Principal departs cash-strapped Barnfield College

The principal of a cash-strapped college recently forced to seek government bailouts has stepped down just a month after...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Hull College Group to shed over 200 staff

Hull College Group is preparing to shed up to 231 full-time jobs in an effort to balance its books....

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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FE Commissioner: “Structural change” could follow £1.4m emergency cash injection

The FE Commissioner has warned a college may need “structural change” after it was given £1.4 million in emergency...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross