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Sixth-form colleges given access to government bailout fund

Sixth form colleges can now apply for government bailout cash, according to updated guidance published by the Department for...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Government unwilling to take action on qualifications fraud fears

An awarding organisation that fell victim to a high-profile case of qualifications fraud has called on the government to...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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Lord Sainsbury demands more cash for technical education

Key government skills advisor Lord Sainsbury has urged ministers to take a more realistic view of the cost of...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Government meddling blamed for 2 year apprenticeship delays

Government meddling has meant that students didn’t start on some apprenticeship standards for two years after they were launched....

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Education secretary commits to focusing ‘much more’ on FE

A firm commitment has been made by education secretary Justine Greening to “focus much more” on FE. She made...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Carmichael backs more FE investment as he rejects new grammars

New grammar schools have been rejected by influential education select committee chair Neil Carmichael, who called instead for more...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Consultation sparks hope for early years educator apprenticeships u-turn

Campaigners hope overwhelming pressure has forced the government to clear the way for a u-turn over GCSE requirements for...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Kensington and Chelsea College principal resigns with immediate effect

The principal of Kensington and Chelsea College has resigned with immediate effect, FE Week can reveal. Staff at the...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Race on to approve assessors in time for apprentices finishing in March

Fresh concerns have been raised about endpoint tests on apprenticeships, after an FE Week investigation found learners who will...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson