News

Student focus for Sir Vince Cable’s FE comeback

An FE comeback for Sir Vince Cable will see him lead a new research project for the National Union...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Special Westminster debate on apprenticeship cuts tomorrow

A special Westminster Hall debate called by campaigning MP David Lammy into FE Week’s exclusive revelations on apprenticeship funding...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Cost of Digital Apprenticeship Service revealed

The government expects to spend at least £12.5m on delivering its new Digital Apprenticeship Service, FE Week can reveal....

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Rise in SFA contracts for small providers

Plans to cut the number of recipients of Skills Funding Agency cash have been shelved in an attempt to increase the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Apprenticeship funding ‘u-turn’ – but how far does it really go?

Despite the very public “U-turn” the government made on proposed apprenticeship cuts on Tuesday, funding is still due to...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

FE Commissioner backs widening of area reviews

A post-16 review of sixth forms outside of the FE sector would be “very helpful”, the FE Commissioner has...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Opinion

Still pushing for apprenticeship reforms clarity

Karin Smyth MP reflects on key issues with apprenticeship reforms that the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee is...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Four changes in the apprenticeship announcements you need to know

This morning FE Week was the first to report that the Department for Education had released documents confirming the...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Final levels of apprenticeship funding revealed

This morning the government released an update to their apprenticeship reform plans, including final levels of funding for new framework...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford