News

First evidence session grilling for Halfon on apprenticeships

The first parliamentary evidence session grilling for apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon will take place on Wednesday (November...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

City of Liverpool College placed in administered status by ‘extremely concerned’ minister

Administered status has been imposed on City of Liverpool College by apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon, who is...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Strike cancelled after college gives compulsory redundancy assurance

Planned strike action at Hull College has been called off, after bosses gave assurances that there would not be...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Ofqual boss urged to ‘fight’ for apprenticeship assessment watchdog role

“Stand up and fight” to become the apprenticeship assessment watchdog – that was the call to Ofqual’s boss from...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Opinion

Collab Group: Building on yesterday for tomorrow

Ian Pretty explains why the former 157 Group has changed its name. Ten years ago a group of colleges...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Devolve FE funding to tackle post-Brexit skills gap, London mayor demands

Demands are being made by London mayor Sadiq Khan for devolution of all post-16 FE funding, to bridge post-Brexit...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

College asset stripping fears eased by area review guidance

Fears that private equity firms could be allowed to asset strip failed colleges have been eased, with the publication...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke