• Sixth form college retains its grade one after 12-year respite

    A sixth form college in Merseyside has become the first SFC to score a grade one Ofsted rating in nearly two years, during which time three have lost their “outstanding” status. Carmel College retained its top rating this week, following a respite inspection period of over 12 years. Mike Hill, the college’s principal, said it

    10.00 Jun. 14th, 2019 | News

  • 'Outstanding' Ofsted result for Redbridge Institute of Adult Education

    A local authority provider has been rated outstanding by Ofsted for the first time since 2015. Redbridge Institute of Adult Education has received top marks in all headline fields. The report was full of praise for the organisation, which teaches at a main adult education campus in Gants Hill and 47 other community settings in

    10.04 Jun. 12th, 2018 | News

  • Exclusive: First outstanding Ofsted rating for FE college in 14 months

    The first general FE to receive a grade one Ofsted rating in 14 months is Dudley College, FE Week can exclusively reveal. The report was full of glowing endorsements, including outstanding ratings for leadership and management, teaching, learning and assessment, personal development, behaviour and welfare, outcomes for learners, 16 to 19 study programmes, adult learning

    12.50 Jun. 13th, 2017 | News