• Victory for Grenfell campaigners as FE Commissioner scraps colleges' merger

    A merger between two London colleges has been called off following direct intervention from the FE commissioner, triggered by fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. Kensington and Chelsea College had been pressing ahead with plans to merge with Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College, despite massive local opposition. But Richard Atkins told campaigners yesterday

    12.25 Jan. 27th, 2018 | News

  • Grenfell fire survivor leads battle to save college campus

    A college in one of London’s richest boroughs has delayed its final decision on whether to abandon one of its campuses to make way for housing, amid mounting protests from Grenfell Tower campaigners determined to defend adult education for poorer people in the area, FE Week understands. The site on Wornington Road is one of

    10.00 Sep. 16th, 2017 | News

  • Consultation launched on mega-London college merger amid Grenfell opposition

    A public consultation has been launched on merger plans between two London Colleges, amid mounting opposition from Grenfell Tower fire campaigners who fear it will end adult education for poorer people in the area. The central London area review recommended that Kensington and Chelsea College merge with the City Literary Institute, a specialist designated institution,

    14.58 Sep. 4th, 2017 | News