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Bidders remain in the dark as DfE delays Institutes of Technology tender results

The Institutes of Technology tender has fallen behind schedule, with the final 16 providers left waiting to be told...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
News

Revealed: The winners and losers in the £170m Institutes of Technology competition

The Department for Education has today unveiled the colleges and universities in line for a share of £170m in...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
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College claims Institute of Technology bid ‘not in jeopardy’ despite Ofsted grade three

A college that has plummeted two Ofsted grades from its previous ‘outstanding’ has insisted its bid to open an...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

2019: The year ahead in FE and skills

2019 is set to be a big year for the FE and skills sector. While it’s still not clear...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Opinion

The FE commissioner is wrong: We should keep PROCAT open

The first college incorporated in years has been told to merge to survive. This is the wrong decision, according...

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NEIL BATES
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Institutes of Technology hit by mystery delays

The Institutes of Technology have already fallen behind schedule, and providers who applied to open one still don’t know...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Opinion

Institutes of Technology freighted with unrealistic ambitions

We’ve had a bit of clarity on the new IoTs, but Mick Fletcher doesn’t want to pop any corks...

Mick Fletcher
Mick Fletcher
News

Investigates: Are T-level plans in trouble?

– Greening begs big business for help with “substantive” work placements, while DfE refuses to commit to original plan for...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Opinion

Institutes of Technology are the right idea; now we must make sure they deliver

Today’s announcement confirms that technical education should be at the heart of the UK’s modern industrial strategy. This is...

Ian Pretty
Ian Pretty