• 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 if they have been successful. The Department for Education released the final stage two of the £170 million competition in October last year, and said it expected to announce the outcome in March 2019. But FE

    10.40 Apr. 9th, 2019 | 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 capital funding and a licence to be named an Institute of Technology. One day after FE Week reported delays in its competition process, due for announcement last month, the department revealed the names of the first

    0.01 Apr. 10th, 2019 | News

  • 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 Institute of Technology is “not in jeopardy”. Swindon College was rated ‘requires improvement’ overall and in five out of eight headline fields, in a report published today and based on an inspection in December. It was

    14.23 Jan. 22nd, 2019 | News

  • C&G Group buys apprenticeship agency in effort to corner nuclear industry

    The nation’s largest training provider to the UK civil nuclear industry has been bought out by the City & Guilds Group – through a deal that will also involve it taking on board an apprenticeship training agency. The purchase of Gen2, which works with more than 250 employers across six sites in Cumbria, was announced

    18.28 May. 15th, 2017 | News