• Have hopes for the new national colleges been derailed?

    Nearly three years ago the government pledged to create five national colleges that would train more than 20,000 students between them by 2020. Over the weekend one of these, the National College for High Speed Rail, hit the headlines after it emerged it had just 93 learners last year. That prompted FE Week to take

    10.00 Oct. 12th, 2018 | News

  • National College for Onshore Oil and Gas opening delayed

    Plans to launch a National College for Onshore Oil and Gas later this year have stalled while the industry “develops further”, FE Week can reveal. Last May, the government committed nearly £80 million to the creation of five new national colleges across the country, each focusing on a different type of “high-tech training” in “industries

    13.00 Apr. 30th, 2017 | News

  • Exclusive: National College fails to make Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

    A high profile new government-backed national college has failed to make it onto the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, due to what it claims is a “technicality” in its application. The Skills Funding Agency announced the full list of providers that will be eligible to deliver apprenticeships from May this week, but the submission

    21.30 Mar. 16th, 2017 | News