• Lord Sainsbury demands more cash for technical education

    Key government skills advisor Lord Sainsbury has urged ministers to take a more realistic view of the cost of high quality technical education and increase funding, as it implements recommendations on a slimmed down system. His ‘Report of the Independent Panel on Technical Education’ was a key influence on the government’s subsequent skills plan, which

    17.27 Nov. 15th, 2016 | News

  • Small school scandal deepens as academy trust found running sixth form with fewer than 20 pupils

    A multi-academy trust might be running a new sixth form with fewer than 20 students, FE Week has learned, just days after the DfE reversed a decision to let it open another one over fears it wouldn’t be able to make up numbers. Loxford Trust has refused to reveal exactly how many students attend the

    0.10 Nov. 4th, 2016 | News