• Disappointment over further delay to FE maintenance loans decision

    Sector leaders have been left “disappointed” after the government delayed its decision on whether to provide maintenance loans for higher level learners studying technical education in FE. On September 9, FE Week reported that the Department for Education had stalled on the issue, but promised to “make a statement in the autumn”. With the season

    16.00 Dec. 2nd, 2016 | News

  • Reverse decline in higher level technical qualifications, demands Professor Wolf

    Leading vocational education adviser Professor Alison Wolf has demanded action from the government to stem the decline in higher level technical qualifications. Her new report for the Education Policy Institute warned only 4,900 learners achieved level four awards or above under the adult education budget in 2014/5 – a 36 per cent drop on the

    0.01 Nov. 14th, 2016 | News