• Technical and FE bill passes: what does it mean for the sector?

    The Technical and Further Education Bill received final clearance from the House of Lords this afternoon, and it is expected to be granted royal assent within the next few days. A major consequence of this will be the introduction of an insolvency regime for colleges, which could for the first time allow them to go

    17.14 Apr. 25th, 2017 | News

  • #SaveOurAdultEducation call for loans justice is raised in House of Lords

    Leading government skills adviser Professor Alison Wolf has added her voice to calls, through FE Week’s #SaveOurAdultEducation campaign, for justice for learners saddled with large loans when training providers go under. The author of the influential 2011 Wolf Report, on the future of vocational education, spoke out in the House of Lords yesterday. This came

    13.56 Feb. 28th, 2017 | News