Colleges, Ofsted, SEND

SEND college judged ‘inadequate’ after Ofsted finds issues of neglect and ‘uninspiring’ curriculum

Concerns raised over neglect, hygiene and curriculum at My Life Learning in Wigan.

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
apprenticeship levy, Apprenticeships, Colleges, Ofsted, Pay

AELP conference highlights: Leaders talk funding rate review, the levy and staffing crisis

Ofsted, AoC, IfATE and CBI among speakers at AELP conference

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
AEB, Colleges

Investigation: how colleges coped with the £61.4m AEB clawback

Redundancies and merging classes among measures colleges have taken to mitigate clawback of adult education budget

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Colleges, Industrial action

Staff now plan to strike during first week of September over ‘fire and rehire’ row at London college

14 consecutive days of industrial action have been announced

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Colleges, Exams

Colleges fork out for taxis and b&bs to get students to exams during rail strikes

Students resorted to sleepovers and parents took days off work to get their children to college on time

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Colleges

DfE to rename college comparison website as performance tables return

Government says this will signal not to make 'direct comparisons' without asking colleges how Covid affected them

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Colleges

Union rejects AoC’s ‘totally unacceptable’ new pay offer for college staff

The pay offer has been upped to 2.5% from 2.25%

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Colleges

More college capacity projects get the go-ahead

An extra batch of college capacity bids have been approved to build more teaching space for projected rises in...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Colleges, Industrial action

College staff do two days unpaid work every week, new workload survey finds

New report lays bare the workload challenge facing the sector

Will Nott
Will Nott