Colleges

10 colleges honoured at 2023/24 AoC Beacon Awards

Winners of this year's Beacon Awards have been announced as part of Colleges Week

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Colleges

Hull College exits intervention after 7 years

Principal Debra Gray said the college has been 'transformed back into a highly respected' institution

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Colleges, English and maths

New English and maths funding conditions are unnecessary, unworkable and must be suspended

Government has found a way of making new money feel like a wholly backward step, writes David Hughes

Billy Camden
David Hughes
Colleges, Funding

16-19 funding to rise by 1.9% from August 2024

Uplifts won't help teacher recruitment and retention crisis, AoC said

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Colleges, English and maths, Skills reform

DfE to introduce English and maths resit minimum hours and scrap 5% tolerance

'Wholly unhelpful' changes to condition of funding rules amid concerns over rising non-compliance

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Colleges, Reclassification, Skills reform

DfE promises to ‘streamline’ high-end principal salary sign-offs

Lengthy delays are impacting college boss recruitment

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges

College U-turns on paid president gig after backlash

Ex-principal's son also resigns after nepotism accusations

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Strikes

London mega-college staff cut short strike action over workload agreement

Workers meant to strike for eight days end up picketing for three days after talks

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges

College leaders demand £710 per student rise in sixth-formers’ funding

Increasing teaching hours in line with Advanced British Standard would need an extra £1,760 per sixth-former

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel