AEB, Devolution

London’s mayor pairs skills with business in new appointment

Howard Dawber will take over from Jules Pipe, who has overseen skills for eight years

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Devolution, election

Mayoral pledges: Burnham plans ‘halls of apprentice’ for Greater Manchester

We take a look at what England's newly elected mayors have promised to deliver for regional skills training

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Adult education, Devolution, Politics

Local elections: What mayoral hopefuls have to say on skills

Elections are set to take place on May 2

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Devolution

Mayoral authorities can’t afford new national adult ed funding rates

Greater Manchester claims new rates would lead to 22% drop in learner volumes

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Devolution, Ofsted

Manchester provider’s AEB contracts terminated early

Bootcamps contract also ended by combined authority but provider continues to deliver the scheme through its local council

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
AEB, Devolution

Budget 2024: AEB deals for 3 county councils

But nothing else new for FE and skills

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Devolution

Devolution is working for London’s adult learners. We need more

Colleges Week is a great time to celebrate the sector's success in London, powered by devolved funding and control

JL Dutaut
Jules Pipe
Adult education, Devolution

WEA threatens legal action against combined authority amid grant funding row

A decision to refuse to grant fund the WEA puts 70 jobs at risk

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Devolution

Skills devolution: Five ways to ensure communities are in the driving seat

A new report by LTE Group makes five recommendations to ease the tension at the heart of skills devolution

JL Dutaut
John Thornhill