Colleges, Election 2024

LSIPs: Colleges call for long-term funding and shared accountability

AoC reviews the flagship policy one year on from the national rollout

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Election 2024, Politics

EPI: Parties fail to address ‘most important’ education challenges

Election analysis finds 'striking' lack of funding commitments and warns apprenticeships will fall under Labour

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Colleges, Election 2024

IFS: Colleges face £400m funding shortfall for rising 16-18s

Growing student numbers mean colleges will need £400 million just to maintain per-student funding levels

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Election 2024

Election: FE and skills leaders react to party manifestos

Further education leaders have expressed their “alarm” at the lack of detail on education funding in the main party...

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Election 2024, Staffroom - Opinion

The election is a chance to empower our learners to improve their lives

Colleges have a vital role in encouraging political engagement among their learners. Here’s how we’re doing that while remaining...

JL Dutaut
Shakira Martin
Election 2024

Election 2024: ‘Conspiracy of silence’ over unprotected public service cuts

Economists warn that FE is likely to suffer from both main parties' plans

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Election 2024, Skills reform

AoC publishes ‘blueprint’ for new skills quango

It comes as Labour confirms plans to introduce a new body called 'Skills England'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Election 2024

Gaps remain in Labour’s plans to fill shortages and spread opportunity

Labour’s manifesto gives further education grounds for optimism, but the sector will need more than warm words and big...

JL Dutaut
Carl Cullinane
Election 2024

There are positives – but the Conservatives’ manifesto misfires on crucial issues

This was a chance to come out fighting, but the Conservatives’ policies fail to acknowledge the scale of need...

JL Dutaut
Olly Newton