Colleges, Election 2024

Election will delay college pay rise recommendation, AoC confirms

College staff pay rise delayed until next government confirms school teacher pay award

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Election 2024, resits

All parties must commit to keeping the GCSE resit policy

Middle-class commentators don’t understand it. University professors can’t explain it. But the resit policy is a vital lifeline for...

JL Dutaut
Andrew Otty
Election 2024

The levy isn’t working – could Labour’s plans fix it?

If we’re going to scrutinise Labour’s plans for levy reform, we need to accept the policy’s failures and base...

JL Dutaut
Stephen Evans
Election 2024

“Progression, progression, progression” should be Labour’s election slogan

We need a unified holistic skills strategy across government to meet current and future challenges

JL Dutaut
Gordon Marsden
Election 2024

Election 2024: What does it mean for FE and skills?

Rishi Sunak announces poll will be held on Thursday July 4

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen and Freddie Whittaker
Colleges, Election 2024

AoC delays FE teacher pay recommendation for second year in a row 

FE pay deal could take ‘months’ as AoC waits for schoolteacher pay report

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Election 2024

Labour must answer key questions about its Growth and Skills Levy

Plans for apprenticeship levy reform must be discussed with the whole sector and clear about all their financial implications

JL Dutaut
Mandy Crawford-Lee
Election 2024

Labour’s ‘securonomics’ is a golden opportunity for our sector

The shadow chancellor’s recent speech was a tantalising glimpse of what the skills sector could mean to a new...

JL Dutaut
Ben Rowland