Funding

Revealed: The 8 colleges in DfE’s funding simplification pilot

Government hopes the trial will help decide how to roll out wider changes to funding rules

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Funding

Will the UK Shared Prosperity Fund go over the cliff edge in 2025?

All main parties must commit now to renewing this vital funding or there won’t be enough time to put...

JL Dutaut
Ian Ross
Funding

Pioneering employer partnerships have helped us plug the SEND budget gap

Paul Cook explains how his specialist college has leveraged private sector funding to help plug the funding gap for...

JL Dutaut
Paul Cook
Funding

Sustaining Support for 16-19 Tuition Funding

As the chancellor prepares his spring budget, Cheri Ashby argues for keeping what is a vital funding stream for...

JL Dutaut
Cheri Ashby
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
Funding

Why it’s easier than ever for employers to take on apprentices

Rupert Crossland digests the apprenticehip rule changes for this year and finds an emerging trend

JL Dutaut
Rupert Crossland
Funding

If your skills strategy isn’t funding – it’s not worth talking about

However good a national skills strategy looks on paper, it simply can’t be delivered by a system on the...

JL Dutaut
Mark Dawe
Funding

Are private equity backers bad apples or golden eggs?

Anyone tempted by a potentially lucrative private-equity deal should carefully consider the incentives and the potential repercussions, writes Alex...

JL Dutaut
Alex Lockey
Funding

Revealed: ‘Front line’ boost to 16-19 funding

Base rate to increase by an extra £111 per student

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel