Apprenticeships, Politics, Skills reform

IfATE plans staff cuts after DfE orders cost-saving measures

Apprenticeships and technical education quango opens voluntary exit scheme to all staff

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Advanced British Standard, Politics, Skills reform

DfE puts 40 staff on Advanced British Standard ‘vanity project’

'To say this is the wrong priority is an understatement, and smacks of rearranging the deckchairs while the Titanic...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Apprenticeships, Politics

DfE set to surrender £60m apprenticeship cash in 2023-24

Just 2% of total ring-fenced budget expected to be handed back to Treasury

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Politics, Skills reform

Halfon quizzed on levy funding gap, FSQ woes and 5% co-investment future

Skills minister also pressed on apprenticeship spending restriction discussions and EPA market

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Politics

Dear Jeremy: FE’s wishlist for 2024 budget

Sector representatives have made their case for funding for teacher pay, adult education and apprenticeships

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Politics

When it comes to antisemitism, all our students are vulnerable

Jane Baker reflects on rising antisemitism’s impact on her SEND college learners and urges other leaders to ensure their...

JL Dutaut
Jane Baker
Long read, Politics

‘We never had a secretary of state whose heart was in further education’

Tim Leunig, the brains behind some of the biggest education policies of the past decade, knows that some of...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Politics

Rigid rules led to £28m tuition fund clawback in first 2 years

'Most colleges could have spent their allocations several times over if they had been able to target all students...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Politics

Apprenticeship provider boss embroiled in Post Office scandal

Lifetime Training board backs David Smith as he inputs to public inquiry

Billy Camden
Billy Camden