Colleges, Reclassification, Skills reform

DfE promises to ‘streamline’ high-end principal salary sign-offs

Lengthy delays are impacting college boss recruitment

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Colleges, Skills reform

DfE to pilot funding simplifications for colleges

Several funding rules and ringfences to be removed as officials bid to reduce complexity

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Ofqual, Skills reform

Unique student identifiers should be compulsory across awarding bodies, say researchers

Ofqual backs idea that would make the delivery of student results ‘safer’

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Skills reform, T Levels

DfE’s spending on T Level public awareness efforts revealed

Leaders say DfE 'significantly underestimated' the difficulty of launching the new qualification

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Apprenticeships, Skills reform

Halfon ‘encouraged’ by apprenticeship trends since the levy 

Young people squeezed out and higher levels continue to grow while level 2 falls to lowest on record

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Politics, Skills reform

OBR forecast hikes apprenticeship levy intake to £4bn next year

Gap between levy receipts and public spending distribution becomes 'gaping chasm'

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Politics, Skills reform

Treasury plans apprenticeship levy restrictions

Chancellor wants to act on soaring degree-level apprenticeship spending

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Multiply, Skills reform

Ofsted to assess spending on Sunak’s maths scheme

Multiply oversight concerns set to be addressed by education watchdog

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Colleges, Skills reform

Halfon pleads with colleges to convince more students to take T Levels

Skills minister urges leaders to persuade more year 11s onto the courses as plans for a replacement qualification build

Billy Camden
Billy Camden