Higher education, Lifelong Learning, Skills reform

Ministers clear lifelong learning loan laws in the Commons

Opposition MPs were unsuccessful in pushing for more oversight of lifelong learning loan regulations

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Skills reform

Keep BTECs until T Levels have stood the test of time, MPs demand

Education committee says current withdrawal of applied generals will constrict student choice

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Multiply, Skills reform

DfE puts Multiply online platform on ice

DfE says the platform is under review while it considers the right offer for learners

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Institutes of Technology, IoTs, Skills reform

Experts and minister hail ‘flying start’ as recruitment stats for IoTs revealed

‘This could prove very attractive in many localities’

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Skills reform

Do we need LEPs after all?

Local enterprise partnerships explain what may be lost on the local skills front if LEPs are defunded

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Skills reform

The Lifelong Education Institute stands ready to SAVE OUR SKILLS NOW

There have been quite enough talking shops, write Ann Limb and Marius Ostrowski. The Lifelong Education Institute will be...

JL Dutaut
Ann Limb and Maris S. Ostrowski
Colleges, Long read, SEND, Skills reform

The ‘painfully shy’ kid who became deputy principal

Those who work in FE often hold a special place in their heart for the sector. None more so...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Skills reform

Students ‘disempowered’ as ministers dig in over BTEC defunding

Letter from skills minister to college chiefs confirms no delay of defunding timeline

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Skills reform

DfE scraps apprentice cap for small businesses

Skills Minister Robert Halfon says small businesses can recruit as many apprentices as they need from April

Jason Noble
Jason Noble