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FE funding has greater cut than funding for schools, pre-school or higher education

The first annual education spending report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows that the new money for T levels will be offset by cuts to FE. The chancellor Philip Hammond pledged £500 million in funding for T levels in his Spring Budget and in his Autumn Budget he announced an extra £20 million to [...]

By | 2019-08-07T09:39:14+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News UK|Comments Off on FE funding has greater cut than funding for schools, pre-school or higher education

£8,000 Project Funding to help with quality of Functional Skills delivery

There is an opportunity for FE teachers to develop innovative approaches for teaching new functional skills qualifications. The Education and Training Foundation will be funding and supporting 15 partnerships between post-16 providers to explore approaches to teaching functional skills. There will be grants worth £8,000 available, £6,000 will be in cash and £2,000 in in-kind [...]

By | 2019-08-07T09:44:17+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News UK|Comments Off on £8,000 Project Funding to help with quality of Functional Skills delivery

Outcome of the GCSE results 2018

Amid the exam reforms, tens of thousands of teenagers received their GCSE results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In the previous year the GCSE pass rates fell and the number of pupils attaining top grades was the lowest point in a decade. This year the number of students receiving the top GCSE grades rose [...]

By | 2019-08-07T09:44:51+00:00 August 31st, 2018|News UK|Comments Off on Outcome of the GCSE results 2018

Outcome of the T-levels legal challenge

The Federation of Awarding Bodies initiated a judicial review proceeding in connection with the implementation of T-levels. The FAB insisted this was not a disagreement with the purpose of T-levels or the way the government had gone about the process of implementation, instead there were concerns over several elements of the procurement exercise, and the [...]

By | 2018-08-03T11:10:35+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|News UK|Comments Off on Outcome of the T-levels legal challenge