Love Our Colleges Campaign Demands Fairer Funding for FE

The ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign saw colleges, education unions and students showcasing what they do and raising awareness of the funding challenges the sector faces. The week long crusade, running from 15 -19 October, was a partnership between the Association of Colleges, NUS students’ union, Association of College and School Leaders, University and College Union [...]

By | 2018-10-25T13:43:09+00:00 October 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Love Our Colleges Campaign Demands Fairer Funding for FE

Hinds looks to European education models

The Education Secretary Damian Hinds visited Germany and the Netherlands, as part of his commitment to ensuring every child in this country will have the most well-rounded and best education, regardless of whether they choose a technical or academic route. “…I’m on a fact finding mission, visiting Germany and the Netherlands, to discover how they [...]

By | 2018-10-03T11:35:47+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Hinds looks to European education models

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 | 2018-10-03T11:33:25+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News|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 fund and support 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 support. [...]

By | 2018-10-04T09:28:31+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on £8,000 Project Funding to help with quality of Functional Skills delivery