Queen’s New Year honours 2019

86 people have been awarded honours for their outstanding contributions to education, children's services, and improving social mobility. 23 of those are leading figures from the FE and skills sector. The New Year’s Honours List 2019 recognises the contributions of those who work in the education and children’s services including headteachers, social workers, foster carers, those [...]

By | 2019-01-11T11:06:32+00:00 January 11th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Queen’s New Year honours 2019

Funding planned for the delivery of T levels

A consultation on T level funding was launched and is concerned with how the funding will be distributed to providers from the 2020/21 academic year. The consultation focuses on the funding per student for providers to deliver T levels only and does not cover other aspects of funding such as specific funding for the [...]

By | 2018-12-20T16:19:56+00:00 December 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Funding planned for the delivery of T levels

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 | 2018-12-20T15:19:27+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 | 2018-12-20T15:17:30+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Hinds looks to European education models