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FE Area Reviews

13 Apr

FE Area Reviews

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services In July 2015, the Government announced a rolling programme of around 40 local area reviews, to be completed by March 2017, covering all general further education and sixth form colleges in England. The reviews were designed to: deliver longer term financial viability, sustainability, resilience and efficiency […]

School funding in crisis

29 Mar

School funding in crisis

The parlous state of current education funding.

International students and the Brexit risk

27 Jan

International students and the Brexit risk

Article by Director of Policy and Research Services Ian Toone.

Questions over National Reference Tests

1 Dec

Questions over National Reference Tests

Has your school been selected to take part in the National Reference Tests (NRTs) in spring 2017?

Vocational and academic: a false dichotomy (New pathways for technical education)

1 Nov

Vocational and academic: a false dichotomy (New pathways for technical education)

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services