Many colleges had anticipated expanding their apprenticeship volumes - but the funding isn't there, says Julian Gravatt
Now is not the time for change when it comes to the newly-formed Institute for Apprenticeships, writes the Association of Colleges' Julian Gravatt
For the last two years, college leaders have been preoccupied by issues connected with area reviews, writes the Association of College's Julian Gravatt
Next month's Budget is a chance for the government to show that it takes FE and skills seriously, writes the Association of College's Julian Gravatt
It's a relief that there are no new whizzy schemes in this year’s autumn statement, writes Julian Gravatt, assistant chief executive of the Association of Colleges. But the FE sector needs a more determined effort to tackle education and skills issues
Colleges face many risks in the next few years, but one of the biggest is that we talk ourselves into decline.