Tes FE Podcast: How should college groups be assessed?

Given the changes in the landscape, does the structure of groups of colleges create a risk in the FE sector?

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In this week's episode of the Tes FE podcast, John Thornhill, chief executive of the LTE Group, and Tes columnist Sarah Simons discuss the 25-year-old legal structures that put constraints on colleges, and growing fears that the unintended consequences of these could lead to a catastrophic failure in the sector.

Is it fair that, because of these structures, college groups are assessed as one, or should each college be looked at individually? And if there is no change, is there a risk that the sector could face its first very own Carillion?

Tune in and enjoy!

 

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