FE bulletin

13th November 2015 at 00:00

Monday 16 November

West Yorkshire area review: first steering group meeting.


Tuesday 17 November –

Thursday 19 November

Association of Colleges’ annual conference.

ICC, Birmingham


Wednesday 18 November

TES debate at the AoC conference: “Funding – will colleges survive until 2025?” Panel: Julian Gravatt, AoC; Sarah Robinson, Stoke on Trent College; Jonathan Simons, Policy Exchange.

International Convention Centre, Birmingham


Thursday 19 November

Deadline for applications for grants from the Department for Education on how to improve the teaching of maths for 16-19 students, worth £5,000-£50,000.


Monday 23 November

End of consultation on plans to merge Prior Pursglove College and Stockton Sixth Form College.



Tuesday 24 November

Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion Youth Employment Convention.

The Mermaid, London


Monday 30 November

Deadline for applications for the Further Education Trust for Leadership’s 2016 fellowships for research in the FE sector, worth up to £50,000.


Ofsted reports

l Bridgwater College: outstanding (residential inspection).

l Chichester College: outstanding (residential inspection).

l Dimensions Training Solutions: good.

l Guildford College (Merrist Wood): outstanding (residential inspection).

l Hackney Community College: good.

l Grantham College: good (residential inspection).

l Kingston Maurward College: requires improvement (residential inspection).

l Riverside College, Halton: good.

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