Tag: UTCs

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More than half of university technical colleges (UTC) visited by Ofsted have been rated “inadequate” or “requires improvement” compared with 10 per cent of schools overall. UTC Swindon,...
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Schools that lose high proportions of pupils to university technical colleges (UTCs) and studio schools often have to “reintegrate” youngsters a year later because institutions close or pupils...
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The government is to stump up thousands of pounds in travel costs to send children from a closing university technical college to another 20 miles away, according to...
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Young professionals are living in a disused Walsall university technical college site, which is not the only failed college no longer used for education. Seven of the flagship...
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Low student numbers will lead to closure of another University Technical College, the sixth to close or announce closure since the project launched five years ago. The trustees...
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A university technical college with low pupil numbers has been ditched by an academy trust for costing too much, while recruitment problems in another has forced it to...
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A south London council is facing a £13 million bill to convert a university technical college in financial trouble into a secondary school which will meet demand for...
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The architect of the University Technical College (UTC) model has launched a scathing attack on the government’s “narrow” English Baccalaureate (EBacc), slamming it as a “missed opportunity” to...
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Private schools and universities will be pushed into sponsoring schools to haul up standards in the state sector, despite an analysis of their current involvement revealing a chequered...
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New research suggests that the government’s flagship 14-19 technical schools have become a dumping ground for lower-ability pupils, raising questions over its plan to allow schools to move...
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University Technical Colleges need “radical improvement” if the model is to survive, Sir Michael Wilshaw has said. The Ofsted chief inspector has been a champion of the controversial...