News

Licence fees to almost double for cash-strapped UTCs

The Baker Dearing Trust is set to double the membership fee that university technical colleges have to pay, meaning...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

71% of UTCs rated less than Ofsted ‘good’ in the last year

More than two thirds of the university technical colleges visited by Ofsted in the last year are ‘requires improvement’...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

Schools: you must tell pupils about apprenticeships!

After news broke that only two of the 10 largest multi-academy trusts are actually implementing the so-called Baker Clause,...

Lord Kenneth Baker
Lord Kenneth Baker
News

UTCs want ‘best fit’ pupils

The organisation that oversees the ailing university technical college (UTC) programme has called on school leaders to “assess” which...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden