Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

Safeguard Future by Making It Pay

Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

Safeguard Future by Making It Pay

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Secure private income to offset cuts, sector leader advises

Colleges should look to generate more private income to protect themselves from government funding cuts, a further education leader has claimed.

In the wake of the news that colleges and training providers in England would be hit by £463 million in cuts to the adult skills budget by 2015-16, David Russell, chief executive of the Education and Training Foundation, has advised institutions to secure alternative income streams.

The Association of Colleges warned that the cuts would lead to job losses and course closures.

But by diversifying their sources of revenue and reducing their dependence on public funding, colleges could make themselves "more resilient", particularly in the light of the "difficult" recent funding announcement, Mr Russell said. …

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