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Latest education news and contracts

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CITB future in doubt after government levy announcement

The future of the CITB could be in doubt after the government unveiled plans for a new economy-wide apprenticeship levy.

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Carillion reaches close on £192m Midlands schools

Carillion has reached financial close on a Midlands PF2 batch of schools worth £192m.

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Morgan Sindall takes over GB Building Solutions' Huddersfield Uni deal

Morgan Sindall has been handed a contract to build a new £27.5m building for the University of Huddersfield.

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Galliford Try to invest £1.7m as part of £56m Shetland school win

Galliford Try has reached an agreement to build a new £56m high school in Shetland.

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UK's biggest clients and companies to address CN Summit 2015

The UK’s biggest clients will present their pipelines and methods of collaboration, with 50 government, private sector and supply chain speakers already confirmed for the Construction News Summit 2015.

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Galliford Try seals £48.5m schools deal

Galliford Try has reached financial close with the Education Funding Agency on the £48.5m North and North-east Lincolnshire batch of Priority School Building Programme schools.

Councils launch £300m East of England framework

Contractors are set to bid for places on a £300m design-and-build framework for councils in the East of England.

University of Cambridge sets out £500m construction pipeline

The University of Cambridge has laid out plans for a five-year construction framework that could be worth up to £500m.

Bouygues to build £100m HQ for Cambridge Uni exams board

Bouygues is set to bag a £100m contract to build a new international headquarters for Cambridge University’s exams board.

Willmott Dixon launches Sunesis as standalone company

Willmott Dixon and procurement body Scape will make their Sunesis pre-designed school building technology available to private sector clients after launching it as a standalone company.

Bouygues UK lands £27m university contract

Bouygues UK has been awarded a £27m contract to build a new graduate facility for Queen Mary University in east London.

Bam claims £45m DfE refurb of Ian Fleming building

Bam Construct has won a £45m refurbishment contract for the Department for Education’s Whitehall headquarters.

DfE stands firm on under-fire EFA framework

The Department for Education has no immediate plans to cancel or reprocure the Education Funding Agency’s controversial £5bn Regional Framework, despite apparent assurances from a government minister that it would do so.

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