By: FE Week

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Almost 75 per cent of applicants to the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers were successful, the Skills Funding Agency has revealed. The full list of providers on the...
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As reported in FE Week yesterday, the Budget on Wednesday will announce new money for technical education to fund what some national newspapers have called ‘T-Level’. The government...
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The Budget will invest new funding in FE from 2019 to pay for increasing the amount of training for 16 to 19-year-olds by more than 50 per cent to over 900 hours...
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One of the largest apprenticeship providers in England has called in the administrators after the Skills Funding Agency terminated their contract, FE Week has learned. First4Skills, which holds...
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The apprenticeship funding rules will be beefed up to stop inappropriate employer incentives, just two months ahead of the launch of levy-funded apprenticeships. The Skills Funding Agency said in...
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Researchers at the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) have contrasted cuts to 16-18 funding with “spending shifting towards earlier in youngsters’ lives” in the last 25 years. The...
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The percentage of people passing their apprenticeship has fallen to 67 percent, figures released this morning show. The overall achievement rate for apprenticeship frameworks fell from 71.7 percent to 67...
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The Digital Apprenticeship Service (or DAS) is due for launch later this month, but will be renamed the ‘apprenticeship service’, FE Week can reveal. In an email to...
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Apprenticeship starts published by the DfE this morning show a slight increase, when comparing provisional figures for the first quarter of the academic year (August to October). Latest...
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The Industrial Strategy Green Paper will be published tomorrow, with post-16 technical education taking centre stage. A statement by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy says the...
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In 2016 the FE sector navigated very choppy waters – but for the New Year it is now full steam ahead. There is much to do to be...