By: FE Week

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FE Week has quickly built a reputation for being a high quality weekly printed newspaper, but we also publish many of our articles and all our supplements online. Between August...
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So how does Britain’s traineeship plan compare with other schemes across Europe? According to Kari Hadjivassiliou (pictured), a policy expert from the European Social Fund apprenticeship and traineeship...
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With traineeships looming on the horizon, OCR and the Kent Association of Training Providers (Kato) have given themselves a head start by launching a similarly-themed pilot scheme. Rebecca...
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With just four weeks to go until funding for traineeships begins, providers gathered at the Houses of Parliament to share their experiences of preparing for the first cohort....
FE Experts
While providers gear up for the challenge of delivering traineeships, Ofsted has been looking at how to assess the scheme. Matthew Coffey explains what the education watchdog wants...
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The government’s announcement that 19 to 24-year-olds will, along with 16 to 18-year-olds, be able to do traineeships has boosted hopes of tackling youth unemployment, says Stewart Segal...
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Are colleges ready for traineeships?  Yes, says Lynne Sedgmore, but there are still areas to consider. We all accept that the notion of traineeships is a good idea...
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A central aspect of traineeships will be the work placement, which will last between six weeks and six months. The traineeship framework requires work experience to be ‘high...
FE Experts
The transition from unskilled to skilled could be key to answering the UK’s youth unemployment problem, explains Matthew Hancock The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is by no means...
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The introduction of a training route to support young people without the necessary skills and qualifications to start an apprenticeship is a step forward, says shadow skills minister...
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