By: Paul Offord

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General election manifesto plans of all three major parties’ proposals will leave spending for 16 to 18-year-olds around 10 per cent lower than secondary schools, according to new...
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Colleges deliver just one in five apprenticeships last year, meaning virtually no progress has been made in the 18 months since they were told to get more involved...
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The updated register of apprenticeship training providers has now been published. An extra 507 providers have been added by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. It comes after...
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A pledge to double the number of businesses that hire apprentices has been announced by the Liberal Democrats, ahead of its full manifesto launch tomorrow. The policy was...
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A long-term pledge to cover the cost of apprentice travel has not made it into Labour’s final general election manifesto – despite it featuring in a leaked draft...
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Labour has unveiled its plans for the future of FE and skills in its official general election manifesto just out. Central to this is the plan to “introduce...
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Staff are understood to be facing up to 10 per cent pay cuts at a north east college with “real financial challenges” – although questions remain over whether...
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The financial implications of Labour’s pledge to cover apprentices’ travel costs have been called into question, after the Conservatives labelled their costings a “total shambles”. A leaked draft...
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Labour has exclusively spelled out its plans to drive up the quality of apprenticeships to FE Week. It comes after the party pledged last night to stop fees...
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A pledge to stop fees on courses for adult learners, which FE Week has learned would involve scrapping advanced learner loans, has been made by Labour before the...
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The government’s small business apprenticeship ambassador will “continue to beat the drum” over fears that limited access to funding will drive SMEs away. Jason Holt spoke exclusively to...