Tag: apprenticeships

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The total value of bids lodged through the now-paused procurement for apprenticeship provision allocations for non-levy-paying employers was around £1.6 billion, almost four times more than the sum available,...
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Calls are being made for widespread changes to the minimum 20 per cent off-the-job training apprenticeship rule, in a new report expressing Association of Employment and Learning Providers...
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Degree apprenticeships will be regulated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, and not by Ofsted. The news was revealed by the Department for Education this morning,...
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Government apprenticeship policies have come in for stern criticism in a new report by MPs, that insisted standards should have at least one approved assessment organisation in place...
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Ofqual’s chief regulator has said it’s “not irresponsible” for apprenticeships to be launched without an organisation in place to deliver the final exam. Speaking at FE Week’s Annual...
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Providers that feel aggrieved because they did not make it onto the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers will be able to reapply from tomorrow – with a...
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The apprenticeship funding rules, which come into force from May, have now been updated by the SFA to deter employer kick-backs. In early March the SFA expressed concern over “emerging...
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Of course there will be teething troubles as the levy kicks in, but current developments in the apprenticeships arena – the most significant overhaul of the system for...
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Many of the colleges and training providers that failed to get on the apprenticeship provider register are red-faced. Not just angry but embarrassed, given some simply failed to...
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The nation’s second largest city may not have an FE college delivering apprenticeships when the levy launches in April, as none of its colleges has made it onto...
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A private training provider is on the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Provider despite having ‘ceased trading’. Hertfordshire-based Apple Training Academy is listed as a main provider on...