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The area reviews are a disaster slowly unfolding before our eyes, claims Jonathan Brash, who believes the process was motivated by cuts alone Hopelessly flawed and done for...
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So, the tenders are in for the second attempt at procurement for apprenticeship provision for non-levy paying employers, and it’s over to the ESFA. As well as evaluating...
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The ESFA has ridden rough-shod over the work of many vital third sector providers. Tim Ward wants answers Imagine the outcry if, at the beginning of the year,...
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Students’ learning needs are met at university, but not on apprenticeships, says Chris Quickfall How can it be, in a world that talks so much about equality and...
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The Education and Skills Funding Agency was accused of plunging the relaunched non-levy apprenticeship funding tender process into chaos last night, as new “clarifications” and document updates were...
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Third Sector National Learning Alliance chief executive Tim Ward, wrote the following open letter to outgoing Institute for Apprenticeships and Education and Skills Funding Agency boss Peter Lauener. He expresses...
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Colleges and providers need to get smarter in attracting new learners who’ve just had their GCSE results – here’s how to do it, says Lucy Perkins  Students’ decisions...
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To boost participation of under-represented groups in higher education, further education colleges should play a greater role, argue Profs Claire Callender and Kevin J Dougherty If the government...
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The levy was supposed put employers in control – don’t shunt them into the back seat just because you don’t agree with their choice of apprenticeships, argues Adrian...
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In order to deliver the skilled workers our economy needs, education and industry need to forge closer links, says Paul Kessell-Holland The rapid pace of change in technical...
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Prison education has been sidelined for too long and major change is needed now, says Rob Mills The general election brought us our third justice secretary in under...