By: FE Week

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This morning the Education and Skills Funding Agency published the delayed National Achievement Rate Tables (NARTs). Click here for all the tables. The apprenticeship achievement rates are particularly...
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The new minister for apprenticeships and skills is Anne Milton, MP for Guildford, FE Week can exclusively reveal. The Department for Education are expected to confirm the appointment...
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Two new junior ministerial appointments have been made to the Department for Education, after it was reported by our sister paper Schools Week that Nick Gibb would be...
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A copy of the Draft Labour Party manifesto was leaked to Schools Week yesterday. Here’s the section on further education and apprenticeships in full. One of the commitments...
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Taking on apprentices has long been off-putting for businesses because many believe that trainees’ courses are expensive and the entire process is time-consuming. But the new government levy,...
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Colleges and training providers were last night sent a funding allocation for apprenticeship starts from next month to 31 December 2017 for non-levy employers. Following a pause to...
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This afternoon the Institute for Apprenticeships advertised for a chief executive. The IfA launched this month and is expected to have an annual budget of around £8m and...
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Today the Education and Skills Funding Agency has written to providers regarding non-levy funding for apprenticeship from 1 May (see full ESFA letter below). After the pause to...
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After significant political pressure the Department for Education has added one of the Birmingham colleges onto the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP). At least one provider had already...
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More than 30 private training providers, colleges and councils have been slapped with a notice of concern or serious breach, for falling below qualification achievement rate thresholds. The Education...
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Did we catch you out? This year’s FE Week April Fool was just believable enough for some, especially as Mark Dawe, chief executive of the Association of Employment...