Martin Doel

  • It's too soon to make changes to the levy

    Conservative manifesto pledge: Allow employers to use their levy to pay apprentices’ wages Martin Doel argues AGAINST The apprenticeship levy is a bold policy that surprised many when it was announced, but it is of a piece with much of the last government’s thinking in terms of what is now being called Red-Toryism; it involves

    16.15 Jun. 5th, 2017 | Opinion

  • That which does not kill us makes us stronger (Nietzsche)

    After his eight year reign at the helm of the Association of colleges ended last week, Professor Martin Doel provides his thoughts on the state of the sector as he starts in a new post as the Further Education Trust for Leaderships’s professor of FE and skills. If Nietzsche was right, then after all that

    13.36 Sep. 8th, 2016 | Opinion