Opinion

A strong apprentice brand is invaluable

Schools and businesses must both play their part in reinforcing  apprenticeships, says Adrian Bailey MP National Apprenticeship Week is...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Advertorial: Accessing apprenticeships – a passport to a successful future

Apprenticeships are good for business, in every sense of the word, says David Grailey National Apprenticeship Week is a...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Why the introduction of FE loans is wrong

It’s folly to try to transfer a university funding model to FE, says Toni Pearce National Apprenticeship Week celebrates...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Give employers ownership via tax system

More employer ownership (and tax credits) will help to ensure that apprenticeship schemes drive the economy forward, says Doug...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Q&A with Ofsted’s Sir Michael Wilshaw

Sir Michael Wilshaw (pictured left), Ofsted’s chief inspector, tells FE Week of his experiences looking at Germany’s apprenticeship system...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

New jobs, new business and new growth

The sixth National Apprenticeship Week is a chance to reflect and look forward to the changes that will drive...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Online vacancies and applications soar

The boss of the National Apprenticeship Service said that more consumers and employers “are recognising the benefits of apprenticeships”....

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Understanding what journalists are looking for can be a challenge

As an education journalist, I receive hundreds of press releases and dozens of phone calls each week from people...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford