Opinion

My notes ahead of select committee session on the apprenticeship levy

The education select committee held their first session yesterday with what it called a “discussion around the complexity of...

Nick Linford
NICK LINFORD
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Revealed: DfE finds small employers now account for just 27% of apprenticeship starts

The Department for Education has this morning published “analysis looking at the impact of the introduction of the apprenticeship...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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MBA apprenticeship faces cull as Williamson ‘unconvinced’

The education secretary has demanded a review into the controversial MBA apprenticeship “to safeguard the integrity of the apprenticeship...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Apprenticeship starts nosedive 18 percent in November

The number of apprenticeship starts in England crashed by nearly 20 percent in November, according to government figures published...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Johnson government a thumbs up for FE investment but sad to lose Marsden and Milton

The huge 80 seat majority and return of the Conservative Party to government now puts the spotlight on Boris...

Nick Linford
NICK LINFORD
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Apprenticeship starts for young people continue to fall – DfE reveal

The number of apprenticeships started by young people has fallen a further eight percent, the third year in a...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Interim CEO appointed at college under investigation for nepotism and ‘financial wrongdoing’

Hull College Group has appointed a short-term interim chief executive, as investigations into nepotism and financial wrongdoing continue, FE...

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Nick Linford
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Government set to miss apprenticeship target by a massive 800,000 starts

Latest official apprenticeship figures, published this morning, reveal the government is set to miss their manifesto commitment by a...

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Nick Linford
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Conservatives announce manifesto pledge of £3bn over 5 years for a ‘new National Skills Fund’

The Conservative Party has said they will launch a £600 million a year “new National Skills Fund” if they...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford