Let’s not be so quick to plan a raid on the levy pot
Readers of FE Week will be familiar with the excruciatingly slow start to the apprenticeship levy reforms since last May. According...
FE Week editor
Why we’re pressing ahead with T-levels
There are worries across the FE sector that T-levels are being rushed through, but Anne Milton believes there’s no time like...
Minister for skills and apprenticeships
Stop fighting over the crumbs of the adult education budget!
There’s no point in principals squabbling over the crumbs of the AEB, writes Ewart Keep, who wants the sector to take...
Director of SKOPE, Oxford University
T-levels are not the boldest reform of the last 70 years
Parity of esteem with A-levels is a laudable aim, but T-levels aren’t the root-and-branch redesign of technical education England needs, writes...
CEO, the Association of Business Executives
Only lawyers are guaranteed to win in the T-level AO tender
With all eyes on the 52 providers taking care of wave one of the T-level delivery in 2020, the process to...
FE Week editor
T-Levels: Reform should be a marathon not a sprint
With the design consultations for the three early T-level routes continuing at breakneck speed, Julie Hyde makes the case for pumping...
Don’t expect T-Levels to bring ‘parity of esteem’ overnight
T-levels are possibly the best-designed new qualifications in decades, but it’ll take hard work to promote them as a pathway, explains...
Deputy Principal, Milton Keynes College
It’s not wrong to use the apprenticeship levy to fund MBAs
Apprenticeships at the top end are a legitimate and vital use of levy funds, argues Kirstie Donnelly Much has been made...
Managing Director of City & Guilds, ILM and digitalme
Is pushing ahead with T-levels fair on young people?
The top civil servant at the DfE, responsible for the “feasibility of public spending” has concluded that T-levels need delaying for...
London needs proper control of its adult education budget
The office of the mayor of London responds to criticisms that it plans to top-slice £3 million from the adult education...