How to be an apprenticeship ‘ultra-negotiator’ and prove it…
Apprenticeship funding rules require that we demonstrate our negotiations. Lucy Ottewell-Key outlines the core principles to consider The new apprenticeship world...
Executive director, Workforce Skills and Partnerships, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
Creeping complexity has reached critical levels in FE
There is a theme across four stories in FE Week today which combined might suggest there is a critical business problem...
FE Week editor
How you can help with the post-16 qualifications review
The lowdown on new rules for insolvency, plus level 3 and below changes, explained by Anne Milton I thought it would...
Minister for skills and apprenticeships
How to move more school-leavers towards degree apprenticeships
Key stakeholders must understand that apprenticeships are as valuable as any other degree, says Jassiem Moore The Department for Education is...
Higher and degree apprenticeships officer, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Collaborative Outreach Programme (DANCOP)
Creating a quality apprenticeship system that will work for everyone
City & Guilds wants a universal framework for quality standards applied throughout FE inspections, says Kirstie Donnelly As all of us...
Managing director, City & Guilds Group
This much-needed focus on colleges must be capitalised on
The chair of the new Independent Commission into the College of the Future sets out his agenda Colleges for far too...
SIR IAN DIAMOND
Chair, Independent Commission on the College of the Future
Apprenticeship off-the-job calculation change? Wait for further clarification
There has been some confusion about the off-the-job training funding rule since it was introduced for all apprenticeship starts on frameworks...
FE Week editor
Incentivise the apprenticeships that actually boost productivity
Apprenticeship funding mechanisms should be weighted to favour those standards that boost employability and earnings, argues Nicole Gicheva The best apprenticeships...
Researcher, Social Market Foundation
Why the IfATE have decided to become more transparent about our plans
Sir Gerry Berragan sets out his institute’s programme for the new financial year The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education is...
SIR GERRY BERRAGAN
Chief executive, Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
The green paper that should be required reading for Labour’s NES commission
National Education Service? Labour would do better to develop a new national education entitlement for those aged 18 to 74, says...
Chief executive, Federation of Awarding Bodies