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Spending Review

Spending review: Minimum wage for apprentices to rise to £4.81 an hour

It will take effect from April 1, 2022.

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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Changing EPAO can be an exciting and rewarding step for you and your learners

Last month, I came across an informative and insightful article by Sallyann Baldry titled Considering Changing EPAO? A guide…

Victoria Boyle
Victoria Boyle
BTECs, Level 3, Protect Student Choice

BTECs: MPs to probe effect of defunding level 3 courses on learners

Sector experts have been invited to contribute and a minister will be asked to give evidence

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Spending Review

Spending review: funding boosts for 16-19 and adult training

Treasury trails skills spending announcements ahead of the spending review.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
News

Diversity toolkit launched to broaden apprenticeship intake

Gathering data on apprentices, paying them more, and offering more level 2 courses are among the recommendations

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
FE Week Podcast

The FE Week Podcast: Reaching net zero, careers guidance and research in FE

This week Shane is joined by college principal Ian Pryce and the chief operating officer of an independent training…

Jess Staufenberg
FE Week Podcast


Ofsted

Ofsted slams major NHS trust for rapid apprenticeship recruitment

The trust made ‘insufficient progress’ in all three areas of a follow-up monitoring visit

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Skills Bill

Skills Bill: More government defeats as Lords debate careers, universal credit and apprenticeships

The “report stage” in the House of Lords ended last night

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Colleges

Four winners share the love our colleges prize

Students and staff have produced a truly inspiring spread to celebrate Colleges Week

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Subcontracting

Devolved subcontracting in the dark

Hundreds of millions worth of deals hidden by MCAs

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News
Billy Camden
Colleges

Social background and college type can affect earnings and progression

Social mobility charity Sutton Trust is calling for the pupil premium to extend to 16-19s.

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter