News

Blow your own trumpet and shake off your victim mentality, providers told

FE providers have been urged to “blow their own trumpet more” after research found they have developed a “victim...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
News

20% funding uplift for 16-to-18 apprentices stays another year

Extra payments to providers training the youngest and most disadvantaged apprentices will remain in place from August, the Department...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

CITB finds almost three quarters of Carillion apprentices new employers

Almost three quarters of the apprentices left jobless following the collapse of Carillion have secured new employment, following an...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Apprentice travel discounts yet to manifest

Six months after the Conservatives committed to cutting travel costs for apprentices in their election manifesto, there is no...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

Levy cash must be used to widen access to apprenticeships

The AoC’s Teresa Frith believes that the chancellor should make tweaks to apprenticeship funding, rather than wholesale changes Apprenticeships...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Why are neurodiverse apprentices so badly supported?

Students’ learning needs are met at university, but not on apprenticeships, says Chris Quickfall How can it be, in...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Costs in question after Labour apprentice pledge

The financial implications of Labour’s pledge to cover apprentices’ travel costs have been called into question, after the Conservatives...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

The minimum wage has gone up – but are apprentices getting paid?

The minimum wage for apprentices changed on April 1 this year, soaring from a measly £3.40 per hour to...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Institute for Apprenticeships announces route panel chairs and apprentice panel

The Institute for Apprenticeships has appointed the chairs for 15 route panels, and a panel of apprentices to advise...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson