Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Uni caught short after fast-tracking degree apprenticeship for NHS

Ofsted found some employers' operational needs for advanced clinical practitioners weren't being met

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Careers education, Long read

Oli de Botton, The Careers & Enterprise Company

A champion of oracy in schools and colleges, Careers & Enterprise Company chief Oli de Botton tells of his...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Ofsted

‘Inadequate’ care provider accuses Ofsted of ‘overlooking’ sector crisis

Inspectors say too many apprentices miss their planned end date as they cover extra shifts instead of training

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Apprenticeships

MoJ’s prison service U-turns on mandatory apprenticeships

Training requirements ‘put strain’ on prison safety, HMPPS says as thousands of custody officers drop out

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Ofsted upgrades ‘resilient’ emergency care provider from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’

Medipro staff were thanked for their ‘fortitude’ after sudden and complex influx of apprentices

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Apprenticeships

Apprentice minimum wage should be linked to age, says Low Pay Commission

Government advisory body finds evidence for scrapping apprentice rate but cites risks to labour market if removed

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Long read, Skills reform

Keith Smith, Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges

Keith Smith has a unique perspective on the FE sector’s challenges, having viewed them at bird’s eye level as...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Long read

Sue Pittock and Rob Foulston, the duo with a remit for excellence

The formidable duo leading Remit Training, chief executive Sue Pittock and her chair Rob Foulston, are currently riding high...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Apprenticeships, SEND

Relax functional skills rules for autistic apprentices, says ex-minister

Many autistic people "struggle" to complete higher level apprenticeships due to maths and English tests, the ex-minister said

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor