Opinion

Is this the new dawn for apprenticeships?

While apprenticeship expansion is very welcome, let’s hope it’s not derailed by some of the disastrous aspects of the...

John Hyde
John Hyde
News

How easy is it to become a registered training provider?

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) was scheduled to open a new, ‘tougher’ Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RATP) to...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Counter-fraud measures underway for apprenticeship funding programme

Counter-fraud measures are to be set up for the apprenticeship funding programme, the government has insisted, amid warnings from...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Skills minister dismisses calls to delay apprenticeship levy launch

The new skills minister has dismissed widespread calls to delay the apprenticeship levy launch, even after 10 major professional...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Save our apprenticeships campaign

Click here to download the campaign event briefing.   Our first ever official campaign will oppose damaging cuts to...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Students score with Premier League apprenticeships

As the Premier League season kicks off, many people dream of getting close to their football heroes. But for...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Cabinet reshuffle, Politics

Profile Nadhim Zahawi, education secretary

Nadhim Zahawi is England’s new education secretary, FE Week profiled Zahawi back in 2016 when he served the then...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Boles addresses apprenticeship standard quality concerns

Skills Minister Nick Boles (pictured above) addressed concerns about how the quality of apprenticeships will be policed as the...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Sector gives BIS committee its views on the Productivity Plan

The task of the first official inquiry of the House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee is...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford