• Damian Hinds reacts to concerns that spend on apprenticeships is soaring

    The education secretary didn’t deny that the apprenticeships budget is heading for a £500 million overspend this year, when he was quizzed about it by FE Week. Damian Hinds was asked whether he acknowledged the Institute for Apprenticeships’ concern, revealed in a presentation by its chief operating officer Robert Nitsch last week, that “we are

    10.00 Dec. 7th, 2018 | News

  • Head of post-18 review remains tight-lipped after budget offers no ‘little extras’ for FE

    The chair of the government’s post-18 education review remained tight-lipped on whether it will result in more funding for the sector, after yesterday’s budget offered no “little extras” for FE. Speaking at today’s Association of Employment and Learning Providers autumn conference in Manchester, Philip Augar (pictured) said his “first obligation is to report to the

    17.48 Oct. 30th, 2018 | News