Opinion

Degree apprenticeships must be funded through the levy

Not funding level 6 and 7 apprenticeships through the levy would utterly destroy the productivity and social mobility focus...

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ADRIAN ANDERSON
Opinion

Does the IfA really believe in degree apprenticeship?

The IfA’s review of the DTSP will be a key test of whether it really listens to employers (and...

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MANDY CRAWFORD-LEE
News

In pursuit of parity: degree apprenticeships expand into the Russell Group

Although seen by some as controversial, degree apprenticeships are central to the government’s plans to put technical education on...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

UVAC demands special treatment for degree apprenticeships

The University Vocational Awards Council is demanding special treatment for universities offering degree apprenticeships, following the Education and Skills...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Opinion

It’s up to colleges and providers to sell apprenticeships to parents

Parents are still sceptical about high-quality technical education. The entire FE sector has a duty to change their minds,...

Anne Milton
Anne Milton
Opinion

The government should focus on apprenticeship quality, not quantity

Without proper focus on apprenticeships at the top end, the government will never achieve its ambition to close the...

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Opinion

Degree apprenticeships shouldn’t just be repackaged degrees

Martin Doel believes there can be a place for higher and degree apprenticeships – but they can’t be near-exact...

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Opinion

David Hughes and the AoC are wrong about degree apprenticeships

David Hughes is wrong to criticise the rise in management apprenticeships – they are opening opportunities to people who’ve...

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How to fix degree apprenticeships

The degree apprenticeship programme needs greater clarity in quality and delivery standards, and diversification away from management degrees in order...

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