Tag: GE2017

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Conservative manifesto pledge: Continue with the target of 3m apprenticeship starts by 2020 Joe Dromey argues AGAINST The three million target mostly fosters growth at level two, and...
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Conservative manifesto pledge: Continue with the target of 3m apprenticeship starts by 2020 Mark Dawe argues FOR Fears over quality are misplaced: three million is a modest target,...
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Conservative manifesto pledge: Introduce significantly discounted bus and train travel for young apprentices Verity O’Keefe argues AGAINST The manifesto pledge to support apprentices with discounted train travel is hard...
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Conservative manifesto pledge: Introduce significantly discounted bus and train travel for young apprentices Frankie Linn argues FOR The Conservative manifesto commitment to an apprentice travel discount is a...
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The Conservatives look set to continue with their skills agenda after Theresa May managed to secure a deal to form a new government after a disastrous election for...
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The effect Brexit had on the results varies wildly from place to place and can’t be distilled into a simple conclusion, says Gemma Gathercole In the early hours...
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May’s ‘strong and stable’ leadership was a cheap slogan – and her failures should be a warning to leaders everywhere, says Shane Mann Theresa May deserves this result....
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This election has shown that voters are hopeful about the future – colleges can work with that, says David Hughes After Leicester City, Brexit and Trump I had...
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It’s been one of the most eventful and uncertain election campaigns in recent history, and now it’s almost over. The polls will close at 10pm tonight, and this will...
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Labour manifesto pledge: Reintroduce the 16-19 Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) Adam Bradford argues AGAINST I am a passionate believer in the power of education to unlock potential and...
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Labour manifesto pledge: Reintroduce the 16-19 Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) Shakira Martin argues FOR Scrapping the education maintenance allowance scheme in England was a mistake. Plain and simple....