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Employers clash with Institute for Apprenticeships over FE teacher funding bands

The group developing three long-delayed FE teaching standards is in a bitter stand-off with the Institute for Apprenticeships, claiming...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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Anne Milton hasn’t met the IfA’s apprentice panel in its first year

The skills minister has still not met with the Institute for Apprenticeships’ panel of apprentices – more than 12...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Apprenticeship qualifications: no uptake under new rules

No employer groups have taken advantage of the Institute for Apprenticeships’ new rules for including qualifications in apprenticeships, FE...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
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IfA boss hits back at ‘vested interests’ against apprentice reforms

The Institute for Apprenticeships’ new boss has hit back at “vested interests” who he claims want to see the...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
Profiles

Sir Gerry Berragan, Chief executive, Institute for Apprenticeships

The new boss of the Institute for Apprenticeships is not giving anything away. After 37 years in the military,...

Catherine Murray
Catherine Murray
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New IfA boss reveals how he got the job

Sir Gerry Berragan only has two years as chief executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships because he did not...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
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Apprenticeship standards left in limbo by IfA red tape

Thirteen separate apprenticeship standards with approved assessment plans have been left in limbo for two or more months because...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
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BREAKING: Institute for Apprenticeships appoints board member as chief executive

The new chief executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships is military man Sir Gerry Berragan, who was previously unveiled...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Institute for Apprenticeships remains the favourite option for EQA

The Institute for Apprenticeships continues to be the dominant external quality assurance (EQA) provider of choice for most Trailblazer...

Gemma Gathercole
Gemma Gathercole