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‘Shambles’ IfA on course to launch with temporary leadership

The Institute for Apprenticeships looks increasingly likely to launch without either a permanent chief or deputy chief executive, following...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

The Institute for Apprenticeships is a shambles

The government’s handling of the Institute for Apprenticeships has descended into complete shambles. Even though it will be charged...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Marsden ‘very disappointed’ as assurances on IfA announcements fail to deliver

Delays to the release of key details about the Institute for Apprenticeships are “very disappointing” evidence of a “haphazard”...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Apprentices get IfA representation – but no place on the board

The government has finally committed to establishing an apprentice panel for the Institute for Apprenticeships, in a move hailed...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

SFA approve just 13% of apprentice assessment organisation applications

Organisations applying to the government’s new register of apprenticeship assessment organisations are being turned away because their plans for end-point assessment...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Cabinet reshuffle

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