• Skills minister vows to 'dig deeper' into level 2 apprenticeships drop

    The skills minister has vowed to “dig deeper” into the drop in level two apprenticeships, and whether it might be linked to the rise in management courses. Anne Milton was speaking exclusively to FE Week following a parliamentary debate on apprenticeships and skills at which the issue was raised. “We need to understand exactly what’s

    12.00 Jan. 11th, 2019 | News

  • DfE urgently seeking answers to why level two apprenticeships fell by 38%

    The Department for Education is urgently seeking to “improve understanding” of what’s behind the drop in level two apprenticeships, as the latest statistics show numbers have fallen by more than a third in the space of a year. There were just 161,400 starts at level two in 2017/18, according to the final apprenticeship figures for

    11.54 Dec. 6th, 2018 | News