AAC2022, Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships should be a core part of the levelling-up agenda

The government needs to take action over the decline in apprenticeship starts if the country is to ‘level up’,...

Jess Staufenberg
David Phillips
Skills reform

Make 2022 the year FE is unchained at last

FE is the best place for adults to upskill – but it needs lobbyists in parliament, writes Andy Forbes...

Jess Staufenberg
Andy Forbes
Levelling Up

Levelling up reforms don’t match scale of the challenge

Skills inequalities are holding back entire communities and cannot be solved on the cheap, writes Dean Hochlaf To level...

Jess Staufenberg
Dean Hochlaf
Opinion

Focus on adult education is promising – but lacks ambition

It is also surprising the levelling up white paper has so little to say on green skills, write Aveek...

Jess Staufenberg
Aveek Bhattacharya and Amy Norman
Levelling Up

Here are 5 targets for the levelling-up white paper

This next white paper is critically important. Ministers must focus on the right measures, writes Naomi Clayton The long-awaited...

Jess Staufenberg
Naomi Clayton
Skills reform

From the European Social Fund to Shared Prosperity Fund: ‘It’s a shambles’

Billions of pounds have poured into skills and education projects through the European Social Fund. Its replacement, the UK...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg