• Stop tinkering with the skills system!

    The English system is suffering from innovation fatigue. We need to stop chopping and changing it, writes Tom Bewick Coming back into the UK’s skills system after a seven-year absence working internationally feels like returning to another planet. In England, some of the major reforms have taken place; the sector has weathered a new policy

    5.00 May. 22nd, 2018 | Opinion

  • Minister 'misled' MPs over apprenticeships at Learndirect

    MPs were “misled” in Parliament by the skills minister Anne Milton today, after she claimed apprenticeships are “no longer offered” by Learndirect. The minister was grilled by Labour’s Wes Streeting on the controversy engulfing the nation’s largest FE provider, which is increasingly seen as being offered highly preferential treatment by the Department for Education. Even

    18.49 Sep. 11th, 2017 | News