• Misleading marketing of 'industry-approved' provider schemes exposed

    Providers are at risk of being duped into believing they need to pay thousands to become “industry-approved” before they can deliver new apprenticeships for the food and drink industry, FE Week has learned. A body called the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink has been accused by industry figures of “misleading” the sector with

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  • Government meddling blamed for 2 year apprenticeship delays

    Government meddling has meant that students didn’t start on some apprenticeship standards for two years after they were launched. Using the latest Skills Funding Agency data FE Week examined the first standards given government sign-off in 2014. We found two had no starts at all in that academic year or in 2015/16, while low numbers

    2.00 Nov. 11th, 2016 | News