Apprenticeships

UCAS scoring plan for apprenticeships draws criticism

Two university groups have criticised the admissions body's proposals to award points based on the length of the apprenticeship

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Apprenticeships

Pay protected for NHS staff starting apprenticeships

Health workers were previously put off the programme because some employers expected them to take a wage cut

Josh Mellor
Josh Mellor
Apprenticeships, Skills reform

HTQs should be at front of Labour’s growth levy queue, say researchers

Public First models economic returns if level 4 and 5 technical quals are funded through a reformed apprenticeship levy

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Politics, Skills reform

IfATE loses 30 staff in DfE cash cuts

Second-in-command Rob Nitsch is among the departures

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

Lifetime Training revives with Ofsted grade 2

England's largest apprenticeship provider lauded for 'substantial' quality improvements as achievement rates rise

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

Training giant BPP to go on sale

Private equity owners looking for bids in the region of £2.5bn, according to reports

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

AELP conference 2024: Insights from ex-minister and new CEO

FE Week rounds up some of the key speeches

FE Week Reporter
FE Week Reporter
Apprenticeships, Ofsted

University-run apprenticeship firm back in Ofsted’s ‘good’ books

The provider was judged 'inadequate' just 14 months ago

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Long read

The robots have already marched into apprenticeships

AI tools could save training providers big bucks and improve quality. But at what cost?

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill