Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Another giant apprenticeship provider hit with Ofsted grade 3

Kaplan's level 7 apprenticeship delivery comes in for specific criticism

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Subcontracting

Director ban for subcontractor boss that paid relatives and renovated house using skills funding

Failure to keep accurate financial information about £2.5 million worth of public money has led to a lengthy director...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Apprenticeships

HMRC under fire from Ofsted over apprenticeships fiasco

Thousands of employees were forced onto apprenticeships before being withdrawn

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Ofsted

Anglia Ruskin University apprenticeships ‘require improvement’, Ofsted says

Anglia Ruskin University has more than 2,000 apprentices on higher level programmes.

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Apprenticeships

Calls renewed for apprenticeship incentive payments as data shows ‘rebalance’ towards young people

Three quarters of the 195,000 apprentices under the government's incentive scheme were aged 16-24.

Jason Noble
Jason Noble
Apprenticeships

‘Big win’ for providers as ESFA unveils new apprenticeship funding rules

Achievement rates are expected to improve as a result of the changes

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships

How can we make sure professional discussions are valid in end-point assessments?

Professional discussion can play a valuable role in student assessment but only if used carefully, explains Paul Kelly Essentially...

Jess Staufenberg
Paul Kelly
Apprenticeships

To the new skills minister – scrap the 67% apprentice achievement target

Some providers are already getting 96% of their apprentices past the finish line. Why is the target so low?...

Jess Staufenberg
Iain Mackinnon
Apprenticeships

Five reasons apprentices like me are dropping out

Training providers are struggling to give clear instructions on what’s expected of apprentices, writes Dexter Hutchings I started my...

Jess Staufenberg
Dexter Hutchings