Politics

Labour’s levy plan would limit apprenticeships to 140,000 a year, government claims

Proposal would cost an additional £1.5bn, new estimations suggest

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Politics

Tory donors leave Education Policy Institute board as election looms

Sir Paul Marshall and Lord Nash will step down as trustees of the think tank, as David Laws moves...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Politics

It’s time to focus policy and resources on the other 50 per cent first

For all the focus on FE, none of the recent announcements will move the dial for the perenially under-resourced

JL Dutaut
Mark Dawe
Politics

FE gets invited to everyone’s party – but the measures lack substance

Politicians have shifted their focus to FE, but how much is that down to HE issues being too hot...

JL Dutaut
Andy Forbes
Politics

The right decisions for FE will be better made locally than in Westminster

Labour will ensure the right decisions are taken by the right people in the right places, says Seema Malhotra

JL Dutaut
Seema Malhotra MP
Politics

The party conferences mark a historic moment for our sector

Political ambition and sector capacity is finally aligning to deliver the skills system the nation wants and deserves, says...

JL Dutaut
Dame Ann Limb
Politics

Politicians have finally embraced FE. But why now?

Meg Price reveals the striking findings of a new report into public attitudes to tertiary education - with important...

JL Dutaut
Meg Price
Party Conferences 2023, Politics

The FE policies passed at the Lib Dems conference

Party outlines plans for apprenticeships, college funding, tutoring and more

Joshua Stein
Joshua Stein
Politics

Keir Starmer appoints new shadow skills minister

Toby Perkins has been replaced by Seema Malhotra as shadow skills minister

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen