Colleges, Skills reform

AoC calls on next government to create ‘one tertiary system’

Association also wants apprenticeships for new job starters only and a pause to level 3 reforms

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Politics, Skills reform

Sir Michael Barber reappointed as government skills adviser

Public administration supremo to stay in role for another 6 months

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Skills reform

Always check the engine before you blame the passengers 

The core message contained in a new IfATE report is as predictable as it is tiresome, says Tom Bewick

Shane Chowen
Tom Bewick
Long read, Qualifications, Skills reform

Destination defund: the fight to save travel and tourism courses

High-profile workforce shortages in the travel industry haven’t stopped the government’s plans to defund rafts of popular courses. Jessica...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Higher education, Skills reform

Funding rate boost for next round of higher technical skills injection fund

Up to £48.8m is on offer over the next two years

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Skills reform

DfE launches £165m local skills improvement fund

Pot available for initiatives that 'respond to specific priorities' identified in LSIPs

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Apprenticeships, Long read, net zero, Skills reform

Chris Claydon, CEO, JTL

Chris Claydon has a biography better suited to James Bond than to the chief executive of a training provider...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Apprenticeships, Long read, Skills reform

Investigation: Why care training is in crisis, and the solutions are falling short

The social care system is at breaking point with more than 165,000 vacancies. The government wants more apprentices to...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Higher education, Lifelong Learning, Skills reform

£2m set aside for lifelong loan awareness campaign

Flagship policy will provide individuals with the equivalent of four years of post-18 education to use over their lifetime

Billy Camden
Billy Camden