Apprenticeship Levy 2017


England alone with assessment-only apprenticeships

Research on eight countries with strong vocational systems has shown England is the only one that will have end-point assessment-only apprenticeships. The report, called "The role of qualifications and end-point assessment in apprenticeship...


Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, new analysis says

The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis, with London and the south-east benefiting most from the government’s shakeup of staff training. ...


Pret a Manger will pay work experience teens with more than just sandwiches

Pret a Manger has clarified plans to enlist British teens aged 16 to 18 on work experience, promising to pay them the usual hourly starting wage. In response to the threat which Brexit poses to the chain's workforce, Pret announced the &ldq...


Prospects - Guide to degree apprenticeships

Guide to degree apprenticeships Prospects  


All schools 'to face funding gap by 2020'

Every school in England will see budget cuts before 2020, even after new funding plans are put into place, research suggests. The Education Policy Institute analysis looks at the impact of the new national funding formula against the backdr...