March 2015

Government scraps ‘deterrent’ apprentice rule

March 3rd, 2015|

A controversial five-year rule that has put off “hundreds” of potential apprentices by [...]

Apprentices set for 7p rise in minimum wage

March 3rd, 2015|

Apprentices look set for a 7p rise in their national minimum wage [...]

New Apprenticeship resources launched for staff in the education and training sector

March 3rd, 2015|

A suite of high quality, innovative professional development resources for colleges, training providers [...]

February 2015

Skills funding letter 2015 to 2016

February 26th, 2015|

The SFA’s response to the Skills Funding Letter 2015 to 2016 which has [...]

FE responds to SFA budget cuts

February 26th, 2015|

The Skills Funding Agency has announced that funding for non-apprenticeship adult further education [...]

EPN at the AELP Conference

February 20th, 2015|

EPN at the AELP Conference Click here to read the full [...]

Ed Miliband to pledge ‘apprenticeship guarantee’

February 16th, 2015|

Ed Miliband to pledge ‘apprenticeship guarantee’ to deliver 80,000 extra annual starts by 2020 [...]

January 2015

Government press release re Apprenticeships

January 16th, 2015|

The government has today (13 January 2015) outlined the next step in apprenticeship [...]

December 2014

Flexibility plea after apprenticeships fall

December 2nd, 2014|

Greater contracting flexibility at the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) could help reverse the [...]

November 2014

Nick Boles interview at AOC

November 26th, 2014|

FE News catches up with Skills Minister Nick Boles at the Association of Colleges conference [...]