Lord Sugar Appointed as ‘Enterprise Tsar’ to Encourage Young People onto Apprenticeships

26 May 2016

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar has been appointed by the government as ‘enterprise tsar’ to encourage more young people onto apprenticeships. His role, which is unpaid, will contribute to the government’s drive to deliver three million apprenticeships by 2020.

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Government Seeks Opinion on Functional Skills

18 May 2016

Education and Training Foundation Logo

The latest stage of the Functional Skills Reform Programme starts today with the opening of the Provider Survey. The Education & Training Foundation have said it is essential that they hear from people involved with the delivery of Functional Skills qualifications.

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Government Abandons Plans to Force All Schools to Become Academies

09 May 2016


The government has announced next steps in implementing the educational excellence everywhere white paper.

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Skills White Paper Delay

05 May 2016

Nick Boles

The last 14-19 education skills white paper was released over 10 years. When can we expect a new skills white paper? Nick Boles appeared to avoid the question when probed by Gordon Marsden in parliament this week.

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