Basic Maths Premium Pilot for Post 16

The basic maths premium pilot will be open to post-16 providers and will run from late 2018 for two years. The pilot will test the impact of additional funding, the quality of teaching and learning of maths, with the aim to assess which funding approach is most effective at improving outcomes for students whose prior [...]

By | 2018-06-01T12:57:06+00:00 May 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Basic Maths Premium Pilot for Post 16

Functional Skills Reform: Your Opinion Matters!

Ofqual want your views on the proposals, draft rules and guidance being proposed for Functional Skills qualifications in English and mathematics. First teaching of the qualifications will be introduced for September 2019. In the initial consultation, proposals were set out for the purposes of the reformed Functional Skills qualifications. It was concluded that comparability between [...]

By | 2018-05-02T08:38:16+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Functional Skills Reform: Your Opinion Matters!

Apprenticeship Starts Down Compared to Previous Year

The DfE announced in January 2018 that there were around 25,400 apprenticeships starts, compared to 36,700 apprenticeship starts in January the previous year. These figures are presented for transparency purposes, finalised figures for all months will be available in November 2018. As of May 2017 there were significant structural changes to the apprenticeship funding system [...]

By | 2018-05-02T08:15:42+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Apprenticeship Starts Down Compared to Previous Year