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Anne Milton: What the Skills Minister Said at AELP

There was some welcome news for apprenticeship providers at the AELP Annual Conference last week, as Anne Milton, the new Skills Minister, announced that the non-levy growth requests will be brought forward to July. Delivering her first ever speech to the sector, Ms Milton said that the paused tendering round would be scrapped, and rerun [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:18:02+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Apprenticeships, News UK|Comments Off on Anne Milton: What the Skills Minister Said at AELP

Anne Milton to Become New Apprenticeships and Skills Minister

According to wide-spread reports, Anne Milton will replace Robert Halfon as Apprenticeships and Skills Minister as part of the cabinet reshuffle, after the latter was not reappointed to the role. Ms Milton has held several ministerial positions since 2006, most recently occupying the role of Deputy Chief Whip. Having been educated at Central College Sussex [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:23:49+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Apprenticeships, News UK|Comments Off on Anne Milton to Become New Apprenticeships and Skills Minister

Hundreds Attend bksb’s Annual Tour

Over the past couple of months, the bksb team have hosted fourteen events in seven cities and engaged with more than 500 education professionals from around the UK, making the bksb Tour 2017 a resounding success. The final session, which takes place this week in Mansfield, will bring to a close our annual programme of [...]

By | 2018-07-31T11:38:52+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Annual bksb Tour, News UK|Comments Off on Hundreds Attend bksb’s Annual Tour

16-18 Spending: What the Manifestos Say

The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos have been released and each party has planned for extra spending for the 16-18 education sector, should they get into power. In recent times, many Further Education providers and Sixth Forms have struggled with a lack of funding, and 16-18 spending per learner is currently around 13% less [...]

By | 2017-08-10T11:48:24+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News UK, post-16|Comments Off on 16-18 Spending: What the Manifestos Say