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Clawback of funding from independent training providers for uncompleted Apprenticeships is beyond the pale

#Coronavirus - @GillianKeegan Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for #Apprenticeships and Skills has written to non-college stakeholders about the measures that the Government has put in place to deal with #Covid19 and includes links to both to some new guidance - wider #FE operational guidance as well as the more specific apprenticeship guidance.

Sir Gerry Berragan's @IFAteched Speech from @AELPUK Summer Conference

Sir Gerry starts his speech with an update on the progress being made in the four months since they rolled out the faster and better service improvements in February.

Crazy Golf Award Winning Apprentices

A team of young Prestwick engineers behind a crazy golf course for cancer patients has scored a glittering community award.


How to take care of your mental health during the global COVID-19 pandemic

As the world continues to cope with the unprecedented impacts of the COVID 19, an increasing number of people will be directed to isolate themselves at home or practice social distancing.

Podcast with Gingerbread’s Rosie Ferguson on working with returners to work

The FE News team chat with Gingerbread’s CEO Rosie Ferguson about best practice and engaging returns to work at the ERSA annual conference.

Podcast with IEP's Scott Parkin on the Adviser of the Future

We catch up with Scott Parkin, Chairman of the Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) at the ERSA annual conference. We chat with Scott about the future needs for Advisers of the future and then he discusses  the new IEP Trailblazer programme.

Podcast with Forward Trust's Kate Markey on providing sustainable employment for offenders and clients in recovery

The FE News team had a chat with Kate Markey, of Forward Trust (which was formerly RAPt and Blue Sky), about providing sustainable employment for prison leavers and clients in recovery. We chat in some detail about some ideas on how to 'breaking the cycle' of repeatedly destructive behaviour in learners and how to help them into sustained employment. 

New appointments to the Low Pay Commission announced

The government has today (Wednesday 20 June) announced a number of new appointments and re-appointments to the independent Low Pay Commission (LPC), an independent body that advises the government about the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage.

Big Disruption In The Labour Market: Dave Coplin Discusses The Top 3 Skills Needed To Thrive In The #FutureOfWork


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