Articles from Tom Bewick

Managing in a Crisis: What Can Ministers Learn?

#Coronavirus represents the biggest threat to our way of life since the dark days of 1940. Eighty years ago, Britain stood alone against a tyranny of humankind.

Tom Bewick's tangle with the Today programme

Exposing the disguised academic snobbery of those who work at the heart of Westminster, Tom argues it is about time our elites looked at degrees and vocational qualifications in the same light:

Backing Adults - Turning the National Skills Fund into Skills Accounts

#SkillsMismatch - 20% of the Workforce Under-Skilled for Their Jobs by 2030  Andy Haldane knows a thing or two about the UK’s skills and productivity puzzle. As the long-standing chief economist at the Bank of England, he’s had a ringside seat on developments in the British economy – both pre- and post the 2008 financial crisis. The historic weaknesses in the country’s vocational skills base is what he calls: “the collapsed left lung of the UK’s education system.”

Tom Bewick on T levels

The principle of technical educational reforms, as first identified by the Sainsbury review, is absolutely welcomed by the awarding industry.

Robust end-point assessment organisations are the key to world-class apprenticeships in England

Robust end-point assessment organisations are the key to world-class apprenticeships in England Let’s invest properly in them and simplify the quality assurance regime, argues TOM BEWICK.

Tom Bewick discusses the expanding USA Apprenticeship programme and how you can get involved

Tom Bewick discusses the business opportunities for UK apprenticeship providers in the USA

We must safeguard End-Point Assessment integrity and independence

We must safeguard End-Point Assessment integrity and independence Robust End-Point Assessment is the jewel in the crown of England’s apprenticeship reforms.

It’s time to end the nonsense that Awarding Organisations produce ‘too many qualifications’

It’s time to end the nonsense that Awarding Organisations produce ‘too many qualifications’ Chief executive of the Federation of Awarding Bodies, Tom Bewick, says policy makers should see market complexity as a major part of why the UK’s diverse awarding industry is world beating.

England is teaching America a thing or two

England is teaching America a thing or two How England is teaching America a thing or two about scaling successful apprenticeship

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