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Extra places on medical and dentistry courses to support NHS workforce of the future

Cap adjusted to allow over 9,000 places on medical and dentistry courses for 2021 student intake Universities working to create additional places for students that achieve the grades on vital courses Backed by up to £10m in government support for the teaching of high-cost courses Medical and dentistry schools across England will get additional funding to expand courses for the coming academic year to fulfil more offers for UK students who achieve the required grades.

Education and Skills Funding Agency review to be led by Professor Sir David Bell, to ensure continued effectiveness

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (@ESFAgov) is to be reviewed as part of a wider programme across Government to ensure it remains effective into the future.

Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE has been appointed as the new chair of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE who is a former FTSE 250 CEO and leading force at the British Chambers of Commerce, has been announced as the new Institute chair (@IFAteched).

Over 120 universities awarded grants under £110million Turing Scheme – as well as over 200 schools and colleges

40,000 students will be able to study and work abroad thanks to the government’s new Turing Scheme, with universities and schools due to be told this week that their bids for funding have been successful.

£7 million cash boost to create new flexi-job approach to apprenticeships

Flexi-job apprenticeships: Reshaping the role of new flexi-job apprenticeship training agencies  £7 million fund launched to support more flexible apprenticeships opportunities in sectors including the creative industries, digital and construction

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