Some major developments this month and not just in the Budget with announcements on school funding and school system reform, further updates on the apprenticeship levy and the FE sector area reviews, and proposals for a new QA system for HE let alone hints about a potential HE Bill.
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Some major developments this month and not just in the Budget with announcements on school funding and school system reform, further updates on the apprenticeship levy and the FE sector area reviews, and proposals for a new QA system for HE let alone hints about a potential HE Bill.read more
National Apprenticeship Week, the latest Budget, a new Education White Paper, a new Strategy Paper for the DfE, a cupboard full of reports and speeches… it’s been some week for education, leaving many relieved perhaps that the Easter break falls early this year allowing some time to take stock.read more
Perhaps the most useful bit of information this week for those who like to keep up with what’s going on in education at least, is that the Queen’s Speech, far from being postponed, will take place on Wednesday May 18.read more
It’s been another hectic National Apprenticeship Week, overshadowed a little perhaps by the Budget announcements midweek but with plenty to take in all the same. Here are 6 headline messages that have come out of the week.read more
The EU Referendum has begun to make its presence felt, with the Education Secretary making clear her position at the start of each of her set piece speeches this week.read more