The world of education policy does not stand still. And neither does our thinking. These blogs provide an introduction to where we stand on the emerging issues of the day, as well as sharing our thoughts on the future.
National Apprenticeship Week is with us once again. This is an annual initiative aiming to shine a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. As part of these celebrations, we will be putting a spotlight on a number of our own Apprentices from Pearson’s employee programme, sharing their inspiring stories.
For many years and across numerous governments, there has been talk about improving the standing of technical and vocational education. The recent publication of the Skills for Jobs White Paper reiterated this government’s ambition and commitment to do just that. A laudable aim, especially as, against a backdrop of rapid change, lifelong learning will be crucial in supporting both social and economic prosperity. However, in striving for this, ministers cannot lose sight of what is working well already.