Highlights of the week ending 11 February

Apprenticeships took centre-stage as England, Wales and Northern Ireland celebrated National Apprenticeships Week (NAW). This gave policy makers the opportunity to make apprenticeship related announcements – in England, prisoners will soon be able to undertake apprenticeships for the first time, and in Wales £366m was pledged to deliver 125,000 all age apprenticeships over three years. Read the Pearson blog on NAW here.