Tags: Education

Colleges that ignore apprenticeships come under fire

The college sector’s performance on apprenticeships has come under fire after analysis by FE Week, the education and skills newspaper, found that many college budgets had devoted a scant two percent to apprenticeships, despite them being a major plank in the government’s economic policy.

Young people not in education, employment or training falls to record low, says Government

The number of 16- to 18-year-olds not in education, employment or training (NEET) in England between April and June is at its lowest since records began in 2000, according to official figures reveal today. The Government are asserting that the quarterly figures are the latest indication it is succeeding in its drive to abolish youth…

Monthly employment index: Education top growth industry

London, UK – 18 December 2014: An analysis on the growth trends in UK employment has been released by Indeed today. The company has sourced specific information around the number of job postings advertised across the UK at any given time, the jobs available within each industry, and which areas of the UK serve as employment…

Government announces new careers and enterprise company for schools

Employer-backed body to provide inspiration and education to pupils Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced the creation of a new careers and enterprise company for schools, to transform the provision of careers education and advice for young people and inspire them about the opportunities offered by the world of work. The new company is designed…