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…