• Minister: It's 'not impossible' for schools to meet apprentice hiring targets

    It is “not impossible” for schools to meet apprentice recruitment targets, but they may need extra help, the skills minister said today. Anne Milton insisted to MPs that the public sector apprenticeship target – which requires public bodies to hire 2.3 per cent of their workforce as apprentices every year – is achievable for schools,

    13.03 May. 15th, 2018 | News

  • Report schools that don't let you talk to pupils, minister tells colleges

    Schools that flout their new legal obligation to allow training organisations the chance to speak to pupils about technical qualifications and apprenticeships should be reported to the government, the skills minister has said. In her monthly column for Schools Week’s sister paper FE Week, Anne Milton said further education providers should report ANY non-compliance with

    5.00 Mar. 5th, 2018 | News