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The apprenticeship levy: How to make the best of bad policy

The apprenticeship levy is badly designed and implemented even worse, but schools are stuck with it for now, says...

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One year on: The uneven success of the apprenticeship levy

Schools and academy trusts are not making the most of the millions of pounds they pay into the apprenticeship...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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New National Institute of Education set up to help schools use apprenticeship levy

A new National Institute of Education is being set up to run courses specifically aimed at helping schools to...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Government presses on with non-graduate teaching apprenticeship

Ministers are pressing ahead with proposals for an apprenticeship that would allow non-graduate teaching assistants to become qualified teachers,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

The schools’ guide to apprenticeship reforms is out – what does it mean for you?

Ahead of some major changes to the way apprenticeships are funded in May this year, the DfE have published...

Gemma Gathercole
Gemma Gathercole
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Most council-maintained schools shouldn’t pay apprenticeship levy, ministers claim

Ministers have slapped down the Local Government Association (LGA) over calls for small schools to be “exempt” from the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

What schools need to know about the apprenticeship levy

Don’t think that the new levy is all about big business, warns John Deaville. All schools, regardless of size,...

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