Schools

Provide apprenticeship careers talks or face legal action, schools told

Consultation launched on new duty to give pupils six opportunities to hear from further education providers

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Spring statement: Chancellor will review apprenticeship levy

But announcement contains no extra help for schools with rising energy bills

Freddie Whittaker
Shane Chowen and Freddie Whittaker
News

MATs miss apprenticeship targets requirement, but DfE softens stance

The Department for Education looks to have relaxed the requirement for public bodies to publish their progress towards the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

How can schools be supported to take on apprentices?

Schools paying into the apprenticeship levy need advice on how to access it so they can reap its benefits...

Expert Contributor
DAVE COBB
News

PE apprenticeships solve Kent schools’ levy woes

Primary schools in Kent have found an effective way to make the most of the apprenticeship levy by taking...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

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...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

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...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

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
News

Teacher apprenticeship providers get fast-track treatment

Thirty-six teacher-training organisations have been approved to deliver apprenticeships after the Department for Education opened a secret application window...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden