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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
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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
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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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Expert Contributor
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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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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
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Halfon: ‘Cut pupil premium for schools that don’t promote apprenticeships’

Schools that fail to send pupils into apprenticeships should lose some of their pupil premium funding, the chair of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Teaching apprenticeships will work if used wisely

There’s no reason why teacher apprenticeships can’t train new educators to the highest standards, says David Owen In 1947,...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
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Most new apprentice teaching assistants are paid just £3.50

The vast majority of apprentice teaching assistants are being used as “cheap labour” for just £3.50 an hour, the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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New ‘careers leader’ apprenticeship for school staff proposed

Middle leaders in schools could be trained to deliver careers advice through a proposed new apprenticeship. The teacher training...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson