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Amyas Morse, the Comptroller & Auditor General, has given a qualified audit opinion on the 2011-12 accounts of the Skills Funding Agency in relation to how the Agency has accounted for further education colleges.
Further education colleges’ results have not… Continue reading
ONE of Scotland’s wealthiest businessmen has been accused of holding up his own ambitious plans for a new skills college for disaffected teenagers by failing to commit cash to the project.
Jim McColl, the billionaire chairman and chief executive of… Continue reading
CONCERNS have been raised about plans that could see the majority of Oxfordshire’s adult learning service privatised.
More than 7,200 people use the service across the county, which includes courses, apprenticeships for young people and training for the unemployed.
Funding… Continue reading
A child that begins primary school this year will not finish their working life until around 2075. It is hard to imagine what society will be like then: the only certainty during his or her life will be change.
Two… Continue reading
Network Rail is urging ambitious and aspiring engineers across the Thames Valley to kick-start a rewarding career in the rail industry. A final few places remain on the company’s award winning advanced apprenticeship scheme and there are currently vacancies at… Continue reading
Private firms awarded multimillion-pound contracts to run the Work Programme have advised that there should be many more cases where claimants have their benefits stripped as punishment for failing to seek work.
As part of its crackdown on welfare dependency,… Continue reading
Major banks are in advanced stages of reaching funds to new industrial units under a government scheme for promoting entrepreneurship in the state.
Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank and State Bank of Travancore have associated themselves with the Kerala State… Continue reading
Julie Meyer famously helped found the business network First Tuesday, the grouping of entrepreneurs that many credit for igniting the internet generation in London during the dotcom boom.
A few months after selling the firm for $50m (£32m) in 2000,… Continue reading
JUST six people have found work under Worcester City Council’s much-heralded apprenticeship scheme – despite predictions it would help “25 to 30” jobseekers last year.
The council has been forced to admit businesses are “counting the pennies” amid efforts to… Continue reading
NOTTS County Council is recruiting 50 new apprentices, helping young people get on the first rung of the employment ladder.
Recruitment has started for the placements in a range of roles, from labourers and administrators to librarians and youth workers.… Continue reading
SUNDERLAND Software City believes apprentices are an excellent way for software companies to develop the next generation of software talent.
According to statistics from the Data Service, the number of students starting information and communication technology apprenticeships rose from 12,570… Continue reading
Although the field of education has made progress in the past ten years, this less regulated area of the education sector – vocational training— seems to have lost its importance. This has led to the widening gap between the supply… Continue reading