News: June 2019

AEB procurement results still haven’t been published

The results of the first ever procurement process for the adult education budget are still – incredibly – unpublished, even though the government promised they’d be released once the general election wrapped up. FE Week revealed…

ETF Workforce Data Report 2015/16 published

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has published its Workforce Data Report (2015/16) highlighting trends in staffing numbers, pay and demographics across all provider types in the English FE sector. The report, which forms part of…

Adult Education continues to fall

New government figures have indicated a further fall in the number of learners on state-funded adult education courses has fallen again, new government figures reveal. According to the quarterly Further Education and Skills in England report,…

Brexit effect on employment beginning to show?

A report just published by the CIPD and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/fundamentals/emp-law/recruitment/post-brexit-skills-shortagesFacing the Future: tackling post-Brexit labour and skills shortages, found that more than a third (35 per cent) of…

AELP editorial – 21 June

By Mark Dawe of AELP: We are delighted that the new Skills Minister Anne Milton has confirmed, as one of her first public events, she will be speaking at the AELP conference. She inherits a great…

Degree apprenticeship for police constables launches

The new degree apprenticeship will be ‘an education founded on professional practice’, according to the College of Policing The curriculum for the new police degree apprenticeship has been published. The police constable degree apprenticeship programme was…

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