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restricted 15th anniversary awards ceremony for Holts Academy | 9 Sep 2014
Holts Academy held their prestigious awards ceremony last Thursday which recognised the people that had completed their training programmes including Apprenticeships.
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public AELP Workshop Series: Four Workshops from October 2014 - January 2015 | 9 Sep 2014
Using Technology to Enhance Work-Based Learning Provision
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restricted ERSA publishes new research on impact of the Work Programme | 9 Sep 2014
A report by Europe Economics for ERSA has estimated that around 300,000 workers have found lasting work while on the Work Programme and that around 100,000 jobs for the long term unemployed would not have taken place without the programme.
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restricted Inquiry launched on reducing number of young women who are NEET | 9 Sep 2014
A charity called the Young Women’s Trust has published a well-presented report on young women who are NEET as part of an inquiry seeking to make detailed recommendations on how to reduce their number.
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restricted Labour calls on skills minister to rethink Apprenticeship funding reforms | 9 Sep 2014
A Commons debate on adult learning last week saw the Labour party raise again its concerns about the potential impact of the Apprenticeship funding reforms on smaller businesses.
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restricted Loans Toolkit updated | 9 Sep 2014
The SFA have launched a new toolkit for providers to support them to create, establish or grow provision funded by 24+ Advanced Learning Loans.
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restricted MPs question sole focus on GCSEs as measure of attainment in English and maths | 9 Sep 2014
The Commons BIS select committee has called on the government to launch a campaign to make adults aware of the support available to improve low levels of literacy and numeracy.
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restricted New free online maths course launched | 9 Sep 2014
With funding from the Ufi Charitable Trust, a free online level 2 maths course has been launched for adults and young learners.
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restricted Pera Training publishes study on earnings of Higher Apprentices | 9 Sep 2014
A recent report from Pera Training and Million Jobs campaign sets out some comparisons of the value of doing a degree at university and taking an Apprenticeship.
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restricted Powerful messages issued by NAO on Apprenticeship changes | 9 Sep 2014
The National Audit Office has found that value of money from the government’s £7bn expenditure on the education and training of 16 to 18 year olds has improved but that the DfE needs better information to measure the effectiveness of its recent reforms.
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