The government's long awaited careers strategy was published earlier this month. It includes £4 million to support every school and college to have a careers leader.

Read more about this and other Skills Policy News in our latest update.

 Over the last month:

  • The Industrial Strategy white paper has been published and includes a number of previously announced skills policies, and recommits the government to achieving 3m apprenticeship starts by 2020. More here.
  • The government's long awaited careers strategy was published earlier this month. It includes £4 million to support every school and college to have a careers leader.
  • New Department for Education research has found that 39% of employers feel 'ill prepared' for the Apprenticeship Levy. More here.
  • DfE published their fifth annual Apprenticeship Learner Survey. More here.
  • The members of the panels developing the first T-Levels have been confirmed. More here.
  • The Commons Education Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the quality of apprenticeships and skills training. The deadline for submissions of evidence is January 5th. More here.
  • The Institute for Apprenticeships has published its 'quality statement' for apprenticeships. More here.
  • The Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board (SAAB) consultation.

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