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NGA Center for Best Practices – WORKFORCE UPDATE – March 18

NGA Center for Best Practices – WORKFORCE UPDATE – March 18 — Read on mailchi.mp/51fae205c14f/nga-center-for-best-practices-workforce-update-march-18

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Government Spending Review must be careful with the cuts

http://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/government-spending-review-must-be-careful-with-the-cuts Government Spending Review must be careful with the cuts Government departments are currently undertaking a Spending Review looking for savings and reshaping of services which would help the Treasury to save £20 billion. On 25 November, the Government will announce the results. There is a target to cut the post-16 education budget by between […]

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Government announces new apprenticeship funding model

http://www.cipd.co.uk/pm/peoplemanagement/b/weblog/archive/2015/03/20/government-announces-new-apprenticeship-funding-model.aspx Employers to be given more power over where money is spent  Employers will soon be in control of money for apprenticeships, as the government has announced a new digital apprenticeship voucher scheme. The apprenticeship vouchers are designed to simplify the process for employers and give them power over how to spend the government’s contribution […]

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Sweet and sour

FE NEWS- Paul Phillips is principal and chief executive of Weston College, Weston-super-Mare http://www.fenews.co.uk/fe-news/sweet-and-sour This has definitely been one of the strangest weeks of my life, during which we received funding details for the future coupled with a national accolade from the Times Educational Supplement (TES). I will start, however, with a comment on the funding […]

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Funding Guidance for Young a People 2014/15

Click to access Funding_rates_and_formula_201415_v0_1_6.pdf DOWNLOAD HERE

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Fund single parents to gain FE qualifications and boost economy, says charity

Investing in supporting single parents to get an FE qualification could lift thousands of families out of poverty and boost the economy by up to £670m, a new report claims. According to Gingerbread, a charity supporting single parents, people who gain a level 3 qualification – equivalent to an A-level – earn more, pay more […]

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