'Badge of honour' for apprentices
- Higher education: Funding and affordability. Willetts, David // OECD Observer;Nov2011, Issue 287, p17
The article presents insights from Minister David Willetts of State for Universities and Science of Great Britain on the reforms of the coalition government on funding of higher education in England. Willetts states that goals of the reforms are sustainability of finances and make higher...
- Vocational training. // Education Journal;6/30/2014, Issue 205, p30
The article presents an overview of a discussion on vocational training in Great Britain held during the June 26, 2014 session of the British House of Commons, focusing on comments by Parliament member Dominic Raab and Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts. It notes that Willetts...
- Modern Apprenticeships. // EPM Weekly Bulletin;3/25/2002, Issue 84, p62
Focuses on the introduction of apprenticeships in the school of Great Britain. Basis of training opportunities; Participants of the training; Purpose of the training.
- Research presentations at the Skills Show. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;10/13/2014, Issue 123, p10
The article offers information on the Skill Show being sponsored by Edge Research at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England from November 13-15, 2014 which will discuss various topics such as apprenticeships, adult skills and vocational pedagogy.
- Varsity Blues: apprentices pip grads to the post. // Manufacturer;Oct2014, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p61
The article offers information on "Varsity Blues: Time for Apprenticeships to Graduate?", a report by the business training provider Pera Training on the higher education in Great Britain which revealed that for every one pound of funding, higher apprentices generate 85 British pounds in revenue.
- LEADER NOTE BOOK. Harrington, Siân // Human Resources (09648380);Sep2010, p4
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on apprenticeships as an alternative job avenues, the role of higher education, and the 2:1 degree criterion for entry to graduate schemes.
- IMI calls for apprenticeships standards drive. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;10/24/2016, Issue 196, p3
The article discusses the Institute of the Motor Industry's (IMI) call for the British Government to drive up apprenticeships standards as employers struggle to improve the widening gap in skills as of 2016.
- Tory minister accuses government of missing apprenticeship targets. Hall, Tom // PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);2/27/2009, p6
The article reports on the accusation of shadows skills secretary David Willetts that the number of apprentices employed in Great Britain is sharply declining, which leaves a huge gap between ministers' promises and their actual achievements. According to Willetts, the number of under-25s...
- Wolf review comes under attack on three fronts. // Education (14637073);3/25/2011, Issue 426, p6
The article discusses a review that was conducted by professor Alison Wolf of vocational education for teenagers aged 14-19 years old in Great Britain. The report, "The Future of Vocational Education," has been criticized by some for its evaluation of apprenticeship programs and allegedly...