A new strategy for skills and how to pay for it

Uden, Tony
March 2011
Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;Spring2011, Issue 11, p20
The article discusses two strategy documents, Skills for Sustainable Growth and New Horizon, which was created to promote skills. These would be funded till 2014/15. The government is trying to train apprentices by opening adult places. The Group Training Association would allow small businesses to offer apprenticeships. It mentions that tuitions for those aged under 24 would be fully funded. Changes in funding would invite greater contribution from employers at intermediate and higher levels.


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