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Funding for 2019-20: Consultation on terms and conditions and method

The OfS invites comments on draft terms and conditions of funding for academic year 2019-20. OfS also invite comment on their approach to funding for 2019-20, in particular for formula-based capital grants, and on a revised approach relating to recruitment against intake targets for pre-registration medical and dental courses.

Deadline for receipt of comments: noon on Monday 11 March 2019.

To access the consultation click here

Guide to T Level Capital Fund (TLCF) –applications now open

T Levels are new technical study programmes that will sit alongside apprenticeships
within a reformed skills training system.

Click here for the guide to T Level capital funding

Downgrading degree apprenticeships would be a mistake a report from Universities UK

Moves to downgrade degree apprenticeships could undermine the development of the skills necessary for the UK economy to be successful in future, warn university leaders.

Universities UK called on the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) not to lower the funding band and take out the degree element of Digital and Technology Professional Degree Apprenticeships.

To read the report click here

Future engineering skills from the Royal Academy of Engineering

Degree apprenticeships were introduced by the Government, alongside wholesale apprenticeships reform, with
the dual aim of improving productivity and social mobility. The RAE sets out to assess both the policy and its
implementation deliberately at this early stage, so that any necessary corrective action can be taken before
problems become systemic.

To read the full report click here