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Provider funding for the delivery of T Levels Government consultation response

The government wants to make sure we have a technical education system that rivals
the best in the world and this is a core part of the government’s ambitious Industrial
Strategy. T Levels are central to the reformed technical education system

To read the Government’s consultation response click here

The CBI in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services, has conducted research to provide new insight for businesses and evidence for the government to take action to close the digital skills gap. Susannah Odell Senior Policy Adviser CBI

The CBI and Tata Consultancy published a new report on digital skills, suggesting that the UK was at ‘a tipping point’ in this regard and calling for a ramping up of government initiatives in this area with a focus on software engineering and data analytics skills

click here for the report

Office for Students responds to Review of Post-18 Education and Funding

‘Philip Augar has produced a thoughtful and important report on the future of further and higher education in England. We will now review his detailed proposals and will look forward to the government’s response.’

For the full text click here

The Augar review: the essential overview for HE Debbie McVitty Editor of Wonkhe

How this affects FE and the general HE sector read on.

Further education colleges need a new mission and vision, backed by meaningful funding. Protection of college title equivalent to that enjoyed by universities, a substantial increase in capital investment and the creation of a coherent national network of further education colleges delivering skills needs focused on levels three to five are the core recommendations.

For the full Wonkhe overview click here