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Open consultation Improving higher technical education DfE

Higher technical education is post-18 education aligned to technical routes, such as accounting, engineering, management or laboratory science.

The DfE would like to hear your views on plans to:

create a new system to make it clearer which higher technical qualifications provide the skills employers want
work with the Office for Students to recognise and develop high-quality provision of higher technical education
make higher technical education a more positive and popular choice by raising awareness and understanding of it among potential students and employers

Consultation further background information here

Consultation response here

Degree Apprenticeships Motivations Research Report by Wavehill social and economic research ltd for the Office for Students

Degree apprenticeships offer paid employment alongside the education element of the apprenticeship and is the highest rated motivating factor by degree apprentices.

To read the full report click here

Stability, transparency, flexibility and employer ownership –Institute of Student Employers

Employer recommendations for improving the apprenticeship

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Degree Apprenticeships – Universities UK Report

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