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Grammar school-educated minister was previously at the Department for Work and Pensions Damian Hinds has replaced Justine Greening as education secretary. His appointment comes after his predecessor spent two-and-a-half hours inside 10 Downing Street, after which she resigned. Reportedly, Ms Greening refused to be moved to the Department for Work and Pensions. As well as being a former member of...
Outstanding apprentices and employers honoured for their commitment to the apprenticeships programme Apprenticeships took centre stage last night at an awards ceremony recognising the hard work of apprentices and their employers. The National Apprenticeship Awards, now in its 14th year, was held at the Grosvenor House hotel in central London. The event’s organisers said the winners represent excellence in two...
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced plans to expand the number of apprenticeship places, which will allow nursing associates to qualify as fully registered nurses. The measures are to be part of what he called “the biggest expansion of nurse training in the history or the NHS”. Ahead of his speech to the Conservative Party conference in Manchester today, a target of 5,500...
Theresa May spelled out plans to create a first class technical education system for the first time in our nation’s history, in a difficult speech to conference. The Prime Minister, who has a cold and was struggling to make herself heard, spoke about her high hopes for the government’s FE reform agenda. She stressed the need to invest the same...