Please see below latest news clippings from the general media.
Sport participation on the increase
14 November 2012
Sport England figures show the number of people in England playing sport every week has topped 15m.
Active People survey figures released.....> Learn More
New book lifts the lid on exams in the UK
28 March 2012
Written by the man whose signature is on millions of exam certificates, Cheats, Choices & Dumbing Down lifts the lid on the UK's.....> Learn More
Increased interest in short courses at universities and colleges
21 December 2011
Demand is soaring for short courses, from drumming to shoe-making, which is great news for colleges and universities.
This phenomena is.....> Learn More
Government funding for 19,000 higher level apprenticeships
5 December 2011
The Government has announced that £ 18.7m from its Higher Apprenticeship Fund will be used to fund 19,000 degree-level.....> Learn More
Government to launch
29 November 2011
Businesses will be given the power to design, develop and purchase the vocational training programme they need under a £250 million.....> Learn More
Youth unemployment hits new record
17 November 2011
Figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed that the number of jobless 16-24 year olds has hit a record high of 1.02.....> Learn More
Compulsory community work placements for the long-term unemployed?
9 November 2011
Compulsory community work placements are under consideration for those who have been unemployed for more than two years to get them used to.....> Learn More
One in eight Apprentices progress to higher education
2 November 2011
New research undertaken by the University of Greenwich demonstrates that one in eight young people with an Advanced Level Apprenticeship.....> Learn More
Investment in skills for growth
6 October 2011
Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, will today outline how the new investment of over £20 million will boost skills and drive growth.....> Learn More
157 group highlight the key role of colleges in apprenticeship expansion
30 September 2011
The 157 Group has published a policy paper outlining the key role that colleges play in expanding apprenticeships.
The paper highlights.....> Learn More