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National Apprenticeship Week – An opportunity missed?

The second week of February was National Apprenticeship Week, and providers, employers and assessors of apprentices waited with bated breath for the plethora of announcements that would come thick and fast to support the sector and encourage greater uptake of apprenticeships by employers. They were disappointed. Last month's celebration of the Government's flagship training and employment policy was a muted affair, with the DfE concentrating on awareness-raising and success stories rather...