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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...

Education & Skills Insights – 2021

GK's education experts, including former education Minister, David Laws share their thoughts on key education and skills issues: A new university admissions system? What will come from the new Green Jobs Taskforce? The National Tutoring Programme, funding, and media scrutiny Children’s social care is still ripe for investment: Here’s why Will COVID-19 change anything for early years? In difficult times, research impact can be a...

GK launches Education & Skills Insights Report

We are delighted to announce the launch of GK’s new education and skills insights monthly report. Our team of consultants have created insightful content that looks at some of the most important trends and developments across the whole of the education and skills space. Topics covered this month include: Five things to look out for in education policy - by David Laws, Strategic Advisor Interpreting changes to the National Funding Formula - by Joe Berkhout, Account...