March 13, 2017
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Welcome to Linking London’s HEadlines – our weekly summary of all the latest HE and FE news.
The Education Press
Yesterday’s loan announcements
9 March 2017
What’s still wrong with HERB?
6 March 2017
Broadening Apprenticeship Provision Beyond Traditional Occupations
Sparks will fly – apprenticeship success at London South East Colleges
Survey reveals 31% of people in the public sector are unaware of the forthcoming apprenticeship levy
Apprentice Assessment Organisations – a step forward for apprentices
National Apprenticeship Week: three things to remember when preparing for the levy
8 March 2017
SFA unveils ‘mystery shopper’ scheme to test how ready providers are for apprenticeship reforms
Budget 2017: Sector hails Hammond’s ‘breakthrough budget’ for skills
Levy confusion: Final SFA apprenticeship allocation meeting cancelled
Making sense of the plans for T-Levels
Third largest awarding organisation pulls out of apprenticeship market
Colleges could be out of pocket despite £500m funding boost
10 March 2017
Sorry schools, it’s FE’s turn
Halfon: number of female Stem apprentices 'has got to change'
Budget: T levels will raise the status of technical education, says chancellor
'2017 will be transformative for apprenticeships'
7 March 2017
Spring Budget: Is this really fair funding for colleges?
Fast-track degrees ‘would create two-tier academy’ in England
Dropout rate for young UK students rises again
John McDonnell: scrapping fees ‘will become Labour policy’
Lords defeat UK government again on TEF and private providers
International Women’s Day: embracing staff diversity
Brexit must not jeopardize outward student mobility
What the TEF is going on in the Lords?
What Budget 2017 means for universities
Regulator validation is essential for a high quality independent sector
Industrial strategy: a small step, or giant leap?
The National Media
Degree apprenticeships 'on verge of significant success'
Dutch university sees post-Brexit fall in UK students
Why education is May's vehicle for hope
Vocational training shake-up 'most ambitious since A-levels'
5 March 2017
'T-levels' aim to improve technical education and improve UK productivity
College student: the budget puts business before our education
Ideological shakeup will create a ‘squeezed middle’ of universities
Whistleblower calls on universities to do more to safeguard students
Education department goes cap in hand to Parliament for emergency funds after £3bn 'overspend'
The Huffington Post
Lords vote to cut link between TEF And fees - A win for students and the movement that we must build on
Two-Year Degrees - Is that the ideal length of a bachelor’s course?
Why I chose an apprenticeship
International students generate almost £26 Billion for UK economy
How universities can help make Britain a global powerhouse of scientific innovation post-Brexit
Important historical women have been sidelined at Cambridge - it's time for that to change
We must not prejudice disadvantaged students who are privately educated
Premier League clubs to be charged £9.5 million under Apprenticeship Levy, study shows
Oxford University Student Union introduces 'smart drug' workshops for students
Possibility Thinking: Creative conversations on the future of FE and skills.
Taking a fresh look at retention
Apprenticeships – what goes around comes around?
£7.5 million to tackle barriers to student success
Degree apprenticeships taking off
How employers see degree apprenticeships
Improving student information: Unistats 2017 and Guide to good practice
Why does the Office for National Statistics fail to measure the UK’s educational exports?
International Women’s Day: Tales of Success or Survival?
The TEF: an idiot’s guide to the arguments for and against
Non-continuation rates summary: UK Performance Indicators 2015/16
NewDLHE consultation: The future of graduate outcomes data
Learning and Work Institute
Technical education focus welcomed but glaring lack of strategy for adult education
Apprenticeships on the rise - but not for everyone
Life as an NFER apprentice
The Sutton Trust
Sir Peter Lampl comments on Spring Budget 2017
Four-fifths of senior figures in finance think presentation at interview affects disadvantaged people’s chances of getting a job
Access to banking polling
Report predicts significant increase in the number of degree apprenticeships
Institutes of Technology and the family of education providers
A Budget for skills – what role for universities?
Why I chose the degree apprenticeship route
International students now worth £25 billion to UK economy - new research
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