Month: August 2013

What are the implications for vocational learning if loans take-up crumbles?

First roll out then roll back? is an interesting piece by RSA’s Chief Executive Matthew Taylor about outsourcing and payment by results (PbR) in the public sector, with what is a fairly chilling conclusion: “Opponents of outsourcing focus on the

Posted in FE Loans, Further Education, Payment by Results, Policy

Economic logic and luck money: flaws in the Apprenticeship Funding Consultation proposals

The Apprenticeship Funding Consultation, launched by the government at the end of July, is full of good intentions. It aims to increase the number and quality of apprenticeships and at the same time get better value for money from public

Posted in Apprenticeships, BIS, Employers, Vocational Education