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- T Levels: what’s the win for employers?Last week, the DfE announced that it was setting up a £12 million fund to encourage employers to offer work experience for T levels. Good news, right? Well, partly. If T Levels are ever going to be a mainstream success as a vocational qualification, they are going to need a lot more employer engagement. I mean a lot. When you have a bold and ambitious policy, you don’t get it to fly by giving it half a feather instead of a full set of wings
- Signs and wonders: Better CEIAGWhat is CEIAG and how does know what it is help us improve it?
- The lifelong learning buffet needs nutritional oversightReskilling may help workers feed their families – but a plateful of modules may not add up to a square educational meal
- Why do we undervalue careers advisers?We’ve all heard – or told – tales about how some careers advisor “told me to be a [insert laughably inappropriate career]”, but people who are helped by careers advice tend never to mention it. Why? Can it be true that careers advice is so wide of the mark? Of course not.
- Vocational qualifications: don’t turn off the tap to make TNot a single person has taken a T-level yet and there are still no solutions to finding enough employer support, but DfE thinks we should axe all alternatives.
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