Apprenticeships and traineeships for 16 to 19 year olds

Inquiry status: written submissions requested by 30 September 2014

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The Education Committee launches an inquiry looking at the effectivenes and range of apprenticeships and traineeships available to 16 to 19 year olds.  The inquiry also looks at the impact of recent changes in funding to apprenticeships and traineeships and the factors affecting their uptake.



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  • 05 Nov 2014 - Apprenticeships and traineeships for 16 to 19 year olds - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF408 KB) HC 597 | Published 10 Nov 2014

    Evidence given by Professor Paul Croll, Bulmershe Professor of Education, Institute of Education, University of Reading, Professor Alison Fuller, Pro-Director, Research and Development, and Professor of Vocational Education and Work, Institute of Education, University of London, David Sims, Research Director, National Foundation for Educational Research, and David Massey, Senior Manager, UKCES; Kirstie Donnelly MBE, UK Managing Director, City and Guilds, Rob Wall, Head of Employment and Education Policy, CBI, Eileen Cavalier OBE, CEO, London College of Beauty Therapy, and David Harbourne, Director of Policy and Research, The Edge Foundation.