Summary of Select Committee Discussion on Apprenticeships and Skills Training Available - EU Skills

Summary of Select Committee Discussion on Apprenticeships and Skills Training Available

The sixth session of the Education Select Committee’s inquiry that is examining whether employers, learners and tax payers are getting value for the time and money invested in training, took place recently.

Summary of Select Committee Discussion on Apprenticeships and Skills Training Available

In this session, members of the Committee were asked what is being done to remove barriers to apprenticeships to promote social justice as well as questions about the apprenticeship levy, sub-contracting and ensuring quality of apprenticeships. It also explored whether more attention should be given to identifying substandard provision.

It featured Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills; Rory Kennedy, Director of Apprenticeships at the Department for Education; Sir Gerry Berragan, the Institute for Apprenticeships’ Chief Executive; Keith Smith, Director of Apprenticeships at the Education and Skills Funding Agency and Paul Joyce, Deputy Director for Further Education & Skills, Ofsted.

Read the summary of the discussion that Energy & Utility Skills has produced.