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27.11.14

NUE awards shortlist announced

The shortlist for the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2015 has now been announced. Employer awards Top Small to Medium-Sized Undergraduate Employer Borro, Golfbreaks.com, ProspectSoft, SilverDoor and Toshiba Medical Vi...

26.11.14

New ‘Degree Apprenticeships’ announced to boost digital skills

From next September, Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, thanks to a new ‘Degree Apprenticeship’ qualification scheme backed by government and industry. The government will...

25.11.14

UKCES: Employers “must take the lead in developing skills”

Employers must take “urgent action” to help improve skills and enable the UK to create better jobs and compete internationally, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills has warned. Its new report, Growth Through People, calls for...

25.11.14

Labour warns private schools to help state pupils or lose £700m in tax breaks

Britain’s private schools must do more to help pupils from poor backgrounds, or risk losing £700m in tax breaks Tristram Hunt, shadow education secretary has warned. Read more: The Guardian

25.11.14

Failing universities should be punished, says Which

Universities should be subject to tougher regulation, and should be stripped of their degree-awarding powers if they fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? has said. Read more: BBC News