Education Committee

The quality of apprenticeships and skills training inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published on Monday 8 October 2018. Government Response published on Thursday 20 December 2018.

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The Committee considered the following issues:

  • The quality of current provision, how this varies by sector, level and region, and the impact of this on learner outcomes;
  • The effectiveness of the quality monitoring system, in particular the role and capacity of Ofsted;
  • The role of the Education and Skills Funding Agency in ensuring value for money, and the impact of different funding models;
  • Quality and oversight of training provided by subcontractors; and
  • Quality of training received by the socially disadvantaged, and barriers to them undertaking this training.


Terms of reference: quality of apprenticeships and skills training

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