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Apprenticeships and Skills Minister questioned

15 May 2018

The Education Committee hears from Anne Milton MP, the Institute for Apprenticeships, Ofsted and the Education and Skills Agency, on the quality of apprenticeships and skills training.

Witnesses

Tuesday 15 May, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 9.45am

  • Sir Gerry Berragan, Chief Executive, Institute for Apprenticeships
  • Paul Joyce, Deputy Director for Further Education & Skills, Ofsted
  • Keith Smith, Director of Apprenticeships, Education and Skills Funding Agency

At 10.35am

  • Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Rory Kennedy, Director of Apprenticeships, Department for Education

Purpose of the session

Members of the Committee are likely to ask about what is being done to remove barriers to apprenticeships to promote social justice as well as questions about the apprenticeship levy and sub-contracting.

Questions to the Institute for Apprenticeships, Ofsted and the Education and Skills Agency, are likely to focus on how they are ensuring the quality of apprenticeships.

The inquiry

The session is the sixth in the inquiry which is examining whether employers, learners and tax payers are getting value for the time and money invested in training and whether more needs to be done to detect poor quality provision.

Further information

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