Academic experts and apprenticeship training providers questioned on apprenticeships

03 June 2016

The Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy hears from academic experts, apprenticeship training providers and the National Union of Students as part of its inquiry into apprenticeships.


Wednesday 8 June 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.00pm

  • Baroness Wolf of Dulwich, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, King’s College London
  • Professor Alison Fuller, Professor of Vocational Education and Work, UCL Institute of Education
  • Dr Lynn Gambin, Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick Institute for Employment Research
  • Professor Ewart Keep, Professor of Education, Training and Skills, Oxford University

At 2.55pm

  • Martin Doel CBE, Chief Executive, Association of Colleges
  • Mark Dawe, Chief Executive, Association of Employment and Learning Providers Shakira Martin, Vice President (Further Education), National Union of Students

Focus of the session

Questions in the session are likely to focus on the following areas:

  • The Government’s apprenticeship strategy and the role of providers and apprentices
  • The design of the Apprenticeship Levy and how it will be implemented
  • The creation, administration and assessment of apprenticeship standards
  • Apprenticeship uptake and how this can be increased

Read the evidence submitted to the Committee and get the latest updates on the apprenticeships inquiry page.

Further information

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