Skills Minister IFATE Speech Pulls No Punches

The skills minister has told the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education to help boost apprenticeship starts among young people, including by reviewing level 2 and 3 programmes to ensure they “meet the needs of career starters”. Alex Burghart also instructed IFATE to address “issues” within its remit that are leading to the high drop-out rate, as well as to help improve achievement rates. Click here for more.