Apprentice Decent Wage Pledge

About ‘Back the Future’ ‘Back the Future’ is a collective of employers, intermediaries and apprenticeship training providers who believe we should be backing the UK’s future talent pipeline by not paying apprentice minimum wages, but by providing decent and fair pay...

Reform Of Degree Apprenticeships.

The Institute will reform and improve degree apprenticeships following strong support from consultation respondents. Degree apprenticeships already play a hugely important role in our education and skills system. They give people, who may not previously have had the...

IFATE Apprenticeship Flexibilities Update

Detailed guidance explaining how apprenticeship flexibilities will be retained into 2022 and beyond has been published today (Thursday). The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) announced in August that the measures introduced to help...

International Dyslexia Awareness Month

“Dyslexia is just a different way of seeing the world, a different way of processing information, and a different way of coming up with great ideas.” Sir Richard Branson – Founder of Virgin Group   Maggie Aderin-Pocock Astronomer and Space Scientist....

Debunking Apprenticeship Myths

When you think of an apprenticeship, what is the first thought that comes to mind?   Apprenticeships are for people who didn’t do well in school? Apprentices just get tea and coffee all day? Sound familiar? These are just two of the most common misconceptions...