The levy funds apprenticeships for businesses of all sizes, helping people of all ages and backgrounds make the most of their talents.
The government has transformed apprenticeships, working closely with employers of all sizes so apprentices can learn the skills they need to go on to have successful careers and businesses can build the workforce they need for the future.
Removing funding for qualifications that have no or low numbers of enrolments will help make sure students have a clearer choice of the qualifications on offer, and ensure they get the skills they need to progress.
T Levels are launching in September this year, offering high-quality technical alternatives to A levels. It is more important than ever that headteachers give their pupils the chance to talk with providers so they are able to work out whether a technical education might be right for them.
Today, Wednesday 5 February, we announced a package of support for the further education workforce to help strengthen recruitment and retention within the sector.
The Government is clear that universities should always act in the best interests of students and the Office for Students has extensive powers to tackle instances of poor practice.
The Opportunity Areas programme is already having a positive impact in a wide range of areas - from early years education to employment. This follows an initial £72 million boost for support across literacy, maths, attendance, teacher training and recruitment, post-16 options and careers advice since its launch in 2017.
This government has announced the biggest funding boost for schools in a decade which will give every school more money for every child. This means that every school in the country can see per pupil funding rise in line with inflation next year.
The visit also provided the Education Secretary the opportunity to meet with representatives from Scottish universities and discuss their shared ambition for the UK to retain their place as world-leading educators.
To coincide with World First Aid Day on Saturday 14 September, today there has been coverage of our new health education curriculum, which will be compulsory in all schools from September 2020.