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Technical education

What you need to know about grades in 2021

GCSE, AS and A level exams will not be going ahead as planned this summer.  Instead, students will receive grades determined by teachers, and will only be assessed on what they have been taught, not what they may have missed. Here is what this …

Education Secretary outlines new measures to help more people get the skills they need to get ahead

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Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary

Today the Education Secretary outlines new measures to help more people get the skills they need to get ahead which supports the adult skills package as announced by the Prime Minister.

Ensuring access to high quality technical education

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guy doing woodwork

We’re committed to ensuring people have access to high-quality technical education across the country, and University Technical Colleges are helping to deliver on that, with 21% of pupils progressing into apprenticeships after completing their post 16 education, more than double the national average.

Guest blog: Opportunities in engineering through apprenticeships

In light of today's GCSE results and the exciting array of next steps available to young people, Jessica’s blog looks at her inspiring career journey to date, how apprenticeships can be a great tool to increasing social mobility, and the importance of more women taking up engineering.