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Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (19 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: Apprenticeship starts at higher levels (including degree-level apprenticeships) are growing and have increased by a quarter in the first two quarters of the 2017/18 academic year in comparison to this time in 2016/17. Degree level apprenticeships, specifically, have seen as many starts in the current academic year as the previous three years combined. Over 90% of employer PAYE schemes with...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Degrees (19 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: This is a matter for the Institute for Apprenticeships. I have asked its Chief Exectuive, Sir Gerry Berragan, to write to my right hon. Friend, the Member for Harlow and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Yorkshire and the Humber (19 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State has visited Yorkshire and the Humber once since his appointment. This included a visit to Incy Wincy’s Day Nursery in Bedale and to North East Lincolnshire Council.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (17 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The procurement to deliver apprenticeship training to non-levy paying employers was managed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. All providers on the main route of the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers were eligible to bid. The full awarding methodology was set out in procurement documents in the Evaluation Guidance.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Skilled Workers: Vacancies (16 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The department recently conducted the latest Employer Skills Survey, which provides robust assessments of skills shortages across the UK by region and by sector. The results of this survey will be published later in 2018 and will provide insight into different industries’ skill needs. Findings from the previous Employer Skills Survey in 2015, which was run by the UK Commission for...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Careers and Enterprise Company: Finance (16 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The Careers & Enterprise Company is doing excellent work across the country with schools, colleges and employers to improve the information, advice and guidance that young people receive on education, training and employment options. This includes funding careers activities in those areas in need of most support. The department’s grant funding allocation for The Careers &...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: EU Grants and Loans (16 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The government's manifesto committed to create a new UK Shared Prosperity Fund to reduce inequalities between communities across the UK. The Department for Education is committed to working with other government departments including the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Department for Work and Pensions to achieve this. The design of the UK Shared Prosperity...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Apprentices (16 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: This is a matter for the Institute for Apprenticeships. I have asked its Chief Executive, Sir Gerry Berragan, to write to the hon. Member and a copy of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses when it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Education: English Language: Education (16 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 20 March 2018 to Question 131906 which includes spend in 2016-17 on English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-ques tions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&a mp;max=20&questiontype=AllQuestions&house=commons%2c lords&uin=131906. ESOL funding...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Vocational Guidance (6 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The Careers & Enterprise Company recently published its ‘State of the Nation 2017’ research paper which is available at www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/sites/default/files/uploaded/ careers-enterprise-compass-state-of-the-nation.pdf. The paper, which was published in conjunction with the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, showed that 51% of schools had met two or more Gatsby...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices (5 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The independent Institute for Apprenticeships is responsible for advising the department on the appropriate funding band for individual apprenticeship standards. The Institute takes into account a range of evidence to provide a recommendation. This includes employer evidence of eligible delivery costs, the cost and funding band of equivalent frameworks, affordability, and the expertise of...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Disadvantaged (5 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: On 16 March 2018, the government published data and analysis as part of the Department for Education’s Children in Need Review. This included the finding that Children in Need are more likely than other children to become a young adult who is not in education, employment or training three years after completing key stage 4. The department does not currently hold data on other...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sixth Form Education: Finance (5 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: As in any financial year, the department is required to manage its 2017-18 finances in order to make best use of the resources available across its budgets and responsibilities. This includes using budgets flexibly to manage any underspends and budget pressures. Final 2017-18 expenditure will be available when the accounts are published, which is planned for the summer.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Staff (5 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: As has been previously stated, the department has written to the Association of Colleges to ask them to remind their members of the change in English and mathematics requirements for entry to level 3 early years job roles made in April 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Department for Education: Official Hospitality (5 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: I refer the hon. Member for Edinburgh North and Leith to the answer I gave on 2 February 2018 to Question 124714 https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-ques tions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2018-01-24 /124714/.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Out-of-School Education: Religion (5 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: This is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman. I have asked her to write to my hon. Friend and a copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Vocational Guidance (4 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The Careers & Enterprise Company's Enterprise Adviser Network is now active in all 38 Local Enterprise Partnership areas in England. Since the launch of the Network, over 2,000 Enterprise Advisers have signed up, and nearly 1,500 of those are already working with schools and colleges to support their careers and enterprise provision. An evaluation of the first two years of the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Bury North (3 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: This information is in the public domain. Apprenticeship starts in the 2016/17 academic year for the Bury North constituency broken down by sector subject areas and levels is published in the apprenticeships section of the ‘Further education data library’: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/661046/201617_apprenticeships_geography_tool_b...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Taxation (3 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The apprenticeships programme is demand led, and employers will recruit apprentices and spend their funds on the apprenticeship training that they judge best meets their skills needs. The programme makes sure that funds move to where there is a need; to retain levy funds for specific sectors could restrict the use of funding. Using our apprenticeship budget to fund wider skills training...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Standards (3 Apr 2018)

Anne Milton: The department continues to monitor apprenticeships market performance including levels of starts by sector subject areas such as Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies as well as Construction, Planning and the Built Environment. In the first quarter of this academic year we have seen particular growth in the number of starts at Level 4 and above in Engineering and Manufacturing, in...


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