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March 1, 2018  8:59 PM

The Prime Minister’s Skills Funding Review goes well beyond “mere” funding

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
apprenticeships, Skills, Training

Ten days ago the Prime Minister took time out from Brexit to deliver a blockbuster of a speech on the need to reform the funding of Higher Education . The reactions from the

August 28, 2017  11:26 AM

Skills for the world of the future: AI, Big Data, Robotics etc.

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Artificial intelligence, Robotics, Training

Over the past few weeks we have had much hype of the effect of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Robotics on the world of work and the subjects we should be teaching our chidren. Almost exactly 35 years ago, Donald Michie, the "father"...


September 29, 2015  4:45 PM

Training for jobs or jobs for trainers: the proposal for an apprenticeship levy

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apprenticeship, BIS, consultation, Training

The deadline for submissions to the consultation on the implementation of the apprenticeship levy programme announced in the budget is on Friday. The


October 13, 2010  3:18 PM

Towards a sustainable Skills (including Immigration and HE funding) policy

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Education, immigration, middle-class, Training

The Browne report recommends a radical simplification of the HE funding system, so that fees reflect costs. This is the day before the deadline for submissions to the BIS...


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