New teaching facilities planned as more people enter post-16 education

The government has announced that teaching facilities across England will be extended and transformed for 16-19-year-olds as part of a new £83 million investment in post-16 providers. Demand is expected to increase for post-16 places as more young people continue with education or enter skills training. This investment will mean schools

Essay mills to be banned under plans to reform post-16 education

Services offering to provide students with essays for money, known as essay mills, are to be made illegal under plans announced by the government. The government intends to make it a criminal offence to provide, arrange or advertise these cheating services for financial gain to students taking a qualification at any

Funding boost to facilities for T-level students

The government has announced a £50 million investment in colleges, schools and sixth forms delivering T-levels across England from 2022 to improve and expand teaching spaces and facilities. 65 building projects will receive a share of the funding, providing students with industry quality equipment for hands-on experience right from the start

Cash boost for T-levels announced

Employers will be able to claim a £1,000 cash boost for every T-level student they host on a high-quality industry placement, as part of a new incentive scheme. The new technical qualifications - co-created with over 250 employers including Fujitsu and Amazon – are equivalent to three A-levels and uniquely combine classroom study with industry placements. Industry