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star this property date less than 2016-06-30more like thismore than 2016-06-30
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Work Experience more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps her Department is taking to encourage employers to provide work experience opportunities to people in full-time education. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
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Tom Blenkinsop more like this
star this property uin 41558 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
star this property answer text <p>We want young people to have opportunities to engage with employers and the world of work throughout their education. This should be an age appropriate approach which begins with work discovery activities in primary school.</p><p>We recognise that older children will benefit from an increasing range of employer interventions including inspiring talks, mentoring and work experience. That is why the employer-led Careers &amp; Enterprise Company is increasing the level of employer input into schools and colleges. For example, by rolling out its Enterprise Adviser Network, which works closely with Local Enterprise Partnerships to connect employees from firms of all sizes to schools through a network of volunteer enterprise advisers drawn from business.</p><p>We want more young people to have the opportunity to take part in high quality work experience that helps to prepare them for the workplace and develop the employability skills that employers require. Work experience and work placements should be an integral part of most students’ 16-19 study programmes.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2016-07-05T13:44:06.703Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-05T13:44:06.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Blenkinsop more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-06-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Vocational Education: Tees Valley more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to Lord Heseltine's report, Tees Valley: Opportunity unlimited, published on 7 June 2016, what assessment her Department has made of the feasibility of a University Technical College or Institute of Technology in the Tees Valley area. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
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Tom Blenkinsop more like this
star this property uin 40065 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
star this property answer text <p>Lord Heseltine’s report recommends that, following the Tees Valley Post-16 Area Review, universities and local employers should consider whether technical based education provision in the form of either a University Technical College (UTC) or Institute of Technology (IoT) may help to address skill gaps and contribute to meeting the future needs of business.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to establishing a UTC or technical academy within reach of every city. As with other new academies, proposals to establish new UTCs and technical academies are submitted to the Department twice a year. The Department for Education would consider any proposals from the Tees Valley area as it would from elsewhere. The strongest applications that demonstrate a clear need and demand for their chosen specialisms in their local area are approved to develop their plans further.</p><p> </p><p>The Baker Dearing Educational Trust is funded by the Department to support applicant groups and can be contacted to discuss future UTC proposals. The process for establishing IoTs has not started yet, so no assessment has been made regarding the feasibility of an Institute in the Tees Valley area.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2016-06-15T09:02:02.05Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-15T09:02:02.05Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Blenkinsop more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-06-10more like thismore than 2016-06-10
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Skilled Workers: North East more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if his Department will make an assessment of the effect of the withdrawal of funding from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills on the Government's analysis of skills shortages in the North East. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
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Tom Blenkinsop more like this
star this property uin 40241 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-15more like thismore than 2016-06-15
star this property answer text <p>In the context of needing to make savings in non-participation budgets to allow the core adult skills participation budgets to be protected in cash terms, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has consulted the Devolved Administrations and other users of labour market information on future research priorities.</p><p> </p><p>Following these discussions, we have identified the significance of the Employer Skills Survey, the Employer Perspectives Survey and the LMI (Labour Market Information) for All Portal and decided that these products will be maintained. We are currently working with the Commission to transfer the management of these to BIS, and we will work users on how information from these surveys will be disseminated in the future including the provision of regional and local information.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2016-06-15T08:57:55.267Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-15T08:57:55.267Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Blenkinsop more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-06-09more like thismore than 2016-06-09
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Apprentices: Tees Valley more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of apprentices in the Tees Valley area (a) went on to work full-time with the employer with which they trained and (b) were subsequently unemployed in the last year for which figures are available. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
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Tom Blenkinsop more like this
star this property uin 40117 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-14more like thismore than 2016-06-14
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>Statistical data broken down by region on (a) apprentices working full-time for the employer with which they trained or (b) were subsequently unemployed, is not available.</p><p> </p><p>Latest Apprenticeship Evaluation Learner Survey 2016 data show that 9 out of 10 of all recent apprenticeship completers were in employment 12-20 months after completion. And 72% of those in employment were with the same employer with whom they completed their apprenticeship.</p><p> </p><p>Information on Apprenticeship starts by region and local authority is published as a supplementary table (first link) to a Statistical First Release (second link).</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509995/apprenticeships-starts-by-geography-learner-demographics-and-sector-subject-area.XLS" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/509995/apprenticeships-starts-by-geography-learner-demographics-and-sector-subject-area.XLS</a></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/learner-participation-outcomes-and-level-of-highest-qualification-held" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/learner-participation-outcomes-and-level-of-highest-qualification-held</a></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2016-06-14T16:08:05.693Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-14T16:08:05.693Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Blenkinsop more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-06-13more like thismore than 2016-06-13
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Apprentices: Tees Valley more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the report by Lord Heseltine, entitled Tees Valley: opportunity unlimited, published in June 2016, recommendation 6.6.7, whether he plans to devolve responsibility for the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers to the Tees Valley Combined Authority. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
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Tom Blenkinsop more like this
star this property uin 40293 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) is available until the end of the 2016/17 academic year to incentivise smaller employers to offer apprenticeships. The AGE grant will be devolved to The Tees Valley Combined Authority from this August. They will be free to vary the criteria associated with the grant (e.g. size and sector of business) to meet local needs.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2016-06-27T16:10:47.827Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-27T16:10:47.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Blenkinsop more like this