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Rip off training organisations under fire - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Rip off training organisations under fire - The Sunshine Coast Daily | International Education | Scoop.it
“REGISTERED training organisations rorting thousands off unassuming people and siphoning millions from government coffers are on notice.”
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Labor lax on VFH: Birmingham - The Australian

Labor lax on VFH: Birmingham - The Australian | International Education | Scoop.it
“THE federal government has blamed the opposition for rorts that precipitated an audit office investigation of a key vocational student loan scheme.”
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POLITICS: Do not judge youths by a lack of qualifications - make them apprentices - Lincolnshire Echo

POLITICS: Do not judge youths by a lack of qualifications - make them apprentices - Lincolnshire Echo | International Education | Scoop.it
“We frequently hear of the shortages of skilled labour to carry out essential work in our communities: construction workers, engineers and nurses are just some examples. Why, as a nation, have we...”
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Graduating Without Debt Thanks to Apprenticeships Grants ...

“Nina Widmer is someone who knows the value of an apprenticeship. Her father's love of working with stone inspired Nina to give brick masonry a try, and the 26-year-old Manitoba resident hasn't looked back.”
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We Chose Apprenticeships Over Going To University - And Have Never Looked ... - Huffington Post UK

We Chose Apprenticeships Over Going To University - And Have Never Looked ... - Huffington Post UK | International Education | Scoop.it
“With the average student graduating with around £44,000 of debt and the graduate earning prospects at some universities being uncomfortably low, there's been a surge in school-leavers embarking on apprenticeships rather than packing their bags ...”
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Students can drop language for new vocational subjects - Times of India

Students can drop language for new vocational subjects - Times of India | International Education | Scoop.it
Students can drop language for new vocational subjects
Times of India
Students will be awarded a certificate with Class X mark sheets. Opting for vocational subjects will also give students an edge in admission to higher classes.
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Apprenticeships 'increasingly attractive to middle-classes' - Telegraph.co.uk

Apprenticeships 'increasingly attractive to middle-classes' - Telegraph.co.uk | International Education | Scoop.it
“Telegraph.co.uk Apprenticeships 'increasingly attractive to middle-classes' Telegraph.co.uk In his first interview since being appointed as Skills Minister in the recent reshuffle, Mr Boles said that politicians had “bleated on” for years about...”
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Trade Support Loans for apprentices - Sydney Morning Herald

Trade Support Loans for apprentices - Sydney Morning Herald | International Education | Scoop.it
“Trade Support Loans for apprentices Sydney Morning Herald Apprentices can choose to borrow the full amounts or just some of it, depending on their needs. Apprentices can also opt out of receiving payments at any time.”
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A-level results: Nearly half of students consider apprenticeships instead of university, survey reveals

“The Evening Standard is reporting that more than one third of London students awaiting GCSE and A-level results have considered an apprenticeship instead of uni(...) (New post: A-level results: Nearly half of students consider apprenticeships instead...”
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Visa rules mean UK is 'unwelcoming' for foreign students - Telegraph.co.uk

Visa rules mean UK is 'unwelcoming' for foreign students - Telegraph.co.uk | International Education | Scoop.it
“Telegraph.co.uk Visa rules mean UK is 'unwelcoming' for foreign students Telegraph.co.uk In April, a study from the Higher Education Funding Council for England suggested that the number of international students recruited by English universities...”
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Cost of Student Visa Clampdown Weighs Heavily on Colleges - The Epoch Times

Cost of Student Visa Clampdown Weighs Heavily on Colleges - The Epoch Times | International Education | Scoop.it
“Cost of Student Visa Clampdown Weighs Heavily on Colleges The Epoch Times Another two universities are no longer able to sponsor new international students, pending further investigation.”
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International students in Scotland subjected to 'Communist-style monitoring' in UK clampdown on immigration | Herald Scotland

International students in Scotland subjected to 'Communist-style monitoring' in UK clampdown on immigration | Herald Scotland | International Education | Scoop.it
“What a story. Under UK immigration laws, foreign students in Scot monitored "as if in police state" #indy #outtahere http://t.co/Snhm7irNwH”;
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New apprenticeships on the way as part of overhaul - Irish Examiner

New apprenticeships on the way as part of overhaul - Irish Examiner | International Education | Scoop.it
“New apprenticeships on the way as part of overhaul Irish Examiner Chefs, childcare workers, and staff for the retail and ICT sectors could be trained through new apprenticeships as part of plans to widen their availability and appeal.”
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UK government imposes new regulation for private colleges

UK government imposes new regulation for private colleges | International Education | Scoop.it
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Canada Apprentice Loan program open for business - HPACMAG.Com (press release)

Canada Apprentice Loan program open for business - HPACMAG.Com (press release) | International Education | Scoop.it
“Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced yesterday that the Canada Apprentice Loan initiative is now accepting applications.”
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Women at work: Plumbers a rare breed, one told 'not what girls do' - Chicago

Women at work: Plumbers a rare breed, one told 'not what girls do' - Chicago | International Education | Scoop.it
Hispanic female, former makeup artist with a gag reflex issue — that’s not what comes to mind when one thinks of a plumber.
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Debating the relevance of vocational education - Deccan Herald

Debating the relevance of vocational education - Deccan Herald | International Education | Scoop.it
“In a new light Vocational education is often looked upon as the poor cousin of academic education. But reality says otherwise.”
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The Indian vocational education and training (VET) system: status, challenges, and options | VOCEDplus: the international tertiary education research database

The Indian vocational education and training (VET) system: status, challenges, and options | VOCEDplus: the international tertiary education research database | International Education | Scoop.it
The Indian vocational education and training (VET) system: status, challenges, and options: India is at the cu... http://t.co/QaU9CkFQyn
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Many graduates ‘would have preferred apprenticeships’

Many graduates ‘would have preferred apprenticeships’ | International Education | Scoop.it
“ More than three quarters of recent university graduates were not told about apprenticeships or vocational training routes before leaving secondary education, a survey has revealed.”
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Pre-apprenticeships can help with youth unemployment - ABC Online (blog)

“Pre-apprenticeships can help with youth unemployment ABC Online (blog) We've recently heard about youth unemployment in centres like Rockhampton being over 13%, but a new report by the Group Training Association of NSW shows that pre-apprenticeship...”
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Nearly half of students consider apprenticeships instead of university, survey ... - Evening Standard

Nearly half of students consider apprenticeships instead of university, survey ... - Evening Standard | International Education | Scoop.it
“Evening Standard Nearly half of students consider apprenticeships instead of university, survey ...”
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Apprentice growth dominated by older workers, new study finds - Manchester Evening News

Apprentice growth dominated by older workers, new study finds - Manchester Evening News | International Education | Scoop.it
“Manchester Evening News Apprentice growth dominated by older workers, new study finds Manchester Evening News Almost half of apprenticeships in Greater Manchester have been taken by adults in their thirties, forties and fifties - many of whom are...”
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Spain seeks to attract more foreign students - Inside Higher Ed

Spain seeks to attract more foreign students - Inside Higher Ed | International Education | Scoop.it
“Spain seeks to attract more foreign students Inside Higher Ed Higher fee income from overseas students could provide a massive boost to Spain's under-pressure economy, whose travails have resulted in significant cuts to higher education funding in...”
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Over 240 private technical institutes closed down in 3 years - Zee News

Over 240 private technical institutes closed down in 3 years - Zee News | International Education | Scoop.it
“Over 240 private technical institutes closed down in 3 years Zee News Less demand for such institutes in rural areas due to migration of students to urban centres, less demand for certain engineering programmes and problems in filling up seats and...”
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IMI: Apprenticeship standards must be inclusive for all - Training Journal

IMI: Apprenticeship standards must be inclusive for all - Training Journal | International Education | Scoop.it
“IMI: Apprenticeship standards must be inclusive for all Training Journal Steve Nash, chief executive of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is hoping to be able to put the case to the new Minister for Skills, Nick Boles, that the new...”
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