Policy response: Apprenticeships should be for everyone

Graham Hoyle

Since the launch of Modern Apprenticeships in 1994 there has been  a welcome (and very necessary) cross-party support for the renaissance and expansion of apprenticeships.  But this progress is now in danger of  going into reverse. Antiquated eighteenth-century thinking frames new policy that is being rolled out under the guise of ‘quality’.  Worse still, the…