Technical and Further Education Bill: Lords amendments and ping pong

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Author: Hubble, Sue; Foster, David


The Technical and Further Education Bill 2016-17 implements the legislative proposals set out in the UK government's Post-16 Skills Plan [indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 125.183]. The Bill will: (1) rename the Institute for Apprenticeships and extend its remit to cover college-based technical education in addition to apprenticeships; (2) create an insolvency framework for the further education (FE) sector and establish a new special administration regime for FE corporations, sixth form corporations, and companies which run designated institutions in England and Wales; and (3) ensure that...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Governance; Finance; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Education and training reform; Law; Regulation; Financial aspects; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: House of Commons Library, 2017

Physical description: 13 p.

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Also called: Technical and Further Education Bill 2016-17: Lords amendments

Series: House of Commons Library briefing paper; no. 7941, 12 June 2017

Related items: TD/TNC 125.183

Resource type: Paper

Rights: Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 128.1002

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