During the debate, the previous Skills Minister Rob Halfon questioned Anne Milton the current Skills Minister as to whether there is really a need at age 16 for young people to choose between a wholly academic and a wholly technical route and whether young people might benefit from the opportunity for more blended learning. He also noted the lack of a single voice on skills gaps and skills shortages since the demise of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Watch the debate in full here


Sam Taylor

Head of The Assessors Guild