According to FE Week, KPMG Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) has now been banned from the apprenticeships market as a result of a damning grade four report published today.
A catalogues of issues, including unbiased careers advice and poor support for high needs learners with dyslexia, were found for 933 apprentices who all work in government departments such as the Cabinet Office and Treasury on programmes like the level 4 policy officer and level 4 cyber security technologist standards.
“Too few” of them “complete the programme, and many leave early”, inspectors said.
Ofsted found that trainers are “not sure how well apprentices are doing, when they are going to achieve their apprenticeship, and what they need to do to achieve it”.
Read full article here Ofsted brand 1,000 civil service apprenticeship programme with KPMG as ‘inadequate’
Please tell us your thoughts in comments or via Twitter ~ Emma
Are you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or just someone who cares about education and has something to get off your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post? Follow this link for more details at the bottom of the page.Don’t forget you can sign up to receive our daily email bulletin (around 7am) with all the latest schools news stories. Your details will never be given to anyone else and you can unsubscribe at any stage. Just follow this link.
We now have a Facebook page - please click to like!