It was announced by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the 9th June that a new Shadow Chair has been appointed for the Institute for Apprenticeships. Antony Jenkins
immediately stepped into his new role within the IOA which is a new organisation, established to support the government’s aim to deliver 3 million apprenticeships by 2020.
The IOA is an organisation to act as a decision maker in approving new Apprenticeship
Standards and Assessment plans to ensure that they are the highest possible quality. The shadow chairs role within the Institute for Apprenticeships is designing a structure and
providing leadership to the organisation which will officially launch its operations in 2017.
Skills Minister Nick Boles said:
“Antony brings more than 3 decades of experience from the heart of business to the role and will help shape the Institute for Apprenticeships so it meets the needs of employers. We’re putting employers in control when it comes to apprenticeships because it’s employers who know the skills, training and experience their future workforce needs to succeed.”
For more information about this announcement or the Institute for Apprenticeships, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/antony-jenkins-appointed-as-shadow-chair-of-the-institute-for-apprenticeships