Apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon has revealed that the government aims to create an additional 200,000 apprenticeships in the public sector by 2020.

Coming as part of the government’s requirement that at least 2.3% of the public sector workforce in England should be apprentices, apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon says it’s time that the public sector ‘reaps the benefits of apprenticeships.’

With the Apprenticeship Levy only months away, TES reports on the details of the government’s recent announcement that it plans to create 200,000 apprenticeships for the public sector and explores the rationale behind this move.

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