Department for Education

Gillian Keegan is the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills at the Department for Education.

The minister’s responsibilities include:

  • strategy for post-16 education (jointly with Minister of State for Universities)
  • technical education and skills including T Levels and qualifications review
  • apprenticeships including traineeships
  • further education workforce
  • further education provider market including quality and improvement and further education efficiency
  • adult education, including the National Retraining Scheme and basic skills
  • Institutes of Technology and National Colleges
  • reducing the number of young people who are not in education, employment or training
  • careers education, information and guidance including the Careers and Enterprise Company



Keegan: FE White Paper to offer 'vision' for sector -Tes

Exclusive: Planned reforms of the further education sector expected 'later this year', Gillian Keegan tells Tes

A White Paper outlining significant policy changes for the further education sector is set to be revealed later this year, Tes can reveal.

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