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Ofqual response to Institute for Apprenticeships draft operational plan

This is an official response to how the Institute proposes to carry out its functions with respect to the apprenticeship system.

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Ofqual's response to Institute for Apprenticeships’ Operational Plan

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The Institute for Apprenticeships has sought feedback on how it plans to deliver its objectives. We consider it essential that the operational plan draws effectively on the strengths of the partner organisations and minimises duplication. We know from our engagement across the sector that there is confusion and concern about the responsibilities and accountabilities within the apprenticeship system. We believe that the Institute, Ofqual and the other key partners in the system should work together to develop an appropriate external quality assurance landscape and provide this clarity as soon as possible.

Published 28 February 2017