Quality control plea

4th December 2009 at 00:00

The consumer-friendly food labelling-style system of quality control proposed for further education in the recent Skills White Paper must be developed by learning providers, not government, training firms have said. Writing in the latest newsletter of the Association of Learning Providers, the body's chief executive Graham Hoyle welcomed the proposals but said: "The Government should now hand over responsibility for developing these ideas to the sector. It is not just a case of increasingly trusting providers; it is now a case of providers ensuring they can demonstrate to real customers that they are capable of delivering quality provision based on past and current evidence."

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