Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Policy background

2 In addition to the following section, further policy background is included in the clause commentary .

3 The Bill forms the legislative underpinning for the reforms set out in the Skills for Jobs White Paper and aims to improve the functioning of the skills and post- 16 education system and support the introduction of a Lifetime Skills Guarantee. The Bill includes measures to address recommendations made in the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding, build on the aims of the Review of Post-16 Qualifications at Level 3 and below, and support implementation of the Government’s reforms to technical education qualifications, such as the introduction of T Levels and higher technical qualifications.


18th May 2021