UK Employers Prepare for Apprenticeship Levy

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Media Outlet: Financial Times

Mary Alice McCarthy was quoted in the Financial Times about the United Kingdom's apprenticeship model:

One of those was from the Center on Education and Skills, part of US-based think-tank New America. The UK’s progress caught the attention of that organisation’s director, Mary Alice McCarthy, back in June 2015, when the government announced the UK had created 2.2m apprenticeships since 2010. It also adopted a target to create 3m more by 2020.
“We noticed that figure of 2m, and we wanted to know: how do you do that?” Ms McCarthy says.

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Mary Alice McCarthy is the director of the Center on Education and Skills with the Education Policy program at New America. Her work examines the intersection between higher education, workforce development, and job training policies