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Matt Butson

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Matt Butson – Senior Funding & Reporting Advisor Matt supports Tribal customers to manage their data, ensure its integrity and create bespoke reports to enable organisations in the education sector to gain accurate and appropriate business insights from their data outputs. Matt has extensive experience working in FE, particularly with local authorities helping them to meet the challenges of delivering a broad range of provision to the community at large, many of whom may not have been in a learning environment for a long time.
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Recent Posts

The Apprenticeship Levy: reflections on funding, two years on

Posted by Matt Butson on April 29, 2019

In May 2019, the apprenticeship reforms will be entering their third year. Long enough for the policy to have bedded in sufficiently to provide meaningful data on how providers and employers are using the levy. Now seems a good time to reflect on the reforms.  Before we do, it’s worth reminding ourselves of the breadth of these changes:

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, Blog

Student Information Systems: Setting up your course codes

Posted by Matt Butson on May 9, 2018

When you’re setting up course codes in your student information system, should you include information about the specific course, or simply use a unique identifier with no wider significance? Here, Matt Butson, Tribal’s Reporting and Funding Advisor, explains why he thinks meaningless course codes are best.

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Topics: Further Education