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Ofsted: Five things degree apprenticeship providers need to know

Posted by Carla Martinho on November 19, 2020

Ofsted and Degree Apprenticeships

From 1 April 2021, all apprenticeships, including those at levels 6 & 7, are in scope for Ofsted inspection. Here are the top five things degree apprenticeship providers who are new to Ofsted inspection need to know: 

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Topics: Higher Education, Skills & Training, Apprenticeship, Degree Apprenticeships

Degree Apprenticeships: 7 important things you need to know

Posted by Emilia Skora on February 28, 2019

Degree Apprenticeships: 7 important things you need to know

 

With apprenticeship programmes firmly established in government policy, they are just too important for higher education to ignore! Higher and degree apprenticeships are an attractive, debt-free way to become a student, and once graduated, a highly employable individual. They can generate an income stream for universities, and establish and reinforce existing links with employers, providing them with fully competent professionals. What’s not to like?

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Topics: Higher Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Blog, Apprenticeship, Degree Apprenticeships

Working with training providers – an employer perspective

Posted by Daniel Barrass on July 9, 2018

Apprenticeships are a core part of BT’s Talent Strategy; ensuring they maintain and develop a highly skilled workforce. Recent reforms have allowed BT to link their apprenticeship strategy strongly to their culture and development principles.  BT have used apprenticeships to fund initiatives that address attraction, retention and performance challenges through developing internal career pathways with accredited learning solutions. 

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Topics: Higher Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Degree Apprenticeships

Changes to apprenticeships: 20% off-the-job training

Posted by Carla Martinho on April 23, 2018

Changes to apprenticeships: 20% off-the-job training

 

At the AELP Conference on 25-26 June, the issue of the 20% off-the-job requirement was on everyone’s lips. Everybody from training providers to employers were discussing whether it presents a huge barrier to the delivery of the three million apprenticeships target set by the government.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, Apprenticeship, Degree Apprenticeships