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Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/23/2018
This webinar is designed to offer an insight into the expectations of employers with higher level skills needs. You will get a better understanding of the expectations employers have of developing apprenticeship programmes and partnership working as well as the frustrations they hold about working with funded learning. Facilitator: Claire Buckland, Managing Consultant, Green Clementine Book Here: https://booking.etfoundation.co.uk:443/course/details/295 The post Future Apprenticeship Webinar:...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/23/2018
Prison Reform programme – Tender preparation and methods of working   The aim of the workshop is to give providers: A better knowledge of how the tender will work for the upcoming OLASS procurement – with up-to-date insight of the key dates and requirements The experiences of how sub-contracting and partnership working has successfully been managed through previous procurements The other potential procurement activities that relate to the prison reform programme and what they will require to...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 01/16/2018
Overview: Equality, Diversity, British values – A meaningful rather than tick-box approach   Ofsted expect trainers and assessors to actively promote equality, diversity and British values. To take advantage of what is going on in the world and to discuss sensitive and, at times, controversial topics, to prepare learners thoroughly for life in Britain’s complex multicultural society.   But how can you meaningfully integrate and promote equality, diversity and British values in progress reviews...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 12/22/2017
Overview:The AELP Spring Conference takes place just before National Apprenticeship Week 2018 and almost a year after the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy. It’s an ideal time to take stock of how the reforms are progressing and identify new opportunities emerging from the policymaking pipeline. At the same time, implementation of the T Level reforms is starting to gather momentum.   There will be workshops on funding, end point assessment, English and maths, higher and degree...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Fri, 12/22/2017
This webinar will provide an opportunity to consider and discuss some of the key considerations around the 20% off the job training requirement so that you can meet the quality requirement of Ofsted, the audit requirement of ESFA, and ensure that your programmes are meaningful and valued by employers and apprentices. Faciliator: Anna Morrison, Aspire Learning & Development Limited Booking link: https://booking.etfoundation.co.uk/course/details/275?return=browse     The post Future...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 12/12/2017
In this non-technical webinar you will receive practical advice from a presenter who has launched a successful e-commerce business and knows the apprenticeship sector well.   Book here: https://booking.etfoundation.co.uk/course/details/267?return=browse The post Future Apprenticeships Webinar: Digital Marketing and Communication for Apprenticeships appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Tue, 12/12/2017
Those responsible for leading or working in a quality function play a pivotal role in the success of a college.  This conference will provide participants with the opportunity to hear about effective practices across the sector.  The AoC/ETF Quality Practitioners Conference will provide participants with the opportunity to hear about a wide range of topics pertinent to the Quality role. The event provides space to hear effective practices from across the sector and challenge delegate’s thinking...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Mon, 12/11/2017
Building on the work of Kennedy, Tomlinson and Dearing, David Blunkett’s Preface to The Learning Age was the high water mark of lifelong learning policy in England.  20 years after its publication, this conference reviews the initiatives that flowed from it and asks what prospects now for lifelong learning. Key note speakers, David Blunkett (via video)John Field, Lorna Unwin, Andy Westwood; Tom Schuller, Leisha Fullick and Alan Tuckett. Programme 10am Welcome – Jackie Dunne, Deputy Vice...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 12/06/2017
Join us at our Skills and Education Group conference. The conference will take a focused and honest look at the further education and skills sector as it continues to demonstrate innovation and resilience to meet the challenges of the economic and skills landscape. The conference seeks to explore key issues such as apprenticeships, social mobility and the latest reforms to the sector in the shape of technical further education. For more information or to book please click here: https://...
Posted by Sam Fitzgerald
Wed, 12/06/2017
AAC 2018 is the calendar’s one truly not-to-be-missed three-day policy and practice conference dedicated to apprenticeships. On the back of the tremendous success of AAC 2015, 2016 and 2017, the fourth Annual Apprenticeship Conference and Exhibition is set to be the biggest event yet.   For more information or to book please click here: http://feweekaac.com/ The post Annual Apprenticeship Conference 2018 appeared first on The Education and Training Foundation.

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