Articles from The Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (previously IfA)

Jennifer Coupland starts as new IFaTE Chief Executive Officer

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) is delighted that Jennifer Coupland has today (25 November) started as our new Chief Executive Officer.

Revisions and Adjustments

The Institute reviews apprenticeship standards at regular intervals to determine if they should be revised or withdrawn. Our current method of reviews looks at apprenticeship standards (both individually and in relation to other apprenticeship standards in the same route) as part of a route review.

Jennifer Coupland announced as new CEO for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Today (15 July) the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) has announced that Jennifer Coupland will be joining as Chief Executive Officer from November this year.

Top 4 #Apprenticeship Funding Myths Busted

Iconic fashion house @Burberry to chair Digital Route Panel

Iconic luxury British fashion house Burberry is supporting the Institute for Apprenticeships’ Digital Route Panel as their Chief Information Officer takes on the role of Chair.

November Digital Route Review update

Our Digital Trailblazer Groups (TBG) have been hard at work moving their respective standards through the initial drafting phase as part of our Digital Route Review,and are continuing to seek employer members from relevant sectors. Please don’t be shy. If you are thinking of using, or are currently using, one of the digital standards under revision then your voice matters. If there is something you love, or loathe, about the current standards then do get in touch with the relevant TBG Chairs or me as the Relationship Manager and we will be glad to include you in the work we are doing.

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How real-world projects offer digital apprentices the best chance of success

Tom Mynott was shocked to discover he was one of just 10 apprentices on the regional shortlist for Rising Star of the Year at the 2018 National Apprenticeship Awards. He was even more surprised when he was then awarded the regional ‘Rising Star of the Year’ Award.

How an apprenticeship can give you the edge over university-bound peers

Apprenticeship or university? Francesca Beckett, 21 explains how the apprenticeship route gave her an edge over her university-bound peers: Had you always been planning to take up apprenticeship when you left school? No - I didn't know much about apprenticeships. My sixth form college was very ‘university oriented’.

Sir Gerry: Encouraging progress for the Institute in the first 2.5 years

In the 30 months or so that the Institute has been in existence, we have made significant progress in delivering the Government’s technical education reforms.


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