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Five things to consider before responding to the traineeship procurement tender

The long-awaited tender for 19-24-year-old traineeship funding is finally here, yet with an extremely tight deadline for providers to think through their offer and submit their application.

Seven key messages from the updated Apprenticeship Funding Rules

On 15 July 2020, the @ESFAGov published their first iteration of the 2020-21 #Apprenticeship Funding Rules.

Almost a year on from the reformed functional skills qualification – how can you reflect on and improve your delivery

Since September 2019, all new apprentices that need to study functional skills have been enrolled onto new, reformed, functional skills qualifications. A change of this kind is never easy to implement, especially with lockdown thrown into the mix, and delivery methods and learner engagement having to change rapidly.

Conducting end-point assessment remotely – what’s changed?

@SDN_HQ caught up with @cheftomburton -Tom Burton, Director of Apprenticeships, @NOCNGroup to find out what the main differences are for apprentices undergoing remote assessment compared to standard EPA.

The risk and reward of growing your degree-apprenticeship offer this autumn

@SDN_HQ - Universities across the UK are expected to have a significant drop in income from international students in 2020-21 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. To mitigate this loss of income, many HEIs are looking at how an improved degree-apprenticeship offer this autumn could soften the financial blow and support businesses retrain their workforce for a ‘new normal’.

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