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Effectively Engaging Young People Using Online Technology - Top 5 Tips

Delivering great training online is more about engagement than IT skills  Delivering FE and skills provision to learners remotely is not easy.

Avoid these 3 common funding errors and safeguard your apprenticeship funding during lockdown

Earlier this month the @ESFAgov announced it was to pause the start of any new routine funding audits for all post-16 providers for the short-term, as result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Curriculum planning for apprenticeship standards – a free checklist

@SDN_HQ launch a free Curriculum planning for apprenticeship standards checklist We get it. Moving from a two-page apprenticeship standard and individual employer requirements, to a fully-functioning curriculum with schemes of works and individual training plans, isn’t easy.

Attracting industry experts to become End-Point Assessors

Becoming a successful End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) is no simple task.

What’s it really like being an end-point assessor?

Emily Hughes, a freelance assessor and apprenticeship lead at Bishop Grosseteste University, gives her view on end-point assessing to SDN to help other apprenticeship practitioners decide if it's a career move for them:


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