Articles from Strategic Development Network (SDN)

Start the Year on a Positive Note: 3 Things to Consider for #Apprenticeships in 2019

2018 was a busy year for the FE and skills sector, but in true SDN style, we focus on preparing for what's to come and helping you consinuosly improve your day-to-day practice.

#Apprenticeships as currency as part of England's knowledge capital

End-point assessment is complex and high-stakes – how do we achieve fairness and consistency?

Three huge opportunities for HEIs to conduct apprenticeship end-point assessments

More universities are delivering degree-apprenticeships, yet only 46% of the approved Level 6 and 7 apprenticeship standards have a registered End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) in place.

Five key takeaways from inaugural Apprenticeship Breakthrough Conference

Last week, SDN delivered its first Apprenticeship Breakthrough Conference to a sold-out audience in Birmingham.

The Project - Under the bonnet of end-point assessment

For many, the concept of end-point assessment is still new.

The Portfolio - Under the bonnet of end-point assessment

If you are looking to deliver (or prepare your apprentices) for end-point assessments in future, you will need to get to grips with the assessment methods specified in the new assessment plans.

The Interview - Under the bonnet of end-point assessment

Over the last few weeks, we’ve published a series of articles looking at different assessment methods specified in the new assessment plans, and started to unpick what they look like in practice in the context of high-stakes end-point assessment.

The Multiple Choice Test - Under the bonnet of end-point assessment

If you’ve had chance to look through some of the new apprenticeship assessment plans, you will see some assessment methods that are new, and others that are familiar. However, even if they are familiar, the high-stakes nature of end-point assessment means the way you conduct the assessment, or prepare your apprentices for it, will be different.

The Practical Assessment - Under the bonnet of end-point assessment

For many, the concept of end-point assessment is still new. 

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