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Apprenticeships blog

From funding and training to advice and best practice, our Apprenticeships Blog houses a whole host of information on the subject – including the Government’s upcoming apprenticeship levy.

We’ll frequently be updating the articles, expert opinions, and facts and figures here on our Apprenticeships Blog, so do check in regularly to learn more on how best to make the scheme work for you.

And we don’t just deliver knowledge.

We also offer renowned degree and higher apprenticeship packages to help improve your organisation’s productivity and performance.

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Trends in Learning Report 2017

Our new Trends in Learning 2017 report is taken from The Open University’s innovating pedagogy research from our Institute of Educational Technology.

7th July 2017
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Join our apprenticeships webinar series

Are you interested in apprenticeship programmes but need to know more? Do you want to find out how to make them work in your organisation?

12th June 2017
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Develop existing staff via degree apprenticeship programmes

Degree apprenticeships have opened up a new route for training existing staff for career progression, as well as new roles…

17th May 2017
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Four ways you can make the most of degree apprenticeships

The apprenticeship levy launches this week, which means you can start accessing apprenticeship funding from 1 May 2017 for staff based in England. How can you make sure...

3rd April 2017
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Six things you need to know about apprenticeship funding

Utilised correctly, apprenticeship funding from the levy can help UK organisations operating in England deliver the advanced technical, managerial and professional skills...

27th March 2017
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Six basic things you need to know about the apprenticeship levy

Research carried out by skills agencies, surveying 500 public sector employers, found that more than half did not think, or were unsure, if the apprenticeship levy...

20th March 2017
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Pilot degree apprenticeship programmes in your organisation

Many employers recognise the advantages of degree apprenticeships and the value they create in developing highly-skilled workforces. However, what is holding...

10th March 2017
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National Apprenticeship Week 2017

Organised by the National Apprenticeship Service, the theme of this 10th annual National Apprenticeship Week is: Ladder of Opportunity, which focuses on the progression routes of apprenticeships to higher and degree level.

2nd March 2017
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Align degree apprenticeships with future workforce skills needs

The benefits of degree apprenticeships and how they can be used to transform workforce skills is widely understood, but how can you make them work for.

20th February 2017
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David Willett presents the apprenticeships opportunity to HR professionals at the CIPD Annual Conference

The Open University's David Willett, Head of Propositions, and Sandy Fraser, Senior Lecturer, present 'Maximising apprenticeships for improved performance at results'.

13th February 2017

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