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Keep up-to-date with the latest L&D trends and research

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 higher and degree apprenticeship packages to help improve your organisation’s productivity and performance.

The Open University chosen as a supplier to the public sector for management and digital degree apprenticeships

The Open University (OU) is delighted to announce its successful bid to become one of the chosen suppliers of the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship and Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship for public sector organisations across England.

3rd October 2017
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In Focus: The Work-based Learning Dividend

The Open University has sponsored a new piece of research, to help employers understand how to empower the self-directed learner and build effective learning environments.

31st August 2017

Developing existing staff with apprenticeships

Despite the wealth of advantages that higher and degree apprenticeships have to offer, there may still be many questions and concerns around whether to make the transition or not – whether that comes from the senior leaders, HR and L&D teams or the line managers themselves.

25th August 2017
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Taking on a new degree apprentice

Despite the wealth of advantages that higher and degree apprenticeships have to offer, you may still have some questions and concerns on whether they’re right for your organisation.

22nd August 2017
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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

Download Employers' Guide

Download our practical guide for advice and top tips on how to make the most of higher and degree apprenticeships in your organisation.

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