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Ann Flynn, Angela Gill, Kate Fawcett

Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship opens new route to the profession

The Open University has launched the new Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship which will provide a vital new work-based route into the profession.

4th April 2019
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Catch up on our Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship webinar

'An introduction to the Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship' was a webinar hosted by The Open University. The webinar helps employers find out how degree apprenticeships are an important new way for employers to realise the potential of social care support staff – to help them take on greater responsibility as qualified social workers.

29th March 2019
Phil Kenmore and Angela Gill

Webinar highlights the successes and benefits of Open University apprenticeships

A large number of employers took part in a recent Open University webinar which coincided with National Apprenticeship Week.

21st March 2019
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The Open University launches Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship

The Open University has launched its Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship, supporting more people into higher education and providing a new, flexible route into becoming a social worker.

11th March 2019
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National Apprenticeship Week – a celebration

As National Apprenticeship Week 2019 comes to an end, The Open University looks back on a special few days in which we celebrated how we have “blazed a trail” with our employer partnerships.

8th March 2019
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Employer webinar: Blaze a trail by investing in apprenticeships

Higher and degree apprenticeships are becoming an increasingly important way of employers addressing their skills gaps by attracting new talent and developing the skills of existing employees. In our webinar on Thursday 7th March, you can find out how higher and degree apprenticeships can play a vital role in your learning and development strategy by increasing employee retention, engagement and productivity, to future-proof your organisation’s success.

19th February 2019
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Why non-medical prescribing is important to developing the NHS future plan

Guest blogger Richard Lowe, Postgraduate Professional Development Lead for the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care at The Open University, discusses why non-medical prescribing is essential for evolving the UK’s health sector.

6th December 2018

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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