Author Archives: James Clay

Degree apprenticeships: understanding the opportunities

Last week I attended the UUK event on degree apprenticeships: understanding the opportunities. A one-day seminar that will give delegates a full understanding of the policy landscape and a clear idea of how to implement degree apprenticeships in their institution. Delegates will hear case studies from leaders within the sector and have an opportunity to … Read more

What are our new priorities, and what next? #codesign17

For this challenge we decided the most important area to focus on was the area of delivery of apprenticeships so we plan to explore whether Jisc can build a tracking, monitoring and reporting system for apprenticeships that provides a provider dashboard, an employer dashboard and an app for apprentices. This will help with the employability idea … Read more

What would truly digital apprenticeships look like? Vote on our ideas #codesign17

Late last year we kicked off a consultation to identify what big new ideas Jisc should focus on once we have completed our current R&D projects. That consultation focused on 6 possible challenges: What does the imminent arrival of the intelligent campus mean for universities and colleges? What should the next generation of digital learning … Read more

Apprenticeships- An industrial past or a digital future?

This is a guest post from Bob Harrison Apprentices have been a central element of our Education and Training system for hundreds of years. The design principles which underpin the various iterations of “Apprenticeships” however are predicated on a mindset shaped by the industries of the time. Starting with Agriculture and then during the Industrial … Read more

CANCELLED – Digital Apprenticeships Co-Design Challenge Webinar

Apologies, this webinar has been CANCELLED and will be rescheduled the next year. On Thursday 1st December 2016 at 1pm, we are running a webinar on the Digital Apprenticeships co-design challenge. What would truly digital apprenticeships look like? Tell us how you think we can embed technology throughout apprenticeship design, delivery and assessment. Apprenticeships is a … Read more

Radical reform in apprenticeships – guest post from Joe Wilson

This is a guest post from Joe Wilson The most radical reform for 50 years is happening in the vocational training space in England. On 6th of April 2017 the new levy system will come into being and all UK employers with a pay bill of more than £3million PA will be required to pay … Read more