Category Archives: #codesign16

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

Embedding technology

So what are the issues and problems in embedding technology in delivery and assessment of apprenticeships? Technology often provides opportunities to enhance, enrich and expand the processes used to deliver content and assess apprenticeships. Apprenticeships is a growth area undergoing massive reform, with a government target of three million starts by 2020. We can see … Read more