Skills Shortage UK

It will come as no surprise to many that the UK skill shortage is an ever-growing problem that seems to be worsening with Brexit reviews and apprenticeship levy problems. But there is light at the...
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Employer Loyalty Ladder

As a college who deliver apprenticeships, the pressure comes from all angles, whether it is Ofsted, the Department of Education or those who control the finances. It’s this pressure on colleges’...
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8 Reasons to invest in an e-portfolio

8 ways using an e-portfolio can benefit you – whether you’re the learner, assessor, employer or training provider! 1 Reduce Costs E-portfolios eliminate unnecessary spending for Assessors, who can...
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Who runs the world? Girls

There is no denying we live in a technology driven world, it’s everywhere – even this you’ll be reading via a technology platform, whether it’s sat at your desktop computer or reading it on the way...
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What are degree apprenticeships?

Designed for the learner, by the employer and institutes of higher education, degree apprenticeships combine learning with earning, to further the apprentice’s knowledge, skills and behaviours...
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Worried about your Well-Being?

As we finally leave behind winter (although the weather will probably make you think differently), and we begin April, we step into a new month and a new season. But with new months, come new...
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Why bother with a VLE?

A Virtual Learning Environment or VLE for short, is nothing new with many schools, colleges or training providers, using the likes of ForSkills or BKSB to build learner’s knowledge, upload resources...
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Why do an apprenticeship?

If you have recently left school, college or university and are currently enjoying your ‘summer’ – if you can call it that in Britain, you’ve probably spent most of your time searching and applying...
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Leadership Trailblazer Ready Conference 2017

After months of planning, our Leadership Trailblazer Ready Conference 2017 finally took place on Thursday 11th May at the Vox Centre, Birmingham.  With over 200 senior leaders from colleges and...
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