Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn

As summer comes to an end - if you can call it a summer with the lack of sunshine we have in England, and schools and colleges return after a nice 6-week break, we reflect on some high points during...
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What's next for GCSEs?

The past few years have seen massive changes across all areas of education. Schools and colleges have had to cope with the new 9-1 GCSEs and the new standards have now been implemented for...
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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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Transforming the way you see things

Smart Apprentices has transformed from one product to five, as most of you now know. We want to show you how we can help to transform your business to improve your apprenticeship delivery model. ...
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What makes a great NotaCV profile?

Traditional paper CV’s are so dull and boring, it’s time to move on to something more innovative and engaging. Not a CV is a personal web page that allows users to showcase their core competencies...
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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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My first month as an apprentice

Smart Assessor has a new apprentice - James Gibson tells his story of his first month at SA as an apprentice. I left school in September 2014 and went on to study Art & Design at college whilst...
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Fiona Won! NatWest Everywoman Awards 2016

We are proud to announce our CEO Fiona Hudson-Kelly has won a NatWest Everywoman Award! Nominated in the Iris category – sponsored by Dell, Fiona was awarded the accolade for being the most...
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Euro Skills 2016

 Smart Assessor are delighted to have sponsored the Euro Skills 2016 FE Week supplement, it is an honour to be associated with such a remarkable celebration of UK skills. Take a look at it here As...
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