‘Why schools are perfect places for apprenticeships’

Taking on apprentices can be a way to create exciting opportunities and intricately develop schools’ involvement in teacher training, writes one leading headteacher There’s a lot of talk about apprenticeships at the moment, including the dreaded apprenticeship...

‘How schools can teach pupils about apprenticeships’

  Mia Angell’s 18-year-old son is expected to do well in his A-levels and has had offers from three Russell Group universities to study computer science. However, he’s also applied for a degree apprenticeship with a government organisation, after his school...

‘Do apprenticeships have a bad image?’

Colleges working closely with employers could help with the so-called ‘image problem’ of apprenticeships, writes one college executive. According to reports in the media, apprenticeships are great. They’re becoming more and more popular and have huge...

‘Institute for Apprenticeships – A Time to be Bold’

Responsibilities for integrity, quality and funding give the new Institute for Apprenticeships a potentially vital and lasting role in the national skills infrastructure but only if its role is fully formed and it has the space to both support and constructively...