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Apprenticeships: it's quality, not numbers that matter - The Guardian

Apprenticeships: it's quality, not numbers that matter - The Guardian | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Limited funding and an arbitrary target to recruit 3,000,000 apprentices could undermine attempts to raise the reputation of professional education
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Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship

EDF Energy's engineering maintenance apprenticeship is a four-year programme which will give you the skills required to maintain nuclear power stations and ensure the safe operation of our plants.
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Ed Miliband pledges more IT apprenticeships to replace overseas workers - ComputerWeekly.com

Ed Miliband pledges more IT apprenticeships to replace overseas workers - ComputerWeekly.com | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband pledges more IT apprenticeships to replace overseas workers ComputerWeekly.com Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has pledged for more “high-quality” UK apprenticeships – instead of using large volumes of overseas workers – and the...
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Tim Hames: Britain needs more apprenticeships that act as a real education - Telegraph.co.uk

Tim Hames: Britain needs more apprenticeships that act as a real education - Telegraph.co.uk | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Tim Hames: Britain needs more apprenticeships that act as a real education Telegraph.co.uk Which leaves us with the irony of a nation where millions of people will watch and talk about a television programme called The Apprentice...
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Apprenticeships: a German solution for Britain's youth unemployment | Andrew Adonis

Reforming the apprenticeship system from top to bottom can give young people the skills employers want– as the German economy shows
Virtually the whole of Europe faces a crisis of escalating youth unemployment, and Britain is no exception.
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Youth unemployment: why the UK could take a leaf out of Germany's book - The Times (subscription)

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Youth unemployment: why the UK could take a leaf out of Germany's book
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We also need to re-evaluate our approach to higher education and apprenticeships.
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Could social media bridge the divide between business and education?

Could social media bridge the divide between business and education? | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Education isn't equipping students for the world of work, says James Jefferson – could a new virtual apprenticeship, co-created by universities and business, be the answer?
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Twitter / macresourcing: @recirp launch #apprenticeships ...

Twitter / macresourcing: @recirp launch #apprenticeships ... | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
@recirp launch #apprenticeships in #recruitment #yourhired http://t.co/eYyILI4NSt
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Jon Thorn, Employer Services Director, National Apprenticeship Service, addresses the London Apprenticeship Summit - via @LWBLA

Jon Thorn, Employer Services Director, National Apprenticeship Service, addresses the London Apprenticeship Summit - via @LWBLA | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Jon Thorn, Employer Services Director, National Apprenticeship Service, addresses the London Apprenticeship Summit http://t.co/4ZfOjvZmrY
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Talking about Apprenticeships

From my SPA 2013 session with Chris Watson (RT @BlueReZZ: The slides from my "talking About Apprentices" session at #spa2013 on Monday: http://t.co/JaX3QgfTv5 Get in touch if you want…)...
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New Software Developer Apprenticeship Program Opens - PR Web (press release)

New Software Developer Apprenticeship Program Opens - PR Web (press release) | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
New Software Developer Apprenticeship Program Opens PR Web (press release) Brian Knight, owner of Pragmatic Works, one of Florida's fastest-growing technology companies, is making an investment in statewide and national employment needs for...
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Employers 'dragging the chain' on apprenticeships - The Australian

Employers 'dragging the chain' on apprenticeships - The Australian | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Employers 'dragging the chain' on apprenticeships
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The Australian Industry Group says a focus on time, rather than competency, is among a series of problems afflicting the apprenticeship system.
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Learning to learn: finding motivation with a think board

Learning to learn: finding motivation with a think board | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: This is a guest post for the #learningtolearn series. Finding and collecting inspiration from unexpected places is an integral part of staying motivated and expanding the scope of your knowledge.
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Higher and degree apprenticeships - YouTube

Our Higher and Degree Apprenticeships are not just a learning programme – they're designed in collaboration with employers and are a great way of increasing ...
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What good are three million more apprenticeships, if the quality of training ... - The Guardian

What good are three million more apprenticeships, if the quality of training ... - The Guardian | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Labour and the Conservatives are promising more places, but too narrow a focus on meeting targets will doom the scheme to failure, writes Stewart Segal
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How Do We Start Our Companies Smarter? - MIT Technology Review

How Do We Start Our Companies Smarter? - MIT Technology Review | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
MIT Enterprise Forum Executive Director unveils an exciting new opportunity designed to help people with good ideas start successful companies.
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why increasing apprenticeships will help young adults - Catch21

why increasing apprenticeships will help young adults - Catch21 | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
There is one opportunity outside the university bubble, which is just as important as a degree and that is apprenticeships. By 2010 the number of apprenticeships which at its height 30 years previously had been in the ...
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Apprenticeships: a German solution for Britain's youth unemployment - The Guardian

Apprenticeships: a German solution for Britain's youth unemployment
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Britain needs to reform its apprenticeship system from top to bottom if youth unemployment is to be tackled.
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Forget ethics training: Focus on empathy | SWOT | Financial Post

Forget ethics training: Focus on empathy | SWOT | Financial Post | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
If corporations want to achieve higher levels of ethics, their first step should be working on their ability to be empathetic.
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Why we need UX apprenticeships

Why we need UX apprenticeships | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Models of Apprenticeships
• An Apprenticeship Program where an experienced designer meets with a mentee/apprentice/protege and scopes a project in order to build an end-to-end case study of the...
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Andrew Adonis: It's time to master apprenticeships

Andrew Adonis: It's time to master apprenticeships | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Andrew Adonis interview (RT @politicshome: It's time to master apprenticeships, says @Andrew_Adonis http://t.co/ATD8gsKQBp)
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My six-point plan to save Britain - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

My six-point plan to save Britain - Spectator.co.uk (blog) | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
My six-point plan to save Britain Spectator.co.uk (blog) As well as investing in vocational training, we should bring back Young Apprenticeships – for bright, rather than bookish, 14 to 16 year olds – that Tony Blair pioneered, but Ed Balls phased...
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Traineeships extension to 19 to 24-year-olds in Spending Review

Traineeships extension to 19 to 24-year-olds in Spending Review | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
The government has announced it will be extending the traineeship programme to cover 19 to 24-year-olds as part of today’s spending review.
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Nestle to help 20000 young people find jobs in Europe - Reuters

Nestle to help 20000 young people find jobs in Europe - Reuters | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Nestle to help 20000 young people find jobs in Europe
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Nestle plans to offer jobs to 10,000 people under the age of 30 by 2016 and create a further 10,000 traineeships and apprentice positions.
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5 deadly personal-branding illusions

5 deadly personal-branding illusions | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
What the heck is a Personal Branding Illusion? That’s a good question, but it begs the question “What is a Personal Brand?”, so let’s start there.
Ally Greer‘s insight:
I absolutely love this post by Liz Ryan!
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