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Detailed guide: 'Plan for Jobs' skills and employment programmes: information for employers

A range of government programmes, some of which offer financial incentives, are available for employers who are considering hiring employees or offering work experience.

Remote end-point assessments – there’s no need to be afraid

In the list of common phobias, examination and assessment nerves rates pretty highly. However for me the End Point Assessment part of my apprenticeship was almost an enjoyable experience.

People, data and impact at the Apprenticeship Service

Engaging directly through digital channels @ESFAdigital  An exciting challenge is how we create our capability to engage directly with employers through digital channels, driven by data.

Joining the dots at the Apprenticeship Service – people, data and impact

@ESFAdigital - A personal journey  I grew up in a working-class family in Coventry and left school to join the Civil Service at entry level. I’m now a deputy director leading the apprenticeship service for the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). As someone who has worked hard to become a senior leader, I know that education, both informal and formal, has brought me opportunities in life and that’s why I’m so passionate about making apprenticeships and other skills programmes work for citizens and employers, and the wider economy.

Data, chat bots and AI: how we transformed support in the apprenticeship service

The @apprenticeship service support team look at service transformation and a 'digital by default' model. They also explain how this model enabled them to respond to the challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic.


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