Articles from Kate Jolliffe

Coming together for change

Perhaps inevitably, change, reform and funding were the hot button topics at the AAC event this year. And the river of rhetoric flowing from the fascinating keynote speeches, exhibition, workshops and the many coffee-break conversations had, will be taken home, digested and placed in the context of each participant's own priorities over the coming weeks and months.

In praise of National Apprenticeship Week

It’s 2008. The Great Britain team is competing at the Olympics in Beijing. It’s the golden age of the reality TV talent show and Alexandra Burke’s ‘Hallelujah’ is the bestselling single of the year. High Street store Woolworths are closing their doors for the last time and Gordon Brown is the Prime Minister. With his support, the very first National Apprenticeship Week is launched by the National Apprenticeship Service.

Hello 2017. The stakes for apprenticeships have never been higher

Somewhat perversely, modern humans have traditionally adopted January as the month for new resolutions. Looking forward, not backwards, and planning for the year ahead (hopefully with renewed optimism) gets us through our post-holiday torpor.


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In recent times, we have seen significant reform of the apprenticeship system in England. The pandemic has made the situation even more challenging...

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