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March 21, 2018

UK Skill Development

Levy-paying employers will be able to transfer apprenticeship funds to other businesses from April 2018

UK : Employers that pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to transfer their apprenticeship funds to other businesses from April 2018. Guidance released by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) said that employers would be able to transfer their apprenticeship fund to any other organisation, such as another employer in their industry or

Big 4 firm KPMG launches 4 year Digital Degree Apprenticeship programme

UK : KPMG has launched a new digital degree apprenticeship, aimed at preparing the next generation of tech experts.  The accountancy firm said the apprenticeship, called KPMG360° Digital, will be a four-year programme combining on-the-job work experience with the opportunity to gain a BSc degree from BPP University in digital and technology solutions. Students will

Punjab Government skill development certificates became “Internationally Valid” now, Punjab Govt. signed MoU with UK Govt.

Chandigarh : Punjab government and UK government on Thursday signed an MoU to promote “internationally valid” skill development among the youth of Punjab. On behalf of UK Government, British Deputy High Commissioner Chandigarh Andrew Ayre and on behalf of Punjab Government, Additional Chief Secretary, Technical Education and Industrial Training G Vajralingam, Government of Punjab signed

UK Government launched the ‘Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network’, aiming to increase black, Asian and minority ethnic community participation

UK : The government launched the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network this week. One of its key aims will be to increase the proportion of apprentices from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities by 20 per cent. A new employers’ network designed to promote diversity in apprenticeships was launched this week, and it’s put good practice

Education and Training Foundation announced £1m programme to boost teaching, learning and assessment

London (UK) : A £1 million programme to promote teaching, learning and assessment has been announced  by the Education and Training Foundation. The programme, which will run throughout 2017, will offer funding to 20 projects in Further Education (FE) colleges that support the development of teaching practice, and strengthen links with employers. FE providers will

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