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Apprenticeship growth at risk if reforms happen, warns AELP

Training providers have warned that proposed government reforms are likely to lead to a decrease in apprenticeship opportunities for young people during the next Parliament. http://www.apprenticeeye.co.uk/2014/05/07/apprenticeship-growth-at-risk-if-reforms-happen-warns-aelp/

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Ten skills your employees will thank you for

Whether you employ one person or 1000, there are ten skills that no employer or manager should be without. If used appropriately they will enhance your work environment and make your team happy: https://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/feature/ten-skills-your-employees-will-thank-you#.U1eHk_ldVFw?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite

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Ownership of Apprenticeships – What Employers Really Think

Can or should We Really Believe in “Surveys”? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140508072132-3670581-ownership-of-apprenticeships-what-employers-really-think?published=t&utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite&_mSplash=1

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Internet addiction, mixed ability classes and balancing teaching with parenting

http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2014/may/09/internet-addiction-young-people-exams-happiness?CMP=fb_gu

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Secret Teacher: education needs more troublemaker school leaders

Headteachers shouldn’t be subservient managers who open the Ofsted book and enact it without question. But infiltrating the ranks to inspire change is proving tricky http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2014/may/10/secret-teacher-education-troublemaker-headteachers-school-leaders-ofsted

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Keeping up with the Schmidts

Attempts to build a snazzy, German-style apprenticeship system crash into cultural and economic differences http://www.economist.com/news/britain/21601247-attempts-build-snazzy-german-style-apprenticeship-system-crash-cultural-and-economic

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Why everyone wins with an apprenticeship

http://www.ingeniousbritain.biz/management-and-hr/why-everyone-wins-with-an-apprenticeship/

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Continuum in E-Learning: People, Process and Product (P3)

http://elearningindustry.com/continuum-in-e-learning-people-process-and-product-p3?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite

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Widening the gap – the disparity in state and private funding for sixth formers – FE News

http://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/widening-the-gap-the-disparity-in-state-and-private-funding-for-sixth-formers Monday, 05 May 2014 00:00 For more than a decade there has been a debate about what state education can learn from independent schools. The Labour Government encouraged schools set up formal partnerships, for example to share facilities, and Lord Adonis encouraged private schools to share their DNA with the state system via academy […]

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Apprenticeship redux

http://www.fenews.co.uk/fe-news/apprenticeship-redux Friday, 02 May 2014 00:00 Apprenticeships are being rediscovered as an efficient and effective means of getting people to work in jobs that are already available. Over 4 million jobs were unfilled in the United States as of February, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. Approximately one-half […]

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