• College and Co-op lead way with paid day release on two year course - but it’s not an apprenticeship

    A sixth-form college in Manchester is set to offer paid work experience for some of its learners, in what is believed to be the first programme of its kind. The course, run by Connell Sixth Form College from September 2019, is not an apprenticeship programme, despite being promoted as such by the Co-op Academies Trust

    17.53 Sep. 4th, 2018 | News

  • Don't forget work experience in the apprenticeships frenzy

    Of course there will be teething troubles as the levy kicks in, but current developments in the apprenticeships arena – the most significant overhaul of the system for more than 30 years – have to be warmly welcomed. Anything that significantly enhances employability, work readiness and job prospects must be good. Many of today’s senior

    5.00 Mar. 22nd, 2017 | Opinion