We are all, in Apprenticeship Land, very familiar with the concept of End-point Assessment, or EPA. Originally devised by Matthew Hancock as part of his far-reaching apprenticeship reforms, the principle of EPA was intended to put some integrity into the overall value of apprenticeships. By separating the body that undertook the final decision regarding whether or not the apprentice had ‘passed’ their apprenticeship, from the organisation that had delivered the training, it was hoped that apprenticeships would be more highly valued.
We have produced a series of coffee-break short videos explaining how implementing good data management supports an organisation’s quality improvement, reduces its exposure to financial clawback and can provide effective evidence to meet the requirements of the Common Inspection Framework.
We all anticipate the appoint of a new Skills Minister with some trepidation! Who is it going to be? Do they have any background in FE? Politically are they on their way up or down!? Well from my viewpoint Anne Milton has made a very positive start. Her very first speech at the recent AELP Conference revealed that she is determined to sort out some of the often-farcical mistakes of the last few months. In her first few days she has:
Tribal's Product Marketing Manager, Nathaniel Harvatt takes a look at the evolution of music vs education over the years - and the similarities and differences between the two.
It's no secret that staff at Tribal are passionately dedicated to empowering education around the world. Recently we've been working closely with a whole host of inspiring educators; and after spending time with some of them, we wanted to share their stories. Here's what happened when we went to visit a selection of wonderful inspiring educators…
It is a result that many hadn’t expected, certainly when the general election campaigns began in May, that we would be waking up to a hung parliament.
With the general election not far away what are the three main political parties saying about education? We have compiled all the key points and main pledges so you can see at a glance what each party are promising.
The skills gap in the UK is back in the spotlight following the triggering of Article 50 and ambitious net migration targets. Tribal Group has taken a look at the problem, the initiatives and what can be done.