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Celebrating inspiring educators - Leonardo Helicopters

Posted by Lauren Hancox on June 28, 2017

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…

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

A Hung Parliament, what does it mean for education?

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on June 9, 2017

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.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Schools & Early Years

Election 2017 - education policies at a glance

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on May 25, 2017

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.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Schools & Early Years

Filling the Skills Gap: A view from the UK

Posted by Lauren Hancox on May 24, 2017

 

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.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Administrators, what can you do with a minute?

Posted by Lauren Hancox on May 22, 2017

Managing time (or simply the notion of not having enough of it), seems to be a daily challenge for all learning providers. We asked providers from the further and higher education space as well as the work-based learning sector; to tell us their common day to day headaches; and we weren’t surprised to read that 25% of the post 16 sector find ‘lack of time’; the squeeze on people and the need to do more with less, a constant pressure.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Schools & Early Years

10 on-the-job training roles for career success

Posted by Tribal Group on April 28, 2017

Apprentices want intense training, a clear career path, good pay, and to be inspired.

Here are ten fantastic roles that tick all boxes:

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

5 things to think about now that you are an employer training provider

Posted by Tribal Group on April 13, 2017

Congratulations! If you're reading this you may have recently found out that you have made it onto the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers. Step one may be complete - but the hard work starts now.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Top ten tips for self-assessment

Posted by Tribal Group on March 17, 2017

Self-assessment is widely-regarded as an essential element of the improvement cycle, but it is all too often misunderstood and maligned. Learning to self-assess effectively as an organisation is not easy and the skills to do so have to be developed. 

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Topics: Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability

Six apprenticeship levy myths that need to be put straight

Posted by Tribal Group on January 5, 2017

2017 - the year of the apprenticeship levy has arrived.

From April 6, the levy will come into effect and eligible employers will begin to pay. Over the next three years, the levy is expected to fund the government’s target of three million new apprenticeships.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Apprenticeship Reforms: Thinking of becoming an employer-provider?

Posted by Tribal Group on December 14, 2016

So after much deliberation and discussion you have decided that becoming an employer-provider is a viable and attractive option for your organisation.

You have analysed your levy bill, reviewed your workforce skill needs, evaluated your L&D and talent development programmes in line with available standards and decided that delivering your own apprenticeship programmes is the most effective pathway for you.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability