Tribal Group Blog

Tribal Group Blog

Hannah Cutting

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Hannah is the Marketing Executive at Tribal.

Recent Posts

What is it really like to be an apprentice?

Posted by Hannah Cutting on March 7, 2019

Since the 2017 introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, we have been delighted to welcome a host of apprentices to the business, we have apprentices working in across Tribal Group in HR, Benchmarking, Finance, Education Services and Higher Education.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, Blog

Launching your college app: tips from the world of social media

Posted by Hannah Cutting on March 4, 2019

We know that students want an easy and familiar way to communicate with their fellow students and tutors, through our research into students’ communication preferences. You may have heard that in-house apps are paving the way forward in communication within UK universities and colleges, in the form of private social media apps. Once an institution has invested in an app, they have the daunting task of getting hundreds, if not thousands of students to engage with the new tool. Here’s some tips we’ve identified through researching some of the biggest and best social media apps and accounts, to help make your in-house social media app launch and adoption a success.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Top tips to get onto the Register of Apprenticeship Training providers

Posted by Hannah Cutting on October 18, 2018

The ROATP is expected to reopen for applications on 12 December 2018 and will stay open throughout the year with no closing date. The Department for Education and Education Skills Funding Agency have announced a redesign of the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) and promise that the tougher rules will ensure providers deliver high-quality apprenticeships. 

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Think you know apprenticeships? Five stereotypes you need to challenge

Posted by Hannah Cutting on January 12, 2018

The Apprenticeship Levy and 'Trailblazer Initiative' launched in May 2017, aims to encourage employers to recruit more apprenticeships and invest in apprenticeship programmes. Recent figures show that apprenticeship numbers are falling, but why is this?

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, Blog

Technology matters.  How to convince your manager to invest in tech

Posted by Hannah Cutting on November 22, 2017

Have you ever been frustrated by an Excel spreadsheet, when the formula breaks, and you don’t know where you went wrong? Or have you ever forgotten to follow up with a prospective student, and wish you hadn’t let them disengage with your university? Or spent hours manually typing the names and contact details of your learners, with a niggling feeling in your mind that there must be a better way. We have all been there, be it an HR Administrator of an employer, part of the Student Administration team in a university, or an Apprenticeship Manager of a college.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability