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How schools can engage employers

Posted By ISE, 11 October 2019

How schools can engage employers

Amandeep Jaspal, Careers and Employability Specialist at Highgate School, explains how she is working with employers to develop an effective careers strategy.

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5 insights to shape student engagement

Posted By ISE, 19 September 2019

5 insights to shape student engagement

Rob Lancashire of U-Explore took to the stage at our annual student recruitment survey launch to share the findings of their latest study on how school and college students approach careers.

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Student recruitment goes from strength to strength

Posted By ISE, 10 September 2019
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6 questions for designing an apprentice attraction strategy

Posted By ISE, 05 September 2019

6 questions for designing an apprentice attraction strategy

Brian Sinclair of Fidelity International explains how to cost effectively attract talent from local schools for local roles.

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Tags:  apprentices and school leavers  attraction and marketing 

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How to fix the apprenticeship system #fixapprenticeships

Posted By ISE, 17 July 2019

Apprenticeship paper front coverYesterday we released a major new piece of research looking at employers perspectives on the apprenticeship system. In this blog the ISE’s Chief Research Officer, Tristram Hooley explains what is right and wrong with the current system and sets out the 10 things that employers believe that the government should do to fix apprenticeships. We would like people to support our campaign to #fixapprenticeships by sharing the report and our recommendations as widely as possible. 

 

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Tags:  apprentices and school leavers  apprenticeship paper  ISE research  Tristram Hooley 

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How-to convert a graduate programme to an apprenticeship

Posted By ISE, 20 June 2019

Informal meeting in a modern office

ISE Development Survey 2019 found 56% of employers have started to develop apprentices to do work that would have previously been done by graduates. Lydia Romero, Apprenticeships Director at Fitch Learning shares five tips for converting a graduate training programme to an apprenticeship.

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Tags:  apprentices and school leavers  graduate programme 

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Augar targets degree apprenticeships to pay for FE

Posted By ISE, 30 May 2019

Stephen Isherwood considers the Post-18 Education and Funding recommendationsISE CEO Stephen Isherwood considers the recommendations for the Government’s review of Post-18 Education and Funding in England published today (30 May) and led by Philip Augar.

 

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Tags:  apprentices and school leavers  apprenticeship levy  Augar review  Stephen Isherwood 

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What makes a great apprenticeship?

Posted By ISE, 14 May 2019
What makes a great apprenticeship?

 

An award-winning apprenticeship is about more than just qualifications and training – it’s about the entire experience. Steph Staszko from All About School Leavers considers their annual awards to explain what makes a great apprenticeship.

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Tags:  apprentices and school leavers  The School Leaver Awards 

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How employers are developing apprentices and graduates

Posted By ISE, 25 April 2019

How employers are developing apprentices and graduates

Image caption: Students in conversation ©Jisc and Matt Lincoln CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Tristram Hooley, the ISE’s Chief Research Officer, shares a preview to his Developing the Future Workforce webinar that takes place on Friday 3 May.

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Tags:  apprentices and school leavers  development  development conference  graduates 

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Anne Milton: ensuring apprenticeship standards remain high

Posted By ISE, 18 April 2019

Anne Milton: ensuring apprenticeship standards remain high

Skills minister Anne Milton writes in the spring issue of The Student Employer about the apprenticeship reforms and the drive to ensure standards remain high.

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Tags:  apprentices and school leavers  apprenticeships  The Student Employer 

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