Lisa Voss introduces the Apprentice Ambassadors

Lisa Voss the chair of Creative Alliance's Apprentice Ambassadors introduces her motley crew. I'm delighted to formally announce the creation of Creative Alliance’s new Apprentice Ambassadors Scheme, aptly named Creative Ambassadors. My name’s Lisa Voss, and I’m the new chair of the organisation. Between myself and five other ambassadors -...

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Lisa Voss, digital marketing apprentice, completes 12 months of her apprenticeship.

For the last 12 months, each quarter we have been sharing the diary of Lisa Voss' time as a Digital Marketing Apprentice at Formation Media. This is the last entry from Lisa as she provides us her journal from September to November. See Lisa's previous blogs here: Lisa's first three...

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Trust – An essential element within apprenticeships.

We look into how the apprentice, employer and training provider need to work together to form a trust for an apprenticeship to work. In the last few months, police investigations, government enquiries and whistle blowers have been bandied around the news regarding apprenticeships. This is due to the collapse of...

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Life beyond my apprenticeship – Matthew Bubb – Superdream – Media Executive

Matthew Bubb, started his apprenticeship in business administration for a marketing agency in 2016. We asked him about his life beyond the apprenticeship and to reflect back on his journey to where he is now. "17th May 2016, I’m no longer an apprentice and the real word awaited me. Fast...

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We are Hiring: Quality Improvement Manager

Quality Improvement Manager Job Description Download PDF of description here Full-time:                     37 ½ hours / week Salary:                         up to £32k per annum dependent on experience Holidays:                     20 days holiday in addition to standard bank holiday days in a year Permanent Contract:  upon satisfactory progress reviews and probationary period Location:                    ...

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The Department of Education publishes facts about apprenticeships, higher learning and the impact beyond the course.

Recently the Department of Education published an interesting report about apprenticeships and further education (FE). As expected with any government report, it is very detailed, but there are some exceptionally interesting things to glean from the findings. It focuses on the end results of further education in comparison to apprenticeships;...

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Introducing our Apprentice Ambassador scheme.

The apprentices give back! Wednesday 24th October 2018 Creative Alliance introduced our brand new initiative; the ‘Apprentice Ambassador Scheme’ at a meeting held towards the end of October. It’s been put together to create a new and exciting opportunity for current and past apprentices of Creative Alliance. The scheme will...

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Promoting Work Based Learning Across the EU

Reducing youth unemployment across the EU remains a significant issue and developing their skills to meet employer needs and find work is a crucial element to respond to this challenge. Work-based learning (WBL) uses the workplace as a powerful learning environment that contributes to developing these skills. Promote WBL will...

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Life of an apprentice: Digital Marketing Apprentice Lisa Voss – Heading towards the end now.

Each quarter we have been sharing the diary of Lisa Voss' time as a Digital Marketing apprentice at Formation Media. This is the last three months from June 2018 to August 2018. See Lisa's Previous blogs here Lisa's first three months Dec 2017 - Feb 2018 Lisa's second three months...

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How is formal education different to work based learning

This blog is going to be very much an opinion piece about how education and work based training differs. My intention is to explore why the difference is important and possibly how formal education might need to start to better meet the needs of people going into work. As a...

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