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COP27 Update: 70 green apprenticeships fit for a King

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November is the United Nations Climate Change summit COP27. Recently, King Charles III - who hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace ahead of the conference - expressed how "vital" apprenticeships are. Apprenticeships received the Royal seal of approval from the …

Black History Month: A conversation between Jennifer Coupland and Charlotte Mensah

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This year’s theme for Black History Month is 'Time For Change: Action Not Words'. Our chief executive Jennifer Coupland talks to our hair and beauty route panel member Charlotte Mensah about what changes she has seen and what else needs …

‘Time for Change’: we talk to our staff about what changes they have seen

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This year’s theme for Black History Month is ‘Time for Change: Action not Words’. We wanted to talk to our staff and apprentice panel members about what changes they have seen in their lifetimes and careers, and what still needs …

The Importance of Black History Month to Apprentices

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October is Black History Month and this year’s theme is ‘Time for Change: Action not Words’. As an arms’-length body developing apprenticeships and technical qualification for talented people around England, we want to make sure that we are supporting and …

From apprentice to member of the green apprenticeships advisory panel

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By now, you may have heard about the Institute’s new green apprenticeships advisory panel (GAAP). This panel will play a crucial role in advising on how existing apprenticeships could be made greener and highlight any gaps that could be filled …

The Institute talks...about women in apprenticeships

You can listen and subscribe to The Institute talks podcast on Amazon Music, Apple podcast, Spotify and all other major podcast platforms. You can read transcripts for this podcast episode on Podbean. In this episode of The Insitute talks, we talk about women in …

Paul Edmonds reflects on the hair and beauty route review

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The hair and beauty route review has provided an opportunity to reflect on the route and the technical education programmes within it, both in terms of what employers requires now and in the future. Hair and beauty businesses continue to evolve, …