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The Royal Horticultural Society: Looking back on 2020 and ahead to 2021

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In January 2020, we invited Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education staff to RHS Garden Wisley to photograph and film our Level 2 Horticulture/Landscape operative apprentices while they pruned apple trees in the Orchard. While it was a cold, wet …

The Institute talks...to Nikki Greaves

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Part of our apprentice panel podcasts, Jamilah Simpson our apprentice panel host interviews member, Nikki Greaves. Nikki Greaves, 20, is currently completing her level 5 laboratory science apprenticeship with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Always interested in science and pharmaceuticals, Nikki was set …

From player to coach

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For National Apprenticeship, we spoke to Jo Ward, who recently joined the Institute's health and science route panel. Our route panels consist of employers who are experts in their industry. Their role is to review apprenticeship standards and technical qualifications …

The Institute talks... to Gillian Keegan, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills

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You can 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. For National Apprenticeship Week, our apprentice panel asked 10 questions to Gillian Keegan, Minister …

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, …

Bauer’s Technical Education Learn and Apply Philosophy

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With the launch of the creative and design route review, Bauer Academy’s Director of People, Sarah Barnes shares a blog post on Bauer’s approach to learning, reflecting on the importance of technical education and the impact that high-quality apprenticeships have …