Today is the final day of National Careers Week and today we’re focussing on apprenticeships: a route to a career where you can earn whilst you learn.
Lord Glasdon’s Commission on Apprenticeships
Our very own Kirstie Donnelly was part of a cross-party commission on apprenticeships which makes recommendations to local and national policymakers, employers, training providers and others, on how to increase the number of high quality Apprenticeships in the UK. The report launched yesterday.
Read the report >
The City & Guilds Group commissioned a report to look at the ways that we can remake apprenticeships so they are fit for the future. The report made six key recommendations.
Read the summary report >
Watch a video with our MD Kirstie Donnelly talking about why it’s so important >
City & Guilds Million Extra campaign
City & Guilds ran a campaign in 2011 where they called on employers to take on a million extra apprentices across the UK. This ambitious campaign smashed its target.
Watch the video >
City & Guilds runs a scheme called Apprentice Connect which gives young people the opportunity to meet successful apprentices, and hear their inspirational stories. This gives students a real-life insight into the types of career opportunities apprenticeships can offer and helps schools to provide practical careers advice.
If you are interested in becoming an ambassador, or you would like to have some apprenticeship ambassadors visit your school, contact the team by emailing email@example.com.