The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) have announced that the prestigious Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards are set to launch later this week, ahead of the 2022 awards – set to take place next May.
Launching digitally during National Apprenticeship Week 7-13 February 2022 – AoA and ITN Productions Industry News are co-producing Apprentices: Connect, Engage and Inspire, a news-style programme, exploring the incredible UK’s apprenticeship landscape as the future of employment as we emerge from the pandemic.
Make UK has partnered with support platform Next Gen Makers to develop a ground-breaking Engineering Apprenticeships Employer Kitemark, which will recognise companies who achieve a best practice benchmark, and thus endorse them as an exemplary employer of apprentices.
The Business and External Engagement team at Oxford Brookes Business School aims to partner with organisations & individuals to improve business and individual performance through a range of training, consultancy and research projects.
We, a group of year 11 students at the Europa School in Culham, have been working together during lockdown to try and organise a replacement for our lost work experience. Alongside the Careers Department, we are hoping to find the support of local businesses, to help us bring this experience to life. This event is being launched during National Careers Week when schools and businesses are focussed on how they can all work together to improve Careers Education across the country.
Together with other B4 members including ELS, Oxford Duplication Centre, Studio 8 and NX, we have made an application for the Government’s Kickstart Scheme which provides funding for employers to provide six-month work placements for 16-24-year-olds that are currently claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
Despite the number of new apprentices started in Britain falling last year, new research released from leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP, coinciding with National Apprenticeship Week (5-9 March), finds that attitudes towards apprenticeship programmes are becoming more positive.
Oxfordshire’s talented Apprentices and the organisations behind their success will be recognised at a special event at Blenheim Palace on Thursday 1st March, in the run up to National Apprenticeship Week.