This month we as a nation celebrate Black History Month. In the USA, Black History Month has been celebrated every February since 1970, it was not officially celebrated in the UK until 1987 when Akyaaba Addai-Sebo, the activist, organized it. At that time, he was the coordinator for special projects for the Greater London Council….Read More
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Learning Mentor L3
A Learning Mentor is a ‘dual professional’ having both up-to-date knowledge and skills in a specialist vocation or subject area, together with the generic skills necessary to support learners.
These skills are used to guide and advise those who are less experienced and new to a work role, therefore supporting the development of knowledge, skills and behaviours.Read More
Teaching Assistant L3
The primary role of a Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.
The Teaching Assistant will promote self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem playing an integral part of the pupils’ well-being whilst ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment.Read More
Learning & Development Practitioner L3
A Learning & Development Practitioner’s role is usually to identify the learning and training needs of staff, design or source training and learning solutions as well as delivering and evaluating training.
They will usually work with stakeholders and business area managers within their organisation.Read More
Assessor Coach L4
The Assessor Coach is a dual professional supporting vocational and professional development across the education and training sector. This standard will enable the apprentice to coach and assess vocational learners in a range of learning environments.
The apprentice will learn coaching skills which involve complex communication techniques and engaging learners in planning their individualised learning programme.Read More
Learning & Skills Teacher L5
The Learning & Skills Teacher is a ‘dual professional’, having first achieved competence in a vocational or subject specialism and then subsequently training as a teacher.
The Learning & Skills Teacher role is pivotal to the success of traineeship and apprenticeship programmes, in delivering effective vocational education and training that meets both learners’ and employers’ needs.Read More
Improvement Practitioner L4
Improvement Practitioners can be found across all sectors and functions within organisations. They’re usually responsible for leading smaller projects or play a key support role in larger projects and programmes.
They tackle issues that require swift problem solving or re-occurring challenges that require in-depth analysis.Read More
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Advanced learner loans – A Summary If you are 19 or above, you could make use of the Advanced Learn Loan that is funded through the Students Loans Company. You can undertake approved qualifications from levels 3 to level 6 with a college or training provider to make use of the loan system which gives…Read More
World Mental Health Day 2020 is so important, it’s been a difficult year for us all, with months of lockdown, loss, and added stress, this has had a huge impact on our mental health and wellbeing. “According to research, with over 16,000 people, we know that more than half of adults (60%) and over two-thirds…Read More
Around 7.6 million jobs, or 24% of the UK workforce, are at the risk because of Covid-19 related lockdowns. People and places with the lowest incomes are the most vulnerable. The effects of Covid-19 have seen a huge impact on economies around the world. It was 23rd March 2020, that the UK went into a nationwide lockdown, to control the pandemic. This seems…Read More