The Department for Education recently announced a consultation on new Apprenticeship Standards. The survey requested comments on proposals to develop new Apprenticeship Standards submitted by employer groups, before a decision is made on whether to approve them for further development.
Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda, and the Government is encouraging the creation of high quality apprenticeships to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and to help drive up growth and productivity across the economy.
ALL commented specifically on the vocational pathway to qualified teacher status (QTS).
First step of teaching apprenticeships signed off: A group of schools hoping to create a fully vocational pathway to qualified teacher status (QTS) has passed its first hurdle after the government approved its plans for a new apprenticeship for teaching assistants.
Approving the development of new Apprenticeship Standards: The government consultation on teacher apprenticeships.