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Learning & Development: The case for democratisation

Written by David Cartwright on 13 March 2017 in Opinion
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In L&D, developing the workforce is everyone's responsibility. David Cartwright makes the case for democratisation.

How to build trust with an audience when making a presentation

Written by Glen Savage on 13 March 2017 in Opinion

Got an upcoming presentation? Glen Savage has a few tips on how to build trust with your audience. 

Are you ready for the Apprenticeship Levy?

Written by Annette Allmark on 10 March 2017 in Opinion

Annette Allmark demystifies the incoming Apprenticeship Levy, so businesses of all sizes can understand their options. 

The pre-apprenticeship route: Ending the ‘no experience, no job’ cycle

Written by Vasi Nadarajah on 10 March 2017 in Features
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For some young people, an apprenticeship is still out of reach. Vasi Nadarajah explains how NEETs can break the cycle.

TJwow webinar recording March 2017 - who owns talent development?

Written by Jo Cook on 9 March 2017 in Video
Talent, skills

Recording of the TJ discussion webinar from March 2017 about who owns talent development.

Apprenticeships: How to embed and integrate them into your industry

Written by Alex Ball on 9 March 2017 in Features
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For National Apprenticeship Week, Capita's Alex Ball looks at how the London Institute of Banking & Finance has created apprenticeships that are meaningful, engaging and globally recognised.

National Apprenticeship Week: An interview with Tilly Brogden

Written by Jonathan Kennard on 9 March 2017 in Features
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For National Apprenticeship Week, we had a quick chat with Year 2 apprentice Tilly Brogden, studying at the Manufacturing Technology Centre.

Learning Newsflash: 9 March

Written by Jonathan Kennard on 9 March 2017 in News
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It's a TJ learning newsflash: Stories today cover leadership quota problems, machine learning, Uber's HR issues and more. Got a story? Tweet us. @trainingjournal

March 2017

Written by saleem khawaja on 8 March 2017 in Magazine
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Andy Hurren, Head of Learning at RWE NPower, illuminates us on what energises his L&D

21st century rail apprenticeships: How to attract millennials

Written by Dan Walker on 8 March 2017 in Opinion
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For National Apprenticeship Week, Dan Walker digs into how to attract millennials to the rail industry.

Apprenticeships: A strong foundation for a childcare career

Written by Jonathan Kennard on 7 March 2017 in Features
Nursery by Emily Goodstein

Apprenticeships can be beneficial to a career in childcare - just ask Amy Lee.

The Apprenticeship Levy: Why the government needs to get it right

Written by Mark Dawe on 7 March 2017 in Opinion
Apprenticeship, VET, skills

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, AELP chief executive Mark Dawe tells us everything we need to know about the Apprenticeship Levy and the knock-on effects for businesses large and small. 

National Apprenticeship Week: How to brand apprenticeships

Written by Alex Ball on 7 March 2017 in Features
Apprenticeship, VET, skills

Alex Ball gives us a quick insight into how to make apprenticeships more appealing through branding. 

The Apprenticeship Levy: Will it improve the UK's digital skills?

Written by Jazz Gandhum on 7 March 2017 in Opinion
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Will the UK's digital skills shortage be helped by the Apprenticeship Levy? For National Apprenticeship Week, Jazz Gandhum digs into the issue. 

National Apprenticeship Week: Audio interview with Matt Thomas

Written by Jonathan Kennard on 6 March 2017 in Features
Apprenticeship, VET, skills

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2017, an interview with apprentice Matthew Thomas. Matt is working for telecoms company Purecomms on a placement organised by Weston College.

National Apprenticeship Week: The case for degree level apprenticeships

Written by Alex Ball on 6 March 2017 in Features
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It's National Apprenticeship Week, and Capita's Alex Ball is here to give us a quick rundown of the advantages of the degree level apprenticeship.

National Apprenticeship Week: An interview with Matt Hutton

Written by Jonathan Kennard on 6 March 2017 in Features
Apprentices at the Manufacturing Technology Centre

It's National Apprenticeship Week and we caught up with Matt Hutton, a Year 3 apprentice on placement at Autodesk.

 

Degree apprenticeships: How to make them part of your skills gap solution

Written by David Willett on 3 March 2017 in Features
Apprenticeship

As we wait for National Apprenticeship Week to start, David Willett tells us why degree apprenticeships could be the solution to your skills gap.

International Women’s Day: An opportunity to renew the gender conversation

Written by Fiona Quigley on 3 March 2017 in Opinion
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Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2017, Fiona Quigley talks about the importance of tackling unconscious bias.

Creativity: What is it and how can leaders help develop it?

Written by Dave Evans on 3 March 2017 in Opinion
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It can be challenging for leaders to develop and harness creativity in others. Dave Evans explores some of the ways creativity can come about, as well as tips for encouraging it.

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