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Sector News During Covid-19: Unemployment Rockets And Centre For Social Justice Launches Skills Report

Jobcentre claimants have risen from 1.24 million to 2.8 million over the course of the UK pandemic, the Guardian has revealed, a rise some analysts said was the worst in over 100 years.

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Case study: Learning Curve Group

Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a national training and education company, working with training providers, employers and learners to help them achieve success.

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Aptem Updates for June 2020

We are having some beautiful weather lately, and we hope you are all able to enjoy it safely. Our team has been active this month implementing ways to improve the Aptem user experience. Here’s what we are pushing live in June 2020.

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Sector news during Covid-19 – PM Boris Johnson “guarantees” an apprenticeship for every young person

This week we take a look at government plans for economic recovery after the easing of the lockdown, where skills feature high on the agenda.

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Covid-19 Sector News Round-Up

As the lockdown eases slowly, what does this mean for the learning and employment sector? This week, we look at rising unemployment and an ambitious ‘Back to Work’ plan, and ask whether universities will move online for the next academic year.

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Aptem awarded Innovate UK full grant funding to develop employability platform

Aptem is delighted to announce that it has been awarded £46,531 from Innovate UK to update its employability platform, Aptem Employ. The grant will help address rising unemployment from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Covid-19 Sector News Round-Up

In our bi-monthly news blog, we look at how the apprenticeship and training sector has been affected by the coronavirus crisis. This month, apprenticeships minister says online delivery is the solution for ITPs, university bailout rejected and the pros and cons of online learning delivery.

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Aptem Updates for May 2020

We may all be in lockdown, but our team has been busy this month with several new features that will make your life easier.

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Aptem Case study: Central YMCA

YMCA Training had a long and illustrious history, having been set up during the deep recession of the 1970s to help young people to find new opportunities through training and employment. Five years ago, YMCA Training was brought into Central YMCA.

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Covid-19 Sector News Round-Up April 2020

In our new bi-monthly news blog, we are looking at how the apprenticeship and training sector has been affected by the coronavirus crisis. This month, AELP seeks legal advice over DfE exclusion of apprenticeship providers, and while universities struggle financially, EdTech experimentation takes off.

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Aptem Updates – April 2020

We are pleased to share the details of the most significant Aptem updates that went live this month including updates to the OData feed, ILR QA privileges and filtered batch files.

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Covid-19: Statement from Richard Alberg, CEO of MWS Technology

Covid-19 is a frightening pandemic and looks set to change the way the world works and studies for the foreseeable future. On behalf of all of us at MWS Technology, our thoughts are with those affected and the dedicated doctors and nurses working tirelessly to save our lives.

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Remote And Distance Learning In The COVID-19 Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented in recent history, and it’s forcing training providers to innovate around distance/remote learning. Aptem, an intuitive, all-in-one EdTech platform – can help.

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Aptem Updates – March 2020

We are pleased to share the details of the most significant Aptem updates that went live this month including updates to Learning Plans, Compliance Documents and Reviews.

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EdTech can Transform Learning… If We Let It

Deborah Talbot, Communications Officer at MWS, talked to Vikki Liogier, National Head of EdTech and Digital Skills at the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) about the benefits of, and barriers towards, using EdTech in colleges

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Apprenticeship Funding Is Under Pressure…But We Have A New Apprenticeship And Skills Minister

A study by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) and Public First on apprenticeship levy funding has shown that lowering the £3 million annual payroll threshold to £1 million would not generate enough revenue to meet the funding shortfall for SME apprenticeships.

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Failure to use data is costing UK business over £10 billion a year, says report

A report by Qlik and Accenture says that the reluctance to train employees in data analysis is costing the UK and other national economies billions every year.

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Aptem Updates – February 2020

We are pleased to share the details of the most significant Aptem updates that went live this month including updates to administrator roles and permissions.

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The Pulse, Winter 2020

In the Winter 2020 edition of The Pulse, we are delighted to offer our view of the 2020 apprenticeship landscape, an interview with Vikki Liogier, National Head of EdTech and Digital Skills at the Education and Training Foundation, and the latest exciting Aptem product and company developments.

The Pulse, Autumn 2019

In the Autumn 2019 edition of The Pulse, we are delighted to offer news and product updates, as well as an insightful interview with Chris Jones, Her Majesty’s Inspector – Specialist Adviser for Apprenticeships.

The Pulse, Spring 2019

In the Spring 2019 edition of The Pulse, we are delighted to offer news and product updates, as well as an interesting interview with UVAC’s Mandy Crawford-Lee.

The Pulse, Winter 2019

In this edition of The Pulse, we are delighted to offer news updates, an analysis of the levy shortfall and a great interview with Mark Dawe of the AELP, as well as Aptem product and team developments.

The Pulse, Autumn 2018

We are pleased to share with you the first of our quarterly newsletters, where we will be keeping you informed on Aptem developments and sharing useful resources that will help you make the most of your chosen delivery platform.

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