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Richard Alberg in FE Week

Richard Alberg, CEO of MWS Technology, has been featured in FE Week. In an opinion piece on why FE colleges need to harness big data to survive and thrive.

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Recent Aptem Updates

We are pleased to share the details of the latest updates to Aptem. If you have any questions regarding these updates, please contact us at info@aptem.co.uk. Functional skills initial assessment. Bksb functional skills initial assessments can now be configured as part of the Onboarding Wizard (provided bksb integration is enabled and configured)…

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More Aptem Enhancements in March

As scheduled, our development team have pushed lived the second round of enhancements to Aptem this week. Allow provider to edit ILR Learner Reference Number Aptem generates a reference number for each learner which previously populated ILRs automatically. This update allows providers to overwrite the reference number field in the ILR with their own…

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First Round of Aptem Updates This Month

Our development team have pushed live even more updates this week to further enhance Aptem functionality. Here are the details of the new functionality that we released. Granular date control for Learning Plans You can now set the due date for Learning Plans by day or week as well as month. In conjunction with…

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More Upgrades for Aptem Customers

Our development team continue to bring enhanced Aptem functionality that improves delivery for providers, universities, colleges and employer-providers whilst improving the learning experience for thousands of learners across the country. Here are the details of the new functionality that we pushed live in February. Enhancements to Aptem’s Learning Plan The new Learning Plan functionality…

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Greater Flexibility Within Aptem’s Learning Plan

Providers can now lock down a scalable Learning Plan while enabling certain staff to make modifications for particular learners. MWS Technology is pleased to announce even greater functionality within Aptem’s Learning Plan, allowing providers to lock down a scalable delivery model, while having the flexibility to grant certain staff and experienced tutors with permissions to…

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We’ve Found a New Home

Our growing team needed a new space so we said goodbye to our office at Highgate Studios and have moved to Camden Town. Our new address is: 3 Harmood Grove London NW1 8DH The nearest underground stations are Chalk Farm and Camden Town on the Northern Line. We look forward to welcoming you here!

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Aptem Customers Enjoy Another Round of New Functionality

After a well-deserved Christmas break, our development team were straight back to work bringing customers even more Aptem upgrades. Here are the details of new functionality that we released in January. Learning Plan Component and Tasks We have updated Learning Plan components instructions & task details to support text formatting. Some of the new formatting…

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Aptem Users Enjoy New Functionality

The Aptem development team have been busy creating new functionality to better support organisations with their apprenticeship delivery. Here are details of new functionality that we released in December. QAR Report Providers, universities and colleges are finding the new QAR Reporting feature incredibly valuable, as it helps you predict what your QAR rating will be.

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Introducing the Latest Members of Our Growing Team

This month we have welcomed several new colleagues, with additions to our Implementation, Customer Support, Marketing and Business Development teams. Our new members bring valuable skills and experience to the company, helping us improve our overall service, communicate more effectively with those we are selling to and to develop the relationships we have with our…

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Keeping Our Ear to the Ground – HE User Group

Yesterday, we hosted our inaugural Higher Education User Group chaired by Buckinghamshire New University’s Director of Strategic Development and Planning. In attendance we had many of our HE customers including the University of Salford, Ada the National College for Digital Skills, Harper Adams University, University of Plymouth, to name a few. During the day, useful…

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Looking Forward to the AELP Autumn Conference

AELP Autumn Conference 2018 The Principal Manchester Oxford Street Manchester M60 7HA Tuesday 30th October www.aelpautumnconference.org.uk The Aptem Team is excited to attend the AELP Autumn Conference. Visit us at stand 6 to see how Aptem can enhance every aspect of apprenticeship and vocational training delivery. Aptem has a rapidly growing list of customers,

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Find Us on Linkedin

We are proud to announce that we have just published our new Aptem showcase page on LinkedIn. On our LinkedIn page, we will be sharing engaging content focused on apprenticeships and vocational training. We have exciting and useful material in the pipeline including eBooks, case studies and quarterly newsletters that contain market analysis, interviews and…

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MWS Releases Custom Reviews Through Aptem’s Enhanced Review Manager

We are delighted to announce the release of Aptem’s enhanced Review Manager, allowing providers to easily create custom reviews for all review types, including Initial, 121 and Tripartite, and even customise the sections within each review. This functionality is unavailable within any other delivery platform. The Review Manager ensures that tutors follow the provider’s required…

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National Training Provider Babington Selects Aptem

Aptem has been selected by national provider Babington as a delivery, compliance, funding and reporting platform for their funded training services. These include traineeships, study programmes and apprenticeships across all sectors. Babington will use the complete Aptem end-to-end Software as a Service platform organisation-wide, enabling significant operational improvements and delivery enhancements. “With over 4,000 apprenticeships…

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MWS Celebrates G-Cloud 10 Framework Re-listing

MWS Technology (MWS), providers of the leading end-to-end software solution built to cover the lifecycle of the apprenticeship journey, is delighted to announce that their application to the government’s G-Cloud Digital Marketplace has been successful yet again. MWS’s solutions are listed as approved cloud software by the government’s Crown Commercial Service for another year. This…

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MWS Technology Announces Further Investment and Board Member Appointments

MWS Technology (MWS) is delighted to announce the investment of over £1m from the Guinness Asset Management EIS fund and the appointment of three new board members. The investment from Guinness Asset Management will enable MWS to further develop its sales and marketing team, invest in product development and create eLearning content. Commenting on the…

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Join the MWS Team for Prosecco and Beer at the AELP National Conference

AELP National Conference 2018 Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 June Novotel London West, Hammersmith www.aelpnationalconference.org.uk Visit us at stand 19 to see how Aptem can make your apprenticeship delivery business more efficient, compliant and profitable. Please join us for prosecco and beer at 3:40pm on 25 June. Aptem has quickly gained momentum as the…

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AELP Colleges Summit May 2, 2018

We are excited to be exhibiting at the AELP Spring Conference at BMA House, London on Wednesday, 2 May 2018. As the leading sector trade association, AELP offers advice and help with the evolving challenges faced by its members. This AELP Colleges Spring Summit will focus on: Updates from DfE/IfA in regards policy development specifically of…

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AELP Universities Summit April 26, 2018

The AELP Spring Conference at the MacDonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham on Thursday, 26 April 2018 is fast approaching. The number of HEIs in the market place has grown significantly and AELP offers support with the different challenges they face. The AELP Spring Summit provides updates on current apprenticeship funding, the wider reforms and what lies ahead…

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Partnership Is the Key to Innovation

MWS places a high value on partnering with providers. Close working relationships give us a deep insight into current needs and help us to develop useful new features for Aptem, our easy-to-use apprenticeship delivery platform. Our latest partnership is with the Sussex Council of Training Providers. As a new Commercial Associate member, MWS Technology will…

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Episteme Group Insists on Delivery Excellence

With a combined 45 years of experience in workforce solutions, the team at Episteme Group know exactly what it is looking for in apprenticeship delivery. The team members have pooled their expertise to found an innovative company which provides apprenticeship programme back office support and compliance to large employers. Quality, efficiency and compliance sit at the…

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World Class Training With Corndel

Since May this year, Corndel has used Aptem for the end-to-end delivery of its world-class training programmes. Alongside its Software Engineering Academy, Corndel has also focused on developing high-quality Leadership and Management training courses, accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, which learners access online through Aptem’s eLearning functionality. The learners and Corndel staff have enjoyed…

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BlackRock Training Goes Live With Aptem

BlackRock Training works with Apprenticeship Levy paying employers and training providers to deliver Level 3 and Level 5 Leadership and Management training. To ensure the right quality for its delivery, BlackRock looked at many apprenticeship technology solutions. Ultimately the team concluded that Aptem’s end-to-end functionality met its strategic needs: to strengthen delivery, save costs and…

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Working With the Dorset and Somerset Training Provider Network

MWS Technology is excited to be sponsoring the Dorset and Somerset Training Provider Network meeting on Tuesday, September 26 in Evershot, near Dorchester. This collaborative network includes training providers, colleges, employers and stakeholder bodies working in the post-16 education and training sector. Members share ideas and work together to improve the experiences of the learners, employers…

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AELP Autumn Conference Autumn 2017

The AELP Autumn Conference, takes place on Wednesday November 1. Six months after the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, it’s a good opportunity to review programme reforms, explore what improvements are still needed and look at what progress has been made in safeguarding of programme quality. Delegates will also focus on training issues and work…

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Introducing Our New Apprenticeship Platform

MWS are thrilled to announce the launch of our new apprenticeship platform. As providers contemplate the increased opportunities – and competition – heralded by the Apprenticeship Levy, Aptem offers a transformative tech-first approach to delivery. With the Aptem Collaboration Centre at its centre, Aptem ensures that every participant can see what they need to do and…

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