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Not just the job: Could degree apprenticeships work for your students?

Not just the job: Could degree apprenticeships work for your students?

Monday 9th March 2020

Choices and Pathways

Since they were rolled out in 2015, degree apprenticeships (DAs) have been embraced by universities and employers nationwide, and received a mixture of positive and negative press. However, most school students – as well as many teachers and parents – remain unfamiliar with this relatively new route for progression. Some learners are unaware that getting their degree as an apprentice…

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Supporting students to choose their higher education route

Supporting students to choose their higher education route

Thursday 3rd October 2019

HEPA Choices and Pathways

A huge (and belated) welcome back for the academic year from the HEPA team. We’re delighted to be out and about delivering activities in your centres this term, with a particular focus on supporting students to make competitive HE applications. As such, we thought it would be timely to include some key questions that you can be encouraging students to…

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HEPA Vlog: Careers of the Future

HEPA Vlog: Careers of the Future

Tuesday 2nd April 2019

HEPA Choices and Pathways

Part of our series of blogs from our Higher Education Progression Advisers. This short vlog highlights findings from recent research around how the world of work may develop in the future. It flags up key skills and attributes crucial for young people to develop and flags up key resources which can be used by advisers and teachers working with young…

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HEPA Blog: Why T Levels?

HEPA Blog: Why T Levels?

Friday 15th March 2019

HEPA Choices and Pathways

Part of our series of blogs from our Higher Education Progression Advisers. Why T Levels? The government’s 2016 Post-16 Skills Plan recommended, with regards to technical education, that there be a move ‘away from the current [level 2 and 3] awarding organisation market model, where qualifications which deliver similar but different outcomes compete with one another.’ A consultation on the…

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