The Richard Review, which was released today, argues that the apprenticeship system should be re-designed so that employers are paid to buy the training they think works best. Suzie Webb, AAT’s Director of Education, agrees.
Very few people will have escaped to notice the news that tuition fees have risen to a staggering £9k this month. For school leavers considering their next step, this presents a real challenge.
A year ago AAT established a relationship with Islington Academy with a view to setting up an apprentice scheme. One year on and the apprentices are going from strength to strength. Olivia Hill, AAT’s Head of HR, explains all .
As Scottish Apprenticeship Week kicks off (21-25 May), Iain Abernethy of Johnston Carmichael argues that apprenticeships are not only good for business – they are good for school leavers wanting to climb the career ladder too.
Sophie Dobbins has been an apprentice at AAT for five months. Here she talks about her decision to apply for an apprenticeship, and describes what she has learnt already I was struggling a little with my A levels when I was at college and I’d lost motivation. I was looking for advice on other career [...]
Getting an apprenticeship with Rolls Royce is as competitive as trying to get into Oxbridge. At the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2012, AAT Chief Executive Jane Scott Paul asks: isn’t it time snobbery over apprenticeships was put to bed?
If you’ve ever wondered ‘what is an apprenticeship?’ then there’s no better time to ask than right now. Here we highlight an impressive accountancy apprenticeship in Milton Keynes that’s setting youngsters on their way to the top With National Apprenticeship Week barely a week away, there could not be a better time to talk apprenticeships. [...]
By Jane Scott Paul, AAT Chief Executive As an organisation we’ve got so much going on that we felt it important to have a ‘space’ in which we share our news, ideas, thoughts and opinions with you. In this day and age in which everyone at the click of a button can access information, I [...]