Reform Of Degree Apprenticeships.

The Institute will reform and improve degree apprenticeships following strong support from consultation respondents. Degree apprenticeships already play a hugely important role in our education and skills system. They give people, who may not previously have had the...

International Dyslexia Awareness Month

“Dyslexia is just a different way of seeing the world, a different way of processing information, and a different way of coming up with great ideas.” Sir Richard Branson – Founder of Virgin Group   Maggie Aderin-Pocock Astronomer and Space Scientist....

National Inclusion Week 2021

On the 28th of September Skills Beyond School attended a special Inclusion in Apprenticeships Conference hosted by The BAME Apprentice Network to mark the National Inclusion Week 2021 and celebrate inclusion in all its forms. The conference began with a panel...

Kickstart Scheme: The Employers

Our previous blog post explored what it was like to work as a Kickstart employee. This time we were eager to gain insight into the employer’s point of view, and how the Kickstart scheme aided them in their pursuit of employees.   We sat down with Lucy, the...

Kickstart Scheme: The Employees

In our last blog post, we explored what the Kickstart scheme is, how it works and why it is beneficial to those involved. However we also wanted to find out first-hand what it was really like to work as a kickstarter, so we conducted a short set of interviews to find...

What is the Government Kickstart Scheme?

You may have seen the words ‘Kickstart scheme’ eagerly entering the work dynamic, but what does it actually mean? The kickstart scheme is a low risk option for employers as it is funded by the government due to a £2billion fund that has been set up. The...