When we think about learning, we often only consider the end goal of what it is we need to learn. However, each new learning experience, whether that is changing school, transitioning to further or higher education, starting a new qualification or apprenticeship, or any other CPD training we might undertake throughout our careers, brings with it different challenges or barriers to learning which we must first overcome in order to achieve a successful outcome.
As a fellow of the Institute of Employability Professionals, Dan Howard has contributed to the latest IEP Journal covering why accessibility must be central to employability efforts.
With the furlough scheme coming to an end on 31st October, we may begin to see the truest picture yet of the economic fallout and the impact on jobs as a result of coronavirus and extended periods of lockdown. Although it has been shown that young people have been disproportionally affected by coronavirus related unemployment, […]
An e-portfolio is a secure, digital version of traditional paper-based storage files. They allow learners to upload a range of evidence, including video, sound, or image files, throughout their qualification or apprenticeship. E-portfolios can easily be accessed anytime, anywhere with an internet connection by the learner, their tutor, assessor, manager, and internal quality assurer. Using […]
Dan Howard looks at the academic session ahead and how blended learning and data-driven insights will be key to the sustained future of education.
Lockdown brought with it a new age for tech enabled learning. With our new found love of EdTech, how do providers evolve their delivery from simply surviving to thriving?
With the forthcoming essential digital skills qualifications soon to be included as part of apprenticeships and delivered to many digitally excluded adults, we’re taking a look at why it’s more important than ever before to close the digital skills gap.
Our eLearning software is under constant review and the Skills Forward team is continually adding new features, reporting tools and resources to ensure that our software delivers what your organisation and your learners need. Here are just some of the exciting Skills Builder developments that are live or coming soon that you should know about ahead of September.
Get to know the Skills Forward team, including their secret talents, with our series of staff profiles.
With some resemblance of normality on the horizon, how can providers and employers bridge the gap between a break in learning or work and a return to the workplace?