5 Top tips for GCSE students from award winning apprentice

GCSEs are hugely important qualifications that you spend most of your school career preparing for. But how important are they later on in life when you’re choosing your career? For me, my GCSEs were really important in helping me decide what sort of job I wanted. I work as an Apprentice Scientist now at MedImmune…

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Q&A with Emma: Hairdressing in the Spotlight

Meet Emma, Curriculum Director & Academy Manager of the London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy. Deciding to leave school at 16 to pursue her dream of becoming a hairdresser, we find out about her steps, decisions and throwbacks as she now teaches apprentices to join the industry. If you have any questions for Emma or are considering…

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Apprenticeships 101

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2017 saw the launch of the UK apprenticeship levy, indicating a £2.5billion annual investment by 2019-2020 which is double the investment from 2010-2011. This figure alone is a clear indication that the UK government is taking a stance of improving options and choices for young people through apprenticeships.   Historically, apprenticeships have wrongly been seen…

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