Degree-level apprenticeships only represented 12.4% of all apprenticeship starts between 2021 and 2022. In this video, Joanna Moonan, Deputy Director at the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education shares some of the recent policy updates regarding degree apprenticeships and what this means for the implementation of them across universities.
We’re delighted to welcome Esther Kent, Academic Director, Employability & Placement Lead for Sport, Sheffield Hallam University, as a new content contributor to MyGovCentral. Esther is responsible for providing strategic leadership to shape the design and delivery of an integrated range of services to achieve a transformative and exceptional experience for all students, graduates, academics, and industry partners (present and future) that maximises student employability.
In 2020, the number of graduates recruited by the UK's top employers was 12.3% lower than in 2019, according to High Fliers, this was the largest annual fall in graduate recruitment in 11 years. Esther Kent, Academic Director for Employability, shared with us some of the numerous ways departments have tailored employable skills to best fit in with their course curriculums.