Meet an inspirational lab scientist degree apprentice

Cosmopolitan spoke to Aimen Fatima, 21, an inspirational lab scientist degree apprentice at The University of Manchester, about what first got her into science and what she’s working on right now. “Growing up in Pakistan, my mum was my biggest inspiration. She was an army nurse and really into biology. If someone asked me what … Continued

Deadline extended for National Apprenticeship Awards!

There’s still time to make your application! If you’ve been nominated for Apprenticeship Champion of the Year there’s still time to complete your personal application – until Tuesday 28th May at 12 noon! Everyone registered for the Awards now have until noon on 28 May to complete their National Apprenticeship Awards application. If you haven’t … Continued

Good news from the Youth Voice Census Results 2019

Careers education and knowledge of apprenticeships is on the rise, but there is still much work to do to fix youth unemployment. On the 8th May, Youth Employment UK launched the results from the 2019 Youth Voice Census, a survey capturing the experiences of more than 3,000 14-24-year olds as they transition between education and … Continued

Download the updated Champion logos!

Following the introduction of the new Fire It Up campaign in January, we have made updates to the Apprenticeship Champion branding and assets. You can now download updated versions of the following: Apprenticeship Champion email signature Apprenticeship Champion website badge – for schools Apprenticeship Champion website badge – for organisations Apprenticeship Champion website badge – … Continued

DfE seeking views on post-16 qualifications

The Department for Education are seeking views on the principles that should guide their review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below. This consultation is the first stage of the Government’s review of post-16 level 3 and below qualifications (excluding T Levels, A Levels and GCSEs). It asks for views on the high level principles … Continued

Welcome to the new Champion page!

We’ve listened to your feedback over the past year, and have been working hard since to improve the online Champion experience. You’ll now find everything you need as a new or experienced Champion right here in the easy-to-navigate dashboard setup. Be sure to keep your eyes on the ‘Activities for you’ section and check back … Continued

Are you attending the Apprenticeship Champion Consultation Events?

From September 2019, the Apprenticeship Support & Knowledge for schools and colleges programme (ASK) will expand to include support for students in years 7, 8 and 9 (Key Stage 3) and we will also be reviewing the existing content for years 10 – 13, offering a full new programme regarding apprenticeships. The programme will continue … Continued