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Vaccine Passport Being Considered for Colleges

It has been reported that the Prime Minister has suggested that 2 doses if the vaccine should be compulsory for students in further and higher education. For more information, read the FE Week article here

National Apprenticeship Week 2022 Dates Announced 

The dates from the 2022 National Apprenticeship Week have now officially been announced, it will take place between 7th-13th February 2022. Click here for more information. 

ALPHI Nominated for EM3 Employers Building Futures Award 

We are delighted to say that ALPHI has been nominated in the best provider category for their delivery of the ASK programme to Hampshire schools and colleges. Thank you to EM3 for organising the event, we look forward to working with you to continue delivering the ASK programme in the new school year. 

From FE Week: New rule stopping learning providers from assessing apprentices for learning difficulties. 

FE Week have published an article on the new rule that prevents learning providers from assessing their apprentices for funding for any learning difficulties they may have. Click here to read the full article. 

Apprentices' mental health in the workplace - how bad is the crisis we are facing? 

Click here to read the article published by Amazing Apprenticeships on Apprentices' mental health in the workplace and how many apprentices are being affected by mental health problems. 

ESFA Provider Network Strategy Launch

Please see the attachement for more information on the ESFA's new Provider Network Strategy

Your Future, Your Choice

The Hampshire Careers Partnership have released a Your Future, Your Choice brochure with information on post 16 options such as apprenticeships and traineeships. It also has hints and tips for writing a CV, practice application forms and job interview advice. To access the booklet, click here.





NAW 2021 – What Went On?

The ASK programme ran a Virtual Bus, which travelled to schools in Portsmouth and provided information on apprenticeships and video talks from apprentices. More information here.

Portsmouth City Council provided some cases studies to help educate people as to why an apprenticeship is the correct choice for them and also introduced their first cohort of Teaching Assistant Apprentices. See more on their Facebook page

The Learning Curve Group interviewed some of their apprentices to give us a taste of their everyday lives. See more on their LinkedIn.

Farnborough College of Technology organized on-demand interactive virtual events for apprentices, as well as providing videos of apprentices and virtual tours of the campus. See more here.

SETA produced a suite of apprenticeship case studies and employer testimonials that are available on their website.

ALPHI network support for employers in uncertain times

ALPHI is compiling a list of member support available to employers and their employees to support them with upskilling, returning to work, business development and continuous improvement. See here for details.

If you are an ALPHI memeber and would like to add your employer support provision then please download the template by clicking here and email it to info@alphi.org.uk

Covid-19 ASK update

ALPHI can now offer a programme of virtual activities for students

Download the ASK Virtual Brochure of activities here.

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