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Angela Scale

Angela Scale

Angela is a Product Manager at the Skills Funding Agency.

Scaling up the Apprenticeship assessment service

A Product Manager and two of her team discussing the launch of the API in front of a whiteboard

Angela Scale is one of the ESFA’s Product Managers in the Apprenticeship Service. Angela talks about how the launch of an application programming interface (API) for end-point assessment organisations will support the service as it grows.

‘Quick, intuitive, easy’: How we have improved apprenticeship service applications for end-point assessment organisations

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post it not with Keep things simple on it

We are launching a new digital system to improve the process for end-point assessment organisations (EPAOs) submitting applications to assess apprenticeship standards. The learning requirements for standards are set out in an assessment plan. We know from feedback from users that …

Launch of our minimal viable service for traineeships

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Old and new traineeship search

Following on from the launch into public beta of our ‘find an apprenticeship’ service in December 2014, the exemplar team have been working on our “find a traineeship” service. Traineeships were introduced in May 2013. They are a combined education, …

Why we start with a minimal viable service – it’s not the end game!

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The search facility on our previous site, and on the new site - redeveloped based on user feedback and need

The 'find an apprenticeship exemplar has been in public beta for over a month, since our launch on 9 December 2014. We achieved our goal to deliver a ‘minimal viable service’ which would allow candidates to effectively search and apply for …