Making accurate payments to providers and employers is a key aim of the Apprenticeship Service and a key user need to address. Gary Tucker, Deputy Director at the Apprenticeship Service, talks about how the Service has created very accurate payments and built a capability to ensure apprentices are given the opportunities they deserve.
At the ESFA we have been conducting research with providers focusing on how they submit data to us and where improvements can be made. We looked at what transpires before and after submission of the ILR returns.
Part 2 in a series of blogs about upscaling a public service during a pandemic and the next steps in engaging more employers with apprenticeships and T-levels.
A series of blogs about upscaling a public service during a pandemic and the next steps in engaging more employers with apprenticeships and T-levels.
In part 2 of their blog, the apprenticeship service support team look at service transformation and a 'digital by default' model. They also explain how this model enabled them to respond to the challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic.
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.
We want to find out how well apprenticeships are working for apprentices. Industry moves fast and we want to make sure apprenticeships move with the times, and remain relevant and effective. But how? We’re starting by getting real-time feedback from apprentices …
CDS was a challenging project, in terms of the scale of the work, its technically complexity, and the number of contractor organisations involved. We take a look at what we delivered and what we learned.
The Customer Data Service allows us to transfer data in near real time between the multiple contractors who deliver the National Careers Service.
We hear from people in a contractor organisations who worked with us on the project.
How we kept the future, and others, in mind when designing the solution to a common problem.