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Apprenticeship service

New feedback feature for the apprenticeship service

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Product owner Paul Kelman tells us about a new apprenticeship feedback service designed to help employers share views on training providers. We’re developing an exciting new feature so that users can give feedback on aspects of their apprenticeship programmes. Initially …

7 pointers to help employers prepare for transfers on the apprenticeship service

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Chalkboard showing the 10% transfer calculation

Employers who pay the apprenticeship levy can now transfer apprenticeship service funds to multiple organisations to pay for their apprenticeship training and assessment Transfers have now been extended, so employers can make transfers to as many employers as they choose within …

5 strategies to build digital capability

Gary Tucker talking in a meeting

Building digital capability in the public sector is not that easy. Gary Tucker, Head of digital for the apprenticeship service, shares 5 strategies for meeting this challenge

What’s it like to do user testing with employers?

An insight from ESFA user researcher Ayiesha Russell into how we conduct user research and testing to help inform and improve the apprenticeship service from a user-centric perspective

The apprenticeship service – our current roadmap

Following on from my last blog and some of the feedback I received, I wanted to share the current delivery roadmap for the apprenticeship service with you. This starts to outline the most significant developments we are currently planning to …

From Funding Manager to Product Manager: building digital capability at the ESFA

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Product Manager, Andy, and another colleague having a meeting by the release wall

My name’s Andy and I’ve worked for the Education and Skills Funding Agency for nearly eight years. For the past year, I have been helping to lead the delivery of the new apprenticeship service in my role as product manager. …