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Ofsted is carrying out a programme of monitoring visits to new apprenticeship training providers. When Ofsted has published a monitoring visit report that finds that ‘insufficient progress’ has been made under one or more of the themes assessed, then unless the ESFA identifies an exceptional extenuating circumstance, it will write advising that, with immediate effect, the organisation:

It has been reported that the management degree apprenticeship standard is set to have its funding slashed by a massive £5,000 and funding rates for two other management standards – including the most popular standard, for team leader/ supervisor – will also be reduced.

All three apprenticeships together accounted for almost 20,000 starts in the first nine months of 2017/18, were part of the Institute for Apprenticeship’s funding band review, which began in May.

DBC Training is looking to have partnerships in place to respond to the anticipated summer release of invitations to tender for ESFA/ESF provision.

DBC Training wishes to engage with organisations who are interested in partnering with them to deliver ESFA/ESF provision. DBC Training has been delivering welfare to work, skills delivery and providing training for businesses since 2000 and have successfully delivered £25m of ESFA/ESF funding in the last 7 years across the East Midlands region.

Would you like to work in a welcoming and friendly environment? Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of people in your local community?

If it’s a yes, then this is an exciting opportunity for you as an experienced Cook to join the YMCA in Derby.

YMCA Derbyshire are looking to fill two positions working 21 and 18.2  hours per week respectively.

We are pleased to announce that The Derbyshire Network Annual General Meeting and conference will be held on Wednesday 19th September 2018.

We are also excited to announce that we will be holding the conference in a brand-new venue for 2018. We will be holding the 2018 conference at the fantastic Proact stadium, home to Chesterfield Football Club, and is one of North Derbyshire’s premier venues for such occasions

We will be bringing you another fantastic line-up of speakers prepared to cover the most topical subjects currently facing the learning and skills industry.