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Employers will be able to post scores and reviews of their apprenticeship provider in an online review tool similar to Trip Advisor, according to the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The ‘what are employers saying’ service will invite employers who have registered apprentices on the apprenticeship service to feedback on specific aspects of their programmes, with the first beta version of the feature specifically focusing on training providers.

Dear members,

Thank you to those of you that completed the feedback survey regarding last week’s conference. As always, your feedback was has given us much to think about for the next 12 months!

This year, we reverted back to the National, Local, Quality and Industry speaker format for the conference and delivered a strong line-up able to talk confidently around their particular subject areas.

We changed the venue this year to the Proact stadium in Chesterfield, which was again scored highly on location, facilities and most importantly the catering!

Do you get a buzz out of communicating and collaborating? Are you passionate about making a difference?

YMCA Derbyshire are looking for a Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator to join their team.

You can view the full advert here:

 and the full job description is here:

With just 24 hours until the TDN Annual Conference, today is your final opportunity to secure your place.

Set at a new venue this year, the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield, we’ve assembled another fantastic line-up of speakers prepared to cover the most topical subjects currently facing the learning and skills industry.

Lauren joined The Derbyshire Network back in 2008 and celebrates her 10th year with the Network this week.    

As many of you will know, Lauren is our Data & Compliance Administrator who puts 100% effort in her job every working day and in the 10 years we have known her, Lauren has achieved so much, from tying the knot to adding to the family with her two young children.

Lauren is a great asset to the team and is a pleasure to work alongside, she is determined and friendly and as a great working relationship with all staff and sub-contractors