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Sequencing an Apprenticeship Curriculum

The new OfSTED Education Inspection Framework (EIF) will require a significant shift in delivery models for many colleges and independent training providers delivering apprenticeships. We have written in previous articles that inspectors are going to focus on education and training provider’s curriculum intent, implementation and impact.  For providers who are now actively preparing their curriculum …

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Curriculum Intent Implementation Impact

Apprenticeship Curriculum Intent, Implementation and Impact

Following the publication of the new OfSTED Education Inspection Framework 2019, education and training providers will be aware of the new Quality of Education judgement. This judgement has been introduced to focus on the curriculum, which sets out what apprentices need to know and be able to do.  OfSTED’s definition of a curriculum is The …

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Curriculum Intent Statement

Curriculum Intent Statements

There seems to be a worrying trend that education and training providers appear to be missing the point of OfSTED’s Education Inspection Framework and specifically, curriculum intent. We have been through the guidance again and again and we really are not seeing curriculum intent as just being a statement posted on a website. If this …

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Apprenticeship Curriculum Mapping

For anyone who has had apprentices go through an endpoint assessment, they may have been asked to submit a showcase portfolio that maps to the apprenticeship standards. Interestingly, unlike the old fashioned NVQs or Diploma programmes, the showcase portfolio does not need to be as packed with evidence as portfolios used to be. The introduction …

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