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Higher and degree apprenticeships: reforms and impact

Date: Monday 07 November 2016
Venue: Hallam Hall, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University

Time: 9.30am - 1pm

The government's apprenticeship reform plans set out ambitions to radically overhaul the development, delivery and funding of apprenticeships in England. Plans include an acceleration in the development of higher and degree apprenticeships and the introduction of the apprenticeship levy for all large employers.

As a leading provider of higher and degree apprenticeships, Sheffield Hallam University is working closely with government to understand the implications of these reforms and to maximise the benefits of our apprenticeship programmes for both individuals and businesses.

The outcomes of the latest government consultation are due to be published by the end of October. We would therefore like to invite you to an update event so you can hear more about these reforms and the implications for your business.

Guest speakers will include Stephen North, Policy Lead for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships at the Department for Education, and Conor Moss, Director of Education and Employer Partnerships at Sheffield Hallam University, along with contributions from senior industry leaders.

Draft agenda:
9.30am Welcome, refreshments and networking
9.45am Speakers and presentations

  • Apprenticeship reforms update
  • Apprenticeship funding for levy and non-levy paying organisations
  • Higher and degree apprenticeships - what are they and how can they help your business?

11.45am Networking and lunch

Further details on agenda and speakers will be confirmed in the coming weeks. In the meantime, for more information on higher and degree apprenticeships at Sheffield Hallam University please visit our apprenticeships web page or read the Frequently Asked Questions about our higher and degree apprenticeships offer.

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If you would like further information about the event, or our higher and degree apprenticeships offer, please contact our apprenticeships team on 0114 225 3833.

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