Welcome to our weekly Skills and Job Launchpad update on Skills and Employment.
This week we have information on the chancellor’s announcement on skills and employment, T-levels, apprenticeships, and government guidance and publications updates.
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We have summarised the key points from the chancellors announcement on Wednesday 8 July 2020.
The Amazing Apprenticeships team has recently been involved in the creation of a new helpful guide for employers and teachers and careers advisers.
There are also a series of resources available.
The amazing apprenticeships team has recently been involved in the creation of a helpful new guide for employers who are considering how to return their apprentices to the workplace and/or their learning programme.
Government Guidance and Publications New releases – 21 July 2020
- Hours spent building skills and employability (published 21 July 2020)
Research to measure the time that young people spend on activities in and outside of education which build their skills and employability.
- Attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: 23 March to 17 July 2020
A summary of attendance in education settings since Monday 23 March and early years settings since Thursday 16 April.
Government Guidance and publications Updates
- Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Updated guidance to clarify advice on the system of controls measures including PPE and the NHS test and trace process.
Early years and childcare settings, schools and colleges should read this guidance in conjunction with the Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing protective measures in education and childcare settings’ guidance.
- Get technology support for children and schools during coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Updated to clarify that all local authorities and academy trusts have been invited to order, the majority of devices have been delivered and to set out the delivery timeline going forward.