GTA England News

DfE call for applications for industry professionals to lead and join technical education panels – closing date 13th February 2017

The Department for Education has launched the application process for the industry panel chairs and members who will help shape the future technical education system in England. The application requires a short statement (maximum 500 words), … [Read more...]

Update on the Digital Apprenticeship Service provider trial

We are working closely with the SFA on the development of the new Digital Apprenticeship Service and we now have four GTA England members who have been selected by the SFA to participate in the DAS provider trials - T2000, Alliance, GET and MGTS. … [Read more...]

Conference News

We are delighted to confirm that we will be joined at our annual conference on Tuesday 6th December by David Hill, Director of Apprenticeships at the Department for Education.  David was appointed Director of Apprenticeships at the Department for … [Read more...]

All Change – Again

Tuesday 25 October finally saw the long-awaited publication of the full government set of documents on the proposed future apprenticeship programme. Links to the full set of documents were circulated by email on 26th October. This latest set … [Read more...]

Invitation to Tender – Provision of Apprenticeships to Non Levy Paying Employers

Deadline 5pm 25th November 2016 In response to the launch of the RoATP in late October please find below a range of tools to support your application following the announcement and the webinars . If you have any additional queries please email … [Read more...]

Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

Deadline 5pm 25th November  2016 In response to the launch of the RoATP in late October please find below a range of tools to support your application following the announcement and the webinars . If you have any additional queries please email … [Read more...]

House of Commons Education Select Committee Event 20 July

We arranged for our Apprentice of the Year finalists to give evidence on their experiences on applying for an apprenticeship and also from their training programme to the apprenticeship inquiry Sub Committee. The Sub-committee was set up in 2015 to … [Read more...]

Network Development Manager

I am pleased to announce that we have appointed Rebecca Rhodes to the Network Development Manager post. Rebecca has joined us from her former role in the Skills Funding Agency as the Head of Apprenticeship Funding Policy, where she worked with BIS … [Read more...]

Welcome to new members

We are delighted to welcome Siemens UK to our network. Martin Hottass, UK Skills Partner, Siemens, said: ‘Siemens value the GTA model, being high quality and employer led, and wish to work with members in order to extend our own reach with supply … [Read more...]

The Skills Landscape – All Change?

GTA England Positioning Statement; Tom Wilson, Chair, GTA England As we approach the main summer holiday period and a welcome break in the midst of all the current changes, we do have at least one firm marker in place in the appointment of the Rt … [Read more...]

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