National Apprenticeships Week 2018 Dates Announced
The dates of the 11th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) have been announced and will run from 5 to 9 March 2018.
During NAW employers and apprentices from across England will come together to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.
Please keep an eye on the National Apprenticeships twitter feed (@Apprenticeships) for further updates and if Liverpool City Region employers, providers, schools or any other organisations are planning activity for NAW 2018, please let us know. We will share the national toolkits and promotional plans as soon as we receive them
New MP Ambassadors Appointed to Champion Apprenticeship Programme
The Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, Anne Milton, has announced appointments to encourage people from all ages and backgrounds to consider an apprenticeship. These ambassadors will champion the opportunities and benefits that apprenticeships can offer and will work across the UK to target specific areas and raise awareness. The following positions have been appointed:
- Three new MP Apprenticeship Ambassadors – Maria Caulfield MP, Stephen Metcalfe MP, Trudy Harrison MP
- Helen Grant MP has replaced Nus Ghani MP as the Chair of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network
- Trudy Harrison MP has been appointed as the Co-Chair of the Apprenticeship Delivery Board
- Dominique Unsworth has been appointed as an SME Ambassador
LCR Apprenticeship Hub is keen to recruit more Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Ambassadors to join our Network. If you feel you could inspire more young people in the region to choose an apprenticeship as a career path then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org