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Transcript of Philippa Pickford’s speech at GuildHE’s annual conference

Resetting the dial: getting to know the higher education sector and my regulatory priorities for the next 12 months

Read the full transcript of Philippa Pickford’s first major speech in the role of Director of Regulation at the Office for Students (OfS) to GuildHE members at its annual conference on 14 November. To read the transcript click here

OfS External quality assurance of apprenticeship end-point assessment for integrated higher and degree apprenticeships

This guidance sets out how the OfS plans to carry out the external quality assurance (EQA) of end-point assessment. This document provides operational guidance about:

  • the OfS’s approach to ensuring end-point assessment organisations are ready to deliver end-point assessment
  • the OfS’s approach to monitoring the quality of end-point assessment
  • the assessment team
  • the assessment reports.            To read the article click here

Pearson have published a policy paper on the Lifelong Learning Entitlement

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From WONKHE -This week sees the launch of the Digital Learning Design Apprenticeship, the first apprenticeship standard endorsed by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT)

The standard, which was formally approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) only in late May is the result of the joint efforts of a trailblazer group bringing together employers, providers and professionals over a period of over two years, starting during the pandemic. The new Level 5 apprenticeship in Digital Learning Design is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in a rapidly evolving field of Learning Technology, with new trends and technologies emerging. To read the article click here