Are Apprenticeships the New Norm?
Apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular and opportunities are now widely available with over 16,000 live apprenticeship vacancies listed on the NAS website. Over 34 per cent of these vacancies fall within the Business, Administration and Law sector subject area which emphasises the vast contribution made by business-related apprenticeship programmes. The high number of vacancies is driven by the rising demand for apprenticeship places from potential apprentices, and a growing awareness from employers about the benefits apprenticeships can bring to a business.1
European opportunities for apprenticeship exchanges
Budding British and French apprentices united in a new international project last week in a move to influence apprenticeship exchanges in Europe.
The UK ranks just 25th in the world for the number of students studying abroad, despite being a main receiver of foreign students who take part in the EU’s Erasmus mobility programme.