Working life has changed for almost everyone in the country, with remote practices now vital to help with self-isolation and social distancing practices. The world of Apprenticeships is no less affected by the coronavirus outbreak, with remote assessments now a vital necessity to keep Apprentices moving through to completion.
The Department for Education (DfE) and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) issued further information about Apprenticeships during the coronavirus outbreak on 25th March 2020.
The global spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is an understandable cause of concern. We’re acting quickly to ensure that our staff and customers are protected and that we can continue business as usual as much as possible.
The global outbreak of coronavirus has created a state of uncertainty for everyone up and down the country and around the world. We here at Training Qualifications UK are acutely aware of the impact this has had on the education sector and we’re deeply grateful to our centers, who have been active in engaging with us to work through solutions that will keep assessments taking place.
As digital literacy becomes an increasingly important basic skill, End-Point Assessment practices should strive to both support and enable digital solutions.
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) recently released updated guidance on the roles and responsibilities for apprenticeship Gateway and resits for End-Point Assessment.