Festival of Learning launches ‘Have a Go’ Month in June16 May 2017
Throughout June, the Festival of Learning has invited its partners to get involved in ‘Have a Go’ Month.
NOCN Regional Roadshow - Confirmed dates and venues11 May 2017
As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting recognised NOCN Centres, we are hosting a series of roadshow events around the country, offering one to one sessions and tailored advice from our expert team.
Teaching English and maths as 'the standard' for all young people4 May 2017
Everyone agrees that young people entering the world of work must be literate and numerate. But the arguments continue about the best approach to deliver English and maths to our young people.
Three skills-based solutions to boost UK's productivity18 April 2017
It is well documented that the UK suffers from a serious and long-standing productivity gap. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) estimates that, on average, Germany, France and the USA are about a third more productive than the UK.This gap currently s
NOCN sponsoring South Yorkshire Apprenticeship Champion Award6 April 2017
Sheffield-based top-two Government-approved Apprenticeship Assessment Organisation (AAO) NOCN is sponsoring the Apprenticeship Champion category of the North Midlands and South Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards 2017.
NOCN achieves a leading position on the AAO Register28 March 2017
NOCN is now positioned in second place on the Register of Apprenticeship Assessment Organisations which was released on 28th March 2017.
FE WEEK: England alone with end-point assessment- only apprenticeships23 March 2017
FE Week has published an article today on new research into how apprenticeships are delivered across eight different countries, revealing that England is the only country to have an end point assessment only apprenticeship programme.
NOCN leads skills workshop at World Productivity Congress in Bahrain22 March 2017
NOCN leads skills strategy workshop at World Productivity Congress in Bahrain
NOCN APPROVED AND READY TO ASSESS SIX NEW APPRENTICESHIP STANDARDS17 March 2017
Top-three Government approved Apprenticeship Assessment Organisation (AAO) NOCN has received approval from the Skills Funding Agency to deliver End-Point Assessments (EPA) for a further six new apprenticeship standards.
Concern over RoATP announcement delays8 March 2017
Despite initial reports that training providers would find out early this week whether they have been approved to deliver newly reformed apprenticeships, the announcement of the RoATP has been delayed without explanation.