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Video: Harnessing the power of apprenticeships


Could apprenticeships be the key L&D ingredient for organisations and employees striving to adapt to fast-changing job roles and skills requirements? This roundtable discussion shares best practice insights from the experts on how to make the most of this learning pathway.

3rd Jun 2020
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For organisations striving to build a more diverse and inclusive workplace, grow internal talent in flexible ways, and move beyond traditional hiring routes, apprenticeships could be the answer. 

But how can you measure the real impact of this learning solution and uncover its true business value?

This roundtable discussion, brought to you by The Open University, offers insights from an expert panel of learning and development professionals who are passionate about apprenticeships and the impact they make in the workplace.

What’s covered?  

The expert panel focused on four key areas:

  1. Measuring impacts on individual apprentices

  2. How to measure impacts on the business

  3. How apprenticeships can diversify the workforce

  4. Demonstrating the value of apprenticeship programmes

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Who is on the panel?

  • Viren Patel, Director, Business Development Unit at The Open University

  • Dave Oxley, Apprenticeship Programme Manager at DHL UK

  • Anne Ashworth, Head of Employee Apprenticeships at Pearson

  • Sarah Farley, Future Careers Lead and former apprentice at Unilever

  • Lucy Hunte, National Programme Manager – apprenticeships at Health Education England

  • Kate Kelly, Learning & Development Manager at Public Health England

  • Chair, Martin Couzins, Corporate Learning Journalist

Want to find out more about apprenticeships?

If you're looking to embed or make better use of apprenticeships in your talent development provision, visit The Open University's Apprenticeships page or download this guide on 'How to spearhead talent growth and bridge the skills gap through apprenticeships.'

The Open University Flexible Learning hub

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