Analogue apprenticeships are dead. Long live digital
Flexible technology that fits into people’s busy lives could help to revive the appeal of vocational learning
The “earn while you learn” promise is no longer enough to entice modern learners to undertake apprenticeships. In our technology-driven society, apprenticeships are being left behind because they are failing to take into consideration our ever-complicated lives. Flexible and immediate access to information is now fundamental to our learning landscape; antiquated analogue apprenticeships simply do not hit the mark.
In a positive move by the government, apprenticeships are being revamped, with a commitment to 3 million starts by 2020. They have also been placed at the heart of the Post-16 Skills ...