MEMBERS NETWORK EVENT
Free Members Event in partnership with the University of Keele
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This members only event is free to attend. We invite you to explore apprenticeships, hear exciting news on new apprenticeship standards and best practice in supporting and working with apprentices through live networking, Q&A sessions and talks from Keynote Speakers.
Keynote Speaker: Caleb Wright
Apprenticeships and the new Education Technician Apprenticeship standard
This talk will provide an overview of the current apprenticeship landscape and the context of the new Education Technician apprenticeship standard.
Keele Organisational Development will talk through a range of innovative activities taking place to support the ongoing development, visibility and sustainability of their Technical Community. Hear how the focus of activity is coordinated and shaped by a Technical Services Steering Group consisting of technical representatives from across the institution, some of whom will present during the event. Explore how Keele have recently utilised apprenticeships to further strengthen their technical community.
Other Event Speakers
ICT Services Manager
Hear from Tom, currently in 2nd year of a Data Science Degree Apprenticeship. Tom started at Keele as a Trainee AV Technician in 2008 and started a degree apprenticeship while working as a Learning Technology Officer in the School of Medicine. Tom will talk about this excellent opportunity to expand and formalise his knowledge in an area relevant to his work.
Head of Operations & Infrastructure
Hear from Alex at Keele University who is responsible for servers, systems, storage, Cloud and platforms. Alex was formally the ICT Services Manager for the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences which has an annual IT technician apprenticeship program helping to build skills and careers in technology.
Hear how Technical Services at Manchester Metropolitan University have used degree apprenticeships to develop existing staff as well as bring in an additional talent pool of new Technicians via level 3 apprenticeships.
Join us for the networking break out sessions to discuss common hurdles, best practice and meet new connections from the technical community.