Category Archives: Degree Apprenticeships

Conventional Education is No Longer the Sure Route to a Career or Job

Degrees area a commodity that don't guarantee career success. A Degree Doesn’t Provide Career Certainty Any Longer. >50% of Young People in the UK are going to University. So a Degree Has Become a Commodity.

And if employers can’t differentiate between graduates what value has a degree? Worse still some Graduate Entry Schemes no longer require a degree. And with debts for Higher Education soaring then a degree is less attractive.

To learn more about why conventional education isn’t fit for purpose read my recent article on FE News. See the link below.

https://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/19866-conventional-education-isn-t-the-path-to-employment-that-it-once-was

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Parents Don’t Understand Degree Apprenticeships

Degree Apprenticeships are a mystery to some parentsIn my latest exclusive for FE News I look at Degree Apprenticeships and learn the dire truth based on the latest survey.

The recent CMI-commissioned Degree Apprenticeship survey, carried out by Populus, makes interesting reading.

It seems that, 83% of the 1003 parents interviewed would, if in their child’s position, prefer to take a Degree Apprenticeship with a major company over going to Oxbridge. They also believe a Degree Apprenticeship will offer better job prospects than a traditional university degree.

With the average graduate allegedly shouldering the burden of a £40,000 debt, this is clearly a factor that contributes to these findings.
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