Council’s Chief Executive meets with Apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week 2019

We’ve been following the Apprentice Learning Network at Poole Borough Council for a while now, and we’ve been consistently impressed by the way that the apprentices have supported each other, made use of the resources available to them, and promoted learning opportunities. In this piece Freya Kendall, one of the founder members, explains how the […]

A learning network for apprentices

A few months ago we reported on the apprentices learning network that had been established in Poole Local Government branch. At the 25 Years of Learning ULR event we had the chance to hear from the apprentices themselves as well as ULR Pete Stratford who was instrumental in getting things off the ground… As part of jointly working as […]

Apprentices pool their knowledge in Dorset

Apprentices in Poole local government branch, Dorset, have been meeting to discuss learning opportunities open to them. Union learning rep Pete Stratford was instrumental in setting up the group. Pete says, Our Apprentice Learning Network came about following my experience as a public service manager employing apprentices. I was aware that apprentices were often isolated […]