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JTL’s response to Covid testing
Jon Graham, chief executive, JTL:As chief executive of JTL, one of the largest work-based training providers in England and Wales which also receives the largest funding for 16-19-year-olds from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), I was horrified to learn that apprentices will not have access to Covid testing in their place of learning until at least April. This is despite the government ensuring those students aged 16-18 returning…
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At-home apprenticeship “has not prevented me from progressing with my learning”
An apprentice has revealed the challenges of learning a trade at home, as a result of college closures due to Covid-19. According to Derbyshire Live, 17-year-old Adam Poulton, from Buxton, says the challenges of lockdown learning have not prevented his progress with his Tarmac apprenticeship. Adam says, “I have always been in to engineering, getting involved with Lego and robot clubs at school. But it was hearing about Tarmac from…