Spotlight On: Apprenticeships

Welcome to our Spotlight On Series.

Blog Posts that aim to highlight good practice and support from colleagues at Hallam.


Today: Apprenticeships.

Course Leading a new collaborative Apprenticeship (our Story)

Louise Povey, Senior Lecturer in Policing, Course Leader Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship, Law & Criminology, SSA and Sgt Tom Ashley, South Yorkshire Police.

Sheffield Hallam and South Yorkshire Police are now delivering a brand new and exciting Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship programme for student officers joining the police without a degree. In this Course Leader Fest 2020 session, colleagues had an opportunity to come and listen and ask questions about the challenges and successes of course leading collaboratively. Take a look at the session presentation slides.

(The) Police and OfSTED – Whose rules rule? 

Sam Moorwood, Business Engagement Skills and Enterprise (BESE) and Craig Batham, Work-Based Learning Coach, Business Engagement Skills and Enterprise (BESE).

The University has commenced a Degree Apprenticeship for Police Constables. South Yorkshire Police, a regionally based, public sector employer is set to become our biggest Apprenticeship client yet.

We are sub-contracting some of the delivery back to the employer, so the relationships are complex. Meanwhile OfSTED are now the External Quality Assurance body for all Apprenticeships. Whose rules rule? Lets see how we are translating rules into a positive learning experience during Covid. Participants were given an overview on and encouraged to read: