Capella Associates – Award Winning Data Usage

4th September 2023
Capella Associates are an independent training provider who have putting their trust in OneFile since 2020. Recently, they have achieved a Gold Award for Innovation at The Learning Excellence awards in Birmingham, highlighting their on-going commitment to advancing education.

OneFile User Conference: Ofsted Session

13th July 2023
At our OneFile User Conference, the Ofsted session – Ofsted Outstanding: User stories (With Susanna Lawson, Exeter College and Educationwise) was quite a hit.

Five ways you can be ‘box clever’ in delivering apprenticeships and training

20th June 2023
Sometimes it’s hard being the ‘Tyson Fury’ of EdTech…

Here we are, ‘packing a punch’ by getting twice as many completions as the national average.

But we’re playing in the same ‘ring’ as providers whose technology doesn’t even work properly…

What is an Ofsted deep dive?

15th June 2023
A deep dive is a phrase given to the process that inspectors use to gain a deeper
understanding of a provider’s curriculum and relationships with partners.
In an Ofsted inspection focused on apprenticeships, a deep dive would involve a thorough
examination of the quality of the apprenticeship provision offered by the education or
training provider.

In pursuit of Ofsted Outstanding

15th May 2023
OneFile held an Ofsted webinar sharing the themes found during the most recently published Ofsted Annual Report. There were over 1,000 registrations for the webinar which demonstrates the interest in the topic.

Apprenticeship Funding Rules – August 2023 to July 2024

27th April 2023
Some apprenticeship providers might be breathing a sigh of relief after government released its latest draft of funding rules for apprenticeships. It’s a mixed bag. The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) relaxed rules around breaks in employment, and the achievement of functional skills in Maths and English. But it’s also tightened up requirements on progress and documenting status around recognition of prior learning.

Four ways you can boost sustainability with OneFile – without even realising!

21st April 2023
As the UK’s leading provider of software for vocational training, we’re seeing thousands of colleges, training providers, universities, local authorities and employers reduce their environmental impact and maximise sustainability by shifting the management of vocational training from paper, to online.

Ofsted Annual Report 2021: What We Learnt About the FE & Skills Sector

9th December 2021
This year has been no ordinary year, in fact we could say it has been one of the most challenging as a provider and as a learner.

How to enrol learners the easy way

26th July 2021
Enrolling learners can be time-consuming, repetitive, and difficult to track. With OneFile Enrol, you can manage every stage of the enrolment journey online.

The new RoATP – what’s different and how can I prepare?

22nd July 2021
Article by: SDN | All apprenticeship providers will need to reapply to the RoATP in 2021-22. Here’s how you can prepare.

How to prepare apprenticeship data for the ESFA and Ofsted

9th April 2021
In apprenticeships, quality assurance and quality delivery go hand in hand.

Budget 2021: how will the announcement affect FE and skills?

5th March 2021
The budget includes various initiatives that impact apprenticeships and traineeships.

RoATP refresh 2021 – what’s changed?

23rd February 2021
The ESFA has launched its latest refresh of the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP).

How have providers used OneFile’s course builder to pivot their remote delivery?

5th February 2021
Providers have used the course builder to create content, test knowledge and engage learners.

How have providers used OneFile to maintain remote delivery during lockdown?

13th January 2021
Hear the creative ways other colleges have used OneFile during lockdown.

9 top tips for delivering effective virtual lessons

7th October 2020
Follow these tips to make your virtual lessons as effective and engaging as possible.

Do employers like the new apprenticeship standards?

7th September 2020
The answer should be a resounding ‘yes – they love standards!’.

How to include assessment in on-programme learning

21st August 2020
On-programme is an important part of apprenticeship delivery.

Apprenticeship standards: how are apprentices graded?

19th August 2020
Find out how to grade apprenticeship evidence correctly.

Apprenticeship standards: how to create an effective training plan

19th August 2020
The training plan covers the entire apprenticeship journey.

How to create an individual learning plan (ILP)

18th August 2020
Find out how the individual learning plan (ILP) needs to be tailored to each learner.

Reimagining remote learning post Covid-19: colleges

4th August 2020
Hear our panelists’ challenges, success and top tips for remote learning.

Reimagining apprenticeship delivery after covid-19: training providers

23rd July 2020
Hear success stories, challenges and top tips for apprenticeship delivery after lockdown.
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Apprenticeships: what’s changing on 1st August?

17th July 2020
The changes will affect training providers, employers and apprentices.

5 ways to help your apprentice succeed in your childcare setting

13th July 2020
With the right support, childcare apprentices could be the future leaders of your setting.

How does the Chancellor’s recovery plan impact apprenticeships?

8th July 2020
Find out what Sunak said about apprenticeships.

Childcare apprenticeships: how to make your delivery a success

1st July 2020
Apprenticeships are popular programmes with childcare settings

How to make lockdown learning a success

4th June 2020
We’ve asked providers how they’re making remote learning work for them.

Apprenticeships: how to stay compliant during COVID-19

18th May 2020
Although the ESFA has suspended routine audits, providers still need to stay compliant.

Giving end-point assessors access to portfolios early could impact apprentice outcomes

5th May 2020
See our top tips for providers.