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.

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.

How can HEIs prepare for Ofsted?

12th February 2021
Ofsted will soon start inspecting all HEIs that deliver degree apprenticeships.

The ESFA is going to start inspecting universities

10th December 2020
All universities that deliver degree apprenticeships will be subject to audit.
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Delivering degree apprenticeships? Here are 7 things you need to know

6th November 2020
Delivering degree apprenticeships is very different from traditional undergraduate programmes.

OneFile and Turnitin integration: how does it work?

26th October 2020
Find out how the OneFile and Turnitin integration can support your degree apprenticeship delivery.

How to keep degree apprentices engaged: 5 top tips

22nd October 2020
Follow these 5 top tips to keep your degree apprentices engaged.

Using OneFile to deliver degree apprenticeships

19th October 2020
Find out why over 30 UK universities use OneFile to deliver degree apprenticeships.

Why do so many Russell Group universities deliver degree apprenticeships?

6th October 2020
Almost half of the Russell Group universities deliver degree apprenticeships. Why?

Ofsted is going to start inspecting universities

23rd September 2020
The move will give Ofsted the power to inspect all levels of apprenticeships.

Reimagining remote learning post Covid-19: universities

11th August 2020
Hear challenges, learnings and top tips from other HEIs.
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Who pays for degree apprenticeships?

7th May 2020
Find out what funding is available for degree apprenticeships.

How to talk to LGBTQ+ students

1st April 2020
Speaking to people with different gender identities or sexualities can be confusing.

How does OneFile improve quality management?

23rd March 2020
How exactly does OneFile improve quality management?

What do parents and students think about degree apprenticeships?

5th March 2020
Here what students and parents think about degree apprenticeships.

Degree apprenticeships: the story so far

17th February 2020
Since they were introduced 5 years ago, degree apprenticeships have really taken off.

How to deliver degree apprenticeships

12th November 2019
Degree apprenticeships are delivered by HEIs – but they’re very different to traditional degree programmes.

How do universities apply to the RoATP?

4th November 2019
Use our step-by-step guide to help your organisation ace the RoATP application.

How do degree apprenticeships increase student and employer engagement?

31st October 2019
Degree apprenticeships bring huge benefits to HEIs – including increased student and employer engagement.
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Benefits of degree apprenticeships for universities

25th October 2019
Over 25% of all apprenticeships delivered in the UK are at higher or degree level.
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How are degree apprenticeships regulated?

17th October 2019
Everyone involved in degree apprenticeships is responsible for quality – the HEI, employer, assessment organisation and even the apprentice.
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How to track off-the-job training in higher apprenticeships

17th October 2019
Higher apprentices must spend a minimum of 20% of their contracted hours completing off-the-job training.
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Degree apprenticeships: a successful failure?

24th April 2019
Degree apprenticeships had a slow start, they’re outperforming apprenticeships at other levels.
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How can tech boost your Ofsted grade?

14th January 2019
Ofsted inspections often cause panic for education providers.
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7 reasons to use OneFile for legal apprenticeships 

27th November 2018
Legal apprenticeships are becoming a popular option for law firms.