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.

The best way for local authorities to upskill staff

19th June 2020
Apprenticeships can help you develop the high-level skills you need.

Introducing the social worker degree apprenticeship

12th June 2020
Recruit and retain motivated, talented staff who are trained to the highest standard.

How can local authorities spend their apprenticeship levy?

5th June 2020
Follow these 7 steps to make the most of your apprenticeship levy.
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How can schools make the most of their apprenticeship levy?

7th November 2018
Since the levy was introduced schools across the country have paid £180 million into the kitty
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How to spend the apprenticeship levy in schools

10th October 2018
Many schools don’t know how much they’re paying or how they can access their funds
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3 new ways to join the police force

11th June 2018
Undergraduate policing degree… 3-year degree apprenticeship.. or a conversion course.

Ready to switch Eportfolio’s?

30th May 2018
Everyone knows that eportfolios are a ‘must have’ for saving time, hassle and money in training – while maximising completions. But not all EdTech firms are created equal.
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5 ways to improve police training ROI

7th March 2018
5 ways to improve ROI – from engagement to efficiencies.
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How to record evidence for police performance-related pay

21st December 2017
Find out the easy way to record evidence for PRP.
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New police constable degree apprenticeship

10th December 2017
Instead of going to uni, police constables can complete a 3-year apprenticeship.

How can police forces standardise training?

1st December 2017
4 practical ways police forces can standardise training.

Eportfolios – Your best line of ally in police data security

23rd November 2017
Imagine the severity of a cyber-attack on the UK police force.

Using an eportfolio for police training

3rd November 2017
Here are our top 5 reasons to use an eportfolio for police training.

How should the police spend their levy?

30th October 2017
The UK police force has a lot of levy to spend on apprenticeship training.
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Theresa May announces new plans for grammar schools in England

12th September 2016
What the new policy means for apprenticeships.