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June 2020 News

June 2020 - All About Apprenticeships
 
 
 
Book virtual ASK support 
Have you explored the new ASK Digital Offer yet? With new remote-led sessions, including how to find a vacancy in the current labour market and how to boost employability skills at home, there's lots of free support for students, teachers and parents. Find out more and book online now. 
 
June Parents' & Carers' Pack
The June edition includes key questions during Covid-19, searching for an apprenticeship in the current climate, tips on staying resilient, what is a traineeship, starting an apprenticeship during lockdown, what it's like to work at Capgemini as an LGBT+ employee, and much more!
 
T Levels introduction announced
T Levels are due to be introduced from the academic year 2020 to 2021. General guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website here. New updates have been added to existing guidance, including information on 2022 T level providers and updated course titles. 
 
New resources summary
We've added lots of new resources over the past few weeks, including the ‘2020 Memory Maker’, a great way to document what life is like right now. We've also added 'My New Normal' a poster that allows you to track your new positive habits and doubles as a mindfulness colouring activity.
 
Free webinars for teachers and careers advisers
A brand-new series of free live Careers Exploration webinars for teachers and careers advisers are now open for registration. Each webinar will focus on a specific industry and will include valuable insight from leading employers. Industries covered include, Engineering& Manufacturing, Logistics, Digital & Tech, and Energy. 
 
World Wellbeing Week 
World Wellbeing Week runs from 22-26 June. You can access free wellbeing resources on the Amazing Apprenticeships Wellbeing and Mindfulness Support page, including the Mindfulness Masterclass series led by expert speakers, George Anderson and Dr Vikki Barnes, individual mindfulness exercises, a special one-off webinar for Mental Health Week and the 50 Amazing Apprenticeship Support Activities guide. The webinars cover a range of practical exercises and ways to support yourself and others to be healthy, happy and more resilient.
 
National Careers Service support
The National Careers Service is still available to offer support with careers, jobs and learning over the phone, online and through social media. If you, or someone you know needs support, get in touch on 0800 100 900 or find them online.