The covid pandemic has led to a growth in remote education. This is because so many people are now working from home, and remote education provides an excellent way for them to continue their learning. In this blog post, we will discuss how to manage apprenticeship delivery through remote education. We will also provide five top tips for delivering remote education, as well as some statistics on the benefits of remote education. Finally, we will explain how OfSTED inspects remote education in apprenticeships.
How to manage apprenticeship delivery through remote education.
The first step is to ensure that you have a remote education plan in place. This should include how you will deliver the apprenticeship remotely, as well as how you will assess and monitor progress. You should also consider how you will support your apprentices during this time.
There are a few different ways to deliver remote education. You can use video conferencing tools, such as Teams or Zoom, to deliver lectures and seminars. You can also use online learning platforms, to provide resources and activities for your apprentices.
It is important to remember that remote education is not a one-size-fits-all solution. You will need to tailor your take, it is important to make sure that your remote approach to the needs of your apprentices. For example, if you have apprentices who are visual learners, you may want to use more video conferencing in your delivery. If you have apprentices who are more independent learners, you may want to use more online learning platforms.
Whichever approach you take, it is important to ensure that you are providing high-quality remote education. This means that your lectures and seminars should be engaging, and your online resources should be well-designed and fit for purpose.
Five top tips for delivering remote education.
Here are five top tips for delivering remote education:
- Plan your remote education in advance. This will ensure that you are prepared and have everything you need to deliver the apprenticeship remotely.
- Use a mix of delivery methods. This will ensure that your remote education is tailored to the needs of your apprentices.
- Make sure that your remote education is of high quality. This means that your lectures and seminars should be engaging, and your online resources should be well-designed and fit for purpose.
- Be flexible. Remote education is not a one-size-fits-all solution, so you will need to be flexible in your approach.
- Monitor progress. It is important to monitor the progress of your apprentices during this time.
Statistics on the benefits of remote education.
There are many statistics that highlight the benefits of remote education. Here are just a few:
- A study by the University of Oxford found that remote education can be just as effective as face-to-face teaching.
- A study by the National Foundation for Educational Research found that remote education can help to reduce social inequalities.
- A study by the University of London found that remote education can help to improve retention rates.
OfSTED inspections of remote education in apprenticeships.
OfSTED inspections of remote education will focus on three key areas: quality, engagement and progress. Inspectors will look at how well the remote education provision meets the needs of apprentices, how engaged apprentices are with their learning, and how well they are progressing.
They have stated:
Where remote education remains in place, inspectors may observe remote teaching and training and review materials. We will only expect to see the provider’s typical approach to remote education and do not expect providers to arrange anything solely for inspection.
Ultimately, it is vital to maintain the quality of remote education. This means ensuring that apprentices receive high-quality teaching and learning, as well as the support they need to progress.