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degree apprenticeships 'on verge of significant success'


image copyrightthinkstockimage caption the scheme began two years ago with just 640 degree apprentices degree apprenticeships, encompassing university and work, are "on the verge of significant success", says a report. almost 5,000 people will begin degree apprenticeships in 2017-18, nearly eight times as many as when the scheme launched in 2015, says universities uk. the scheme was already reaching people who would not otherwise have gone to university, the report found.but more needed to be done to communicate the benefits, said uuk president dame julia goodfellow. the degree apprenticeship scheme operates across england and wales, although people can apply from throughout the uk. the uuk study, launched to coincide with national apprenticeships week and based on a survey of 66 english u






degree apprenticeships 'on verge of significant success'


image copyrightthinkstockimage caption the scheme began two years ago with just 640 degree apprentices degree apprenticeships, encompassing university and work, are "on the verge of significant success", says a report. almost 5,000 people will begin degree apprenticeships in 2017-18, nearly eight times as many as when the scheme launched in 2015, says universities uk. the scheme was already reaching people who would not otherwise have gone to university, the report found.but more needed to be done to communicate the benefits, said uuk president dame julia goodfellow. the degree apprenticeship scheme operates across england and wales, although people can apply from throughout the uk. the uuk study, launched to coincide with national apprenticeships week and based on a survey of 66 english u






trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap


washington — president donald trump will be touring a technical school in wisconsin tuesday as part of his push to boost jobs by increasing apprenticeships.trump says the learn-and-earn arrangements are going to be "a big, big factor" in his effort to add jobs that employers are having trouble filling. the idea is for students to work at paid internships while they go to school, sometimes with companies footing the bill. the labor department says nine in 10 apprentices who complete their programs find jobs.there's evidence of bipartisanship at least for the idea of apprenticeships. president barack obama called for more in his 2014 state of the union address. and this year's budget passed with about $90 million for apprenticeships. trump proposes keeping that funding but cutting other work






trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap


washington — president donald trump says apprenticeships could match workers with millions of open jobs, but he's reluctant to devote more taxpayer money to the effort.instead, trump and labor secretary alex acosta say the administration is focused on getting universities and private companies to pair up and pay the cost of such learn-to-earn arrangements.the president has accepted a challenge from salesforce.com ceo marc benioff to create 5 million apprenticeships over five years. now, as part of a week-long apprenticeship push, he is visiting waukesha technical college in wisconsin tuesday with his daughter, ivanka, as well as acosta and wisconsin gov. scott walker."apprenticeships are going to be a big, big factor in our country," trump said during his first-ever full cabinet meeting mo






trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap


washington (ap) — president donald trump says apprenticeships could match workers with millions of open jobs, but he’s reluctant to devote more taxpayer money to the effort.instead, trump and labor secretary alex acosta say the administration is focused on getting universities and private companies to pair up and pay the cost of such learn-to-earn arrangements.the president has accepted a challenge from salesforce.com ceo marc benioff to create 5 million apprenticeships over five years. now, as part of a week-long apprenticeship push, he is visiting waukesha technical college in wisconsin tuesday with his daughter, ivanka, as well as acosta and wisconsin gov. scott walker.“apprenticeships are going to be a big, big factor in our country,” trump said during his first-ever full cabinet meeti






trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap


by laurie kellman and josh boak, associated presswashington — president donald trump says apprenticeships could match workers with millions of open jobs, but he’s reluctant to devote more taxpayer money to the effort.instead, trump and labor secretary alex acosta say the administration is focused on getting universities and private companies to pair up and pay the cost of such learn-to-earn arrangements.the president has accepted a challenge from salesforce.com ceo marc benioff to create 5 million apprenticeships over five years. now, as part of a week-long apprenticeship push, he is visiting waukesha county technical college in wisconsin tuesday with his daughter, ivanka, as well as acosta and wisconsin gov. scott walker.“apprenticeships are going to be a big, big factor in our country,”






in wisconsin, trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap


president donald trump says apprenticeships could match workers with millions of open jobs, but he's reluctant to devote more taxpayer money to the effort.instead, trump and labor secretary alex acosta say the administration is focused on getting universities and private companies to pair up and pay the cost of such learn-to-earn arrangements.the president, whose resume includes a long run on tv's "the apprentice," has accepted a challenge from salesforce.com ceo marc benioff to create 5 million apprenticeships over five years. now, as part of a week-long apprenticeship push, he is visiting waukesha county technical college in wisconsin on tuesday with his daughter, ivanka, as well as acosta and wisconsin gov. scott walker."apprenticeships are going to be a big, big factor in our country,"






apprenticeship numbers fall by 59% after levy imposed


there has been a big fall in the number of workers starting apprenticeships since the introduction of the government's apprenticeship levy earlier this year. the levy was supposed to increase the number of people training at work.but according to department for education figures, in the last three months of the 2017 academic year, 48,000 people began an apprenticeship.that compared with 117,000 for the same period last year. the levy was introduced to raise £2.5bn a year for training and is payable by any organisations with a wages bill of £3m or more. the government estimated that it would affect 2% of uk businesses. the aim was to fund up to three million new apprenticeships.in addition, firms with between about 50 and 200 staff now have to pay 10% of the cost of training apprentices, wh






apprenticeship numbers fall by 59% after levy imposed


there has been a big fall in the number of workers starting apprenticeships in england since the introduction of the government's levy scheme earlier this year. the levy was supposed to increase the number of people training at work.but according to department for education figures, at the end of this academic year, between may and july, 48,000 people began an apprenticeship.that was less than half the 117,000 for the same period last year. the levy, which applies across the uk, was introduced to raise £2.5bn a year for training and is payable by any organisation with a wage bill over £3m. the government estimated that it would affect 2% of businesses. the aim was to fund up to three million new apprenticeships and the government has said it will "support productivity growth through the in






cantwell promotes bill that would give tax incentives for firms that offer appre


new national legislation could greatly expand the use of apprenticeships, a form of postsecondary education that’s popular in europe.apprenticeships are earning a fresh look from local and national politicians as a form of postsecondary education that can help adults learn skills for certain jobs while also getting paid. last week, u.s. sens. maria cantwell, d-wa., and susan collins, r-maine, introduced a bill that would give companies tax incentives for providing apprenticeships to prospective employees.“we need to make this a national priority in a more aggressive way,” cantwell said in a speech on the floor of the senate. she said the bill, called the apprenticeship and job training act of 2017, could help fund 500,000 new apprenticeships over 10 years. meanwhile, u.s. rep. suzan delben






trump labor secretary tells g-20: more apprenticeships in us


washington — u.s. labor secretary alexander acosta is making public-private apprenticeships his debut issue as president donald trump's point man on matching american workers with specific jobs."ceo after ceo has told me that they are eager to fill their vacancies, but they cannot find workers with the right skills," acosta said friday in remarks prepared for the labor ministers of the group of 20 industrial and emerging-market nations gathered this week in germany. apprenticeships that pay salaries and often lead to careers, he added, "are a major priority for president trump and the department of labor."the declaration, and a new campaign of tweets on the subject, represent the first indication since acosta's swearing-in three weeks ago that apprenticeships are at the core of the trump a






trump labor secretary tells g-20: more apprenticeships in us


washington (ap) — u.s. labor secretary alexander acosta is making public-private apprenticeships his debut issue as president donald trump’s point man on matching american workers with specific jobs.“ceo after ceo has told me that they are eager to fill their vacancies, but they cannot find workers with the right skills,” acosta said friday in remarks prepared for the labor ministers of the group of 20 industrial and emerging-market nations gathered this week in germany. apprenticeships that pay salaries and often lead to careers, he added, “are a major priority for president trump and the department of labor.”the declaration, and a new campaign of tweets on the subject, represent the first indication since acosta’s swearing-in three weeks ago that apprenticeships are at the core of the tr






iowa a leader in job-training programs


council bluffs, iowa (ap) — finding a pathway from high school to the right career can be difficult, but an apprenticeship can shorten the journey.with a registered apprenticeship, a worker receives on-the-job training while completing classroom instruction and is paid during training. for people already in the workforce, it can be an opportunity to move up the ladder.the council bluffs daily nonpareil reports iowa is a national leader in registered apprenticeships. as of early november, iowa had 846 active registered apprenticeship programs and 8,720 registered apprentices, according to gov. kim reynolds’ office. reynolds was recently appointed to serve on the president’s task force on apprenticeship expansion.“growing registered apprenticeship opportunities will help us reach our future






apprenticeship numbers fall by 59% after levy imposed


there has been a big fall in the number of workers starting apprenticeships since the introduction of the government's apprenticeship levy earlier this year. the levy was supposed to increase the number of people training at work.but according to department for education figures, in the last three months of the 2017 academic year, 48,000 people began an apprenticeship.that compared with 117,000 for the same period last year. the levy was introduced to raise £2.5bn a year for training. the aim was to fund up to 3 million new apprenticeships.firms with 50 or more staff now have to find 10% of the cost of training and also release staff for a day a week of off-site training, adding to costs and making apprenticeships a less popular option. the government had previously said it expected there






apprenticeship numbers fall by 59% after levy imposed


there has been a big fall in the number of workers starting apprenticeships in england since the introduction of the government's levy scheme earlier this year. the levy was supposed to increase the number of people training at work.but according to department for education figures, at the end of this academic year, between may and july, 48,000 people began an apprenticeship.that was less than half the 117,000 for the same period last year. the levy was introduced to raise £2.5bn a year for training and is payable by any organisation with a wage bill over £3m. the government estimated that it would affect 2% of businesses. the levy applies to all uk employers; however scotland, wales and northern ireland manage their own apprenticeship schemes. the aim is to fund up to three million new ap






ivy tech offers education, better jobs with apprenticeships


kokomo, ind. (ap) — what if you could get paid while going to school? for apprentices at ivy tech kokomo, that’s a reality.at the community college, apprenticeships serve as a combination between on-the-job training and college courses, with the goal of helping students qualify for better, higher-paying jobs.for chris wright, the opportunity to get paid, learn new skills and land a steady job was too good to pass up.wright studied at the universal technical institute in texas and served in the army. after the military, he worked as a truck driver for a while, but he knew he wanted to do something hands-on, and that’s when he learned about an apprenticeship through tyson.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weekswright is one of more than 100 participants in ivy tech kokomo’s






minister sparks anger by suggesting 'waspi women' start apprenticeships


media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionminister heckled over '64-year-old apprentices'a minister has been heckled by mps for suggesting women over 60 facing poverty could start an apprenticeship.the government has been accused of failing to do more to help 2.6 million women born in the 1950s who have lost out because of changes to pension law.the snp's mhairi black said it was "laughable" the problem could not be fixed when the government had found £1bn to fund its deal with the dup.minister guy opperman said he would look at cases of financial hardship.but he faced shouts of "shame on you" when he said the government was "actually doing a significant amount" to address the individual difficulties of older workers trying to enter the labour market - including by offering






everything president trump has tweeted (and what it was about)


president trump tweeted about his visit to wisconsin, where the man who parlayed a run on television's "the apprentice" into a winning presidential campaign said that the nation needs a stronger system of apprenticeship to match workers with millions of open jobs.the trump administration has said there's a need that can be met with a change in the american attitude toward vocational education and apprenticeships. a november 2016 report by then-president obama's commerce department found that "apprenticeships are not fully understood in the united states," especially by employers, who tend to use apprentices for a few hard-to-fill positions but not as widely as they could.sen. tammy baldwin (d-wis.) said trump's "rhetoric doesn't match the reality" of budget cuts he's proposing that would r






new tech apprenticeship racks up 1,000 applicants, first two success stories


a washington apprenticeship program for tech workers has already drawn interest from more than 1,000 applicants.a new, federally funded apprenticeship program aimed at diversifying the tech workforce in washington has drawn interest from more than 1,000 applicants in just a few months.and two of its earliest participants have already started yearlong, paid apprenticeships.the program, called apprenti, is being run by an industry trade association, the washington technology industry association (wtia). it’s funded in part by a $3.5 million grant from the u.s. department of labor, as well as with private money. it does not cost participants anything.wtia says it is the first registered tech apprenticeship program in the nation. it’s based on the idea that a short, intensive burst of training






li program aids minority youths prepare for union apprenticeships


advertisement | advertise on newsdayopportunities long island student christopher hines of huntington learns to solder and join pipes at a training center in bohemia run by local 200 of the plumbers union on monday, march 13, 2017. (credit: barry sloan) femi ayodele is on the path to a middle-class life after a string of low-paying jobs because an education program helped him become an apprentice electrician with a union.ayodele, 30, from central islip, is a graduate of opportunities long island, a free program started by organized labor to prepare young adults from poor communities to compete for the limited number of apprenticeships offered...






apprenticeship targets 'poor value for money', says ifs


image caption there have been calls for more vocational training - but the report casts doubt on the apprenticeship policy the government's target to idly increase the number of apprentices risks being "poor value for money", says the institute for fiscal studies.the think tank warns that it could devalue the "brand" of apprenticeships by turning it into "just another term for training".the government has a target of three million apprenticeships and is imposing a levy on employers to fund it.they want apprenticeships to raise skills and tackle youth unemployment.report co-author neil amin-smith says there is a "desperate need" for better vocational training - and the government's industrial strategy has emphasised the need to improve technical education.but the report warns the government






apprenticeship targets 'poor value for money', says ifs


image caption there have been calls for more vocational training - but the report casts doubt on the apprenticeship policy the government's target to idly increase the number of apprentices risks being "poor value for money", says the institute for fiscal studies.the think tank warns that it could devalue the "brand" of apprenticeships by turning it into "just another term for training".the government has a target of three million apprenticeships and is imposing a levy on employers to fund it.they want apprenticeships to raise skills and tackle youth unemployment.report co-author neil amin-smith says there is a "desperate need" for better vocational training - and the government's industrial strategy has emphasised the need to improve technical education.but the report warns the government






apprenticeship targets 'poor value for money', says ifs


image caption there have been calls for more vocational training - but the report casts doubt on the apprenticeship policy the government's target to idly increase the number of apprentices risks being "poor value for money", says the institute for fiscal studies.the think tank warns that it could devalue the "brand" of apprenticeships by turning it into "just another term for training".the government has a target of three million apprenticeships and is imposing a levy on employers to fund it.the department for education says standards are "rigorously checked".report co-author neil amin-smith says there is a "desperate need" for better vocational training - and the government's industrial strategy has emphasised the need to improve technical education.but the report warns the government ha






trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships


washington (ap) — president donald trump on thursday ordered more money and a bigger role for private companies in designing apprenticeship programs meant to fill some of the 6 million open jobs in the u.s.trump signed an executive order to roughly double to $200 million the taxpayer money spent on learn-to-earn programs. the money would come from existing job training programs. the executive order would leave it to industry to design apprenticeships under broad standards to be set by the labor department.“we’re training people to have great jobs and high paying jobs,” trump said at a white house ceremony. “we’re here today to celebrate the dignity of work and the greatness of the american worker.”trump is directing the government to review and streamline some 43 workforce programs across






trump's apprenticeship program: good, but maybe too little


president trump's executive order on thursday to greatly expand apprenticeships was met with hope and skepticism by business leaders.        






tech firms scrounging for skilled workers training their own


research triangle park, n.c. (ap) — some information technology companies are growing so concerned about their inability to find enough digital talent that they’re training their own.ibm, amazon and microsoft all now have apprenticeship programs that pay workers while they train for jobs demanding hard-to-find it skills. tech companies view apprenticeships — a staple of european labor for centuries and common in the u.s. for trades like welding and carpentry — as addressing the shortage of workers trained in skills that growing companies need.it’s a problem that the u.s. labor department identified 20 years ago. and it persists even though the median pay last year for computer and information technology occupations was about $83,000, compared to $37,000 for all jobs, with demand growing ra






iranian media: more than 600 register for presidential race


tehran, iran — iranian media say more than 600 candidates have registered to run in next month's presidential election.at least 638 have registered in the first three days of the process through thursday, more than twice the number that had registered during the same period in 2013. registration closes on saturday.more people tend to run when a moderate is in office because the political sphere is more open. more than 1,000 people registered in 2005, under reformist president mohammad khatami.the guardian council, a clerical body that oversees elections, is expected to bar most candidates and will announce an approved list by april 27.the most high-profile candidate to register thus far is former hard-line president mahmoud ahmadinejad. president hassan rouhani, a moderate, is expected to






trump’s job plans call for apprenticeships


washington to reduce unemployment, president donald trump will focus next week on something he knows well — apprentices. he starred on the reality tv shows “the apprentice” and “the celebrity apprentice.” but trump also has long experience with apprenticeship programs in construction and other building trades from his years as a real estate developer, the…






trump calls for more apprenticeships


pewaukee, wis. – the man who parlayed a run on tv’s “the apprentice” into a winning presidential campaign said tuesday the nation needs a stronger system of apprenticeship to match workers with millions of open jobs.“i love the name apprentice,” president donald trump declared. he said he wants every high school in america to offer apprenticeship opportunities and hands-on learning.joined in wisconsin by daughter ivanka trump, education secretary betsy devos and labor secretary alex acosta, trump described his push to get private companies and universities to pair up and pay the cost of such arrangements.“it’s called earn while you learn,” trump said of his initiative at waukesha county technical college.accompanied by wisconsin gov. scott walker, the president toured a classroom full of t






trump calls for more apprenticeships


pewaukee, wis. – the man who parlayed a run on tv’s “the apprentice” into a winning presidential campaign said tuesday the nation needs a stronger system of apprenticeship to match workers with millions of open jobs.“i love the name apprentice,” president donald trump declared. he said he wants every high school in america to offer apprenticeship opportunities and hands-on learning.joined in wisconsin by daughter ivanka trump, education secretary betsy devos and labor secretary alex acosta, trump described his push to get private companies and universities to pair up and pay the cost of such arrangements.“it’s called earn while you learn,” trump said of his initiative at waukesha county technical college.accompanied by wisconsin gov. scott walker, the president toured a classroom full of t






trump tweets his thanks to wisconsin after visit to push apprenticeships


president trump shared a highlight reel of his tuesday visit to wisconsin, where he said that the nation needs a stronger system of apprenticeship to match workers with millions of open jobs, and that he wants every high school in america to offer apprenticeship opportunities and hands-on-learning.joined in wisconsin by daughter ivanka trump, education secretary betsy devos and labor secretary r. alexander acosta, trump described his push to get private companies and universities to pair up and pay the cost of such arrangements."it's called earn while you learn," trump said of his initiative at waukesha county technical college.accompanied by wisconsin gov. scott walker, the president toured a classroom full of tool-and-die machines that simulated a factory floor, as his attorney general,






obamas pledge $2 million for summer jobs, apprenticeships


barack and michelle obama are donating $2 million toward two chicago programs that provide summer jobs and apprenticeships, setting the stage for the coming obama presidential center's mission to help employ and train south side youth.one summer chicago, which is the city's summer jobs program, and the chicagoland workforce funder alliance, a collaboration of foundations and corporate funders focused on employment equity, each will receive $1 million from the obamas.the former president made the donation announcement wednesday when unveiling early design plans for the obama presidential center, a complex with a museum, library and public park to be built over the next four years in south shore's jackson park.while the center itself aims to boost employment in the community — through jobs,






obamas pledge $2 million for summer jobs, apprenticeships


barack and michelle obama are donating $2 million toward two chicago programs that provide summer jobs and apprenticeships, setting the stage for the coming obama presidential center's mission to help employ and train south side youth.one summer chicago, which is the city's summer jobs program, and the chicagoland workforce funder alliance, a collaboration of foundations and corporate funders focused on employment equity, each will receive $1 million from the obamas.the former president made the donation announcement wednesday when unveiling early design plans for the obama presidential center, a complex with a museum, library and public park to be built over the next four years in south shore's jackson park.while the center itself aims to boost employment in the community — through jobs,






trump team tries to change the subject by celebrating ‘apprenticeship week’


president donald trump, who became a reality television star with a show called “the apprentice,” will spend a lot of time next week promoting a plan to expand apprenticeships to help companies find more skilled workers to fill jobs, the white house said.it would be the second consecutive week in which the white house will make a push to show trump is moving ahead on his top domestic priority – jobs – in spite of investigations into whether he had anything to do with possible russian meddling in the 2016 u.s. presidential election.trump has refuted those allegations, which have overshadowed his efforts to boost economic growth.last week was branded “infrastructure week” with a series of events dealing with fixing the nation’s decrepit roads and bridges, another plank in trump’s jobs platfo






to fight unemployment, trump plans to push apprenticeships. but will he spend mo


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trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work


washington — president donald trump is trying to change the subject back to his promise to make american job creation a top priority."we want to get back to running our great country," trump said at a white house news conference on friday after a week that saw washington and much of the country fixated on the damaging testimony of his fired fbi director.facing turmoil about investigations over his campaign's ties to russia, trump plans to bring more americans into the economy by having them start working as apprentices. the effort follows a week spent on infrastructure in which the president remained relatively vague about his policies in hopes of starting a conversation.the jobs training initiative is aimed at millions of americans who could consider apprenticeships instead of four-year c






139 men arrested in seattle prostitution sting


among those arrested were a convicted child molester registered as a sex offender, a formerly registered sex offender and a man who brought a gun, knife and handcuffs with him.authorities say seattle police arrested 139 men in a weeklong prostitution sting.seattle city attorney pete holmes says he’s reviewing the cases for charges of sexual exploitation, a misdemeanor.the sting operation occurred june 24 to july 1 at a storefront on aurora avenue north. a similar operation last year yielded 204 arrests.among those arrested this year were a convicted child molester registered as a sex offender, a formerly registered sex offender and a man who brought a gun, knife and handcuffs with him.most read storiessave over 90% on select subscriptions.holmes says law enforcement agencies in seattle and






lenzo underwater housing for iphone 7 is rated for 100 meters: digital p og hy r


sure, your iphone 7 plus can probably stand up to a little water, but if you'd like to dive deep you might not want to press your luck. that's why valstech is seeking funding for a new lenzo underwater housing designed for the iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus. as with the iphone 6/6s version, the iphone 7 housing is rated for depths down to 100m / 328ft, and features an optical dome lens, total phone control while under water, a selfie lens, and dual tripod mounts. unlike the previous lenzo housing, though, the iphone 7 variety is also buoyant.lenzo is designed for recording videos and snapping p os underwater, and includes different color correction filters to compen ion for various bodies of water. the case has a wake/sleep on for the phone, a era start/stop trigger, swing arm actuators and a