The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.
|Contact:||Chris Swaine, Learning and Development Manager|
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As one of the largest social housing providers in the East Midlands, UK, emh group has a social, moral and commercial interest in supporting our residents into skilled work. We will do this in a number of ways:
Supporting Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs)
In view of 85% of jobs across Europe being provided through SMEs, many of them micro-businesses, we will:
In order for our apprentices and trainees to develop ‘transversal skills’, such as the ability to think critically, take the initiative, problem solve and work collaboratively, we will:
Promoting sustainable partnerships
In order to promote apprenticeships and traineeships to our tenants, the communities in which we operate and to other businesses, we will:
Developing the right skills
In order to bridge mismatches between what VET providers, businesses and young people expect in terms of skills development and provision, we will:
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To be successful, we believe that support is required from a number of stakeholders: the learner, the business, the VET provider(s) and other social and community stakeholders.
The other key partner is the Government which must provide a conducive environment which acknowledges the contribution that businesses make to high quality learning.
emh group will work with EAfA, VET providers, businesses, Apprentices, Trainees, UK Government. Other key stakeholders and partners across the UK and Europe where possible.