1110, 2018

Two federations join forces to ensure integrity and independence of assessment and quality assurance in apprenticeships

LONDON, 10th October 2018. The Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) and the Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards (FISSS) have agreed to work together to support quality apprenticeships. The partnership will help join-up the unique expertise of end-point assessment organisations (EPAOs), sector skills councils, the individual assessors guild and [...]

810, 2018

Apprenticeship Providers – Kitemark needed?

As many of you will have seen, BBC Breakfast posed an interesting question on this morning’s show - are kitemarks needed for apprenticeships? The suggestion that the government introduces a kitemark system for good apprentice employers to encourage best practice and help apprentices choose the best employer is an interesting [...]

409, 2018

A Warm Welcome to Professor Sir Alan Tuckett OBE as Fellow of The Assessors Guild

The Assessors Guild would like to extend a very warm welcome to Professor Sir Alan Tuckett OBE as one of our prestigious Fellows. He is a professor of adult education at the University of Wolverhampton, Honorary Fellow of UNESCO’s Institute of Lifelong Learning, and Distinguished Professor at the International Institute [...]

1708, 2018

Advice for Gaining a Regulated Assessor Qualification

We were recently contacted by a potential member who wanted some advice on Assessor courses.  With 30 years-experience in accounting and business admin roles within many business sectors, she had often prepared and given in-house training which included the development of assessments. However, this practitioner didn’t have formal qualifications in assessment [...]

308, 2018

Partnership with Protocol Recruitment Services

The Assessors Guild are excited to be partnering with Protocol. Protocol are one of the leading providers of flexible staffing and recruitment services to the FE sector, providing high quality jobs to the Assessor job market. This collaborative working arrangement will seek to provide more opportunities for Assessors to find [...]