EDUCATION COMMITTEE TO QUESTION EMPLOYERS, UNIVERSITIES AND NURSING PROFESSIONALS ON NURSING DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS

EDUCATION COMMITTEE TO QUESTION EMPLOYERS, UNIVERSITIES AND NURSING PROFESSIONALS ON NURSING DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS
June 4, 2018 dmh

Scheduled on Tuesday 5 June at 10.15am

The Education Committee is to question employers, universities and nursing professionals on nursing degree apprenticeships, their role in promoting social justice and what can be done to allow more people to take part in the scheme.

The session will focus on how nursing degree apprenticeships are currently working as well as reasons behind the low level of take up since the scheme was announced in 2016. It will also look at how the apprenticeship levy could be used differently to support more apprenticeships and how to ensure people unable to study full-time undergraduate degrees can become nurse apprentices.

A second session is due to be held with the Health Minister and Apprenticeships and Skills Minister before the summer recess.

Witness schedule

Tuesday 5 June, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster at 10.15am

  • Dr Katerina Kolyva, Executive Director, Council of Deans of Health
  • Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers
  • Janet Davies, Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nurses
  • Theresa Britt, Head of Stakeholder Engagement and Product Development Project Manager for Apprenticeships, Business Development Unit, Open University

The session will be broadcast on Parliament Live.

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