Development and Innovation in TVET

Building a robust technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system

Teach Too: Fareport Training: retail skills swap - support for trainees and apprentices

Teach Too: Fareport Training: retail skills swap - support for trainees and apprentices

Summary Teach Too is about encouraging people from industry to spend time teaching their work through curriculum development, promoting the practice of teachers and trainers updating their industry experience and helping to build genuine collaborative arrangements between employer and providers.The assessing team at Fareport Training worked collaboratively with the retail store managers to upskill employees and apprentices using a skills identification process. Following the initial skills identification, employees were paired with “buddies” for skills coaching and mentoring. The case study illustrates what worked well and what lessons have been learnt.
Web link for this resource: TeachTooCaseStudyFareport.pdf

Additional resources

  • Teach Too: INTEC: developing skills in a digital age in partnership with Zarr Ltd
  • Two Way Street: Wirral Metropolitan College - developing expertise to work with SMEs
  • Preparing learners for employment and vocational study through the design of intensive courses:Wolverhampton Adult Education Service (WAES)