Let’s get more men into early years education this National Apprenticeship Week


It’s National Apprenticeship Week and the MITEY campaign is calling for more early years providers and training organisations to reach out and recruit more male apprentices. We are working with Kids Planet Day Nurseries, to help them recruit and retain a cohort of 12 male apprentices as part of a project funded by Greater Manchester … Continue reading Let’s get more men into early years education this National Apprenticeship Week

MITEY launches apprentices pilot in Greater Manchester


We are delighted to confirm that we will be working with Kids Planet Day Nurseries – the UK’s third largest private nursery provider – to recruit and support 12 male apprentices through Level 2 training, as part of a £328k pilot aimed at removing barriers to apprenticeships in England’s North West. Under the partnership, funded … Continue reading MITEY launches apprentices pilot in Greater Manchester

Apprentices references


1. See p29 footnote in Department for Education (March 2019), Providers’ Finances: Evidence from the Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers 2018 Research Report. Available online: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/795332/Frontier_-_SCEYP_2018_Finance_Report_v2.pdf. 2. For an accessible summary of the biology and psychology of fatherhood watch Becoming Dad: the Science of Fatherhood by Dr Anna Machin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teiMZW5w4dg. 3. Burgess, A. … Continue reading Apprentices references

MITEY2019 conference presentations


More than 140 delegates attended our #MITEY2019 conference in central London on 4 September 2019, and 98% of respondents to our evaluation said they were highly satisfied (68%) or satisfied (30%) with the day. Here are a few of their comments: Your plan and vision is brilliant. Keep pushing. It was a wonderful combination of … Continue reading MITEY2019 conference presentations