Growing your own graduates through degree apprenticeships: a case study of collaboration between the University of Winchester and CGI

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Author: McKnight, Stella; Birks, David


This chapter evaluates how the University of Winchester successfully implemented a business-facing model of apprenticeship development and engagement. It describes a ten-year relationship between Winchester Business School and CGI (formerly Logica) and discusses how the relationship grew from an initial single programme development into jointly pioneering degree apprenticeships. The relationship initially succeeded through recognising and being highly responsive to CGI's needs. Over the years for both parties, success has grown as a result of mutual commitment in turning strategic vision...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Providers of education and training; Industry; Higher education; Workforce development; Evaluation; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Apprentice; Work based learning; Program evaluation; Education industry relationship; Course design; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain

Published: Winchester, England: Winchester University Press, 2016

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Pages: pp. 65-78

Related items: TD/TNC 126.651

ISBN: 9781906113223

The volume from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 126.651.

Resource type: Book chapter

Rights: Copyright David Way 2016

Call number: TD/TNC 126.658

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