Ecordia Blog

FE Week Annual Apprenticeship Conference – Chuka Umunna MP

Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has just finished speaking here at the conference. The only significant news from his speech was regarding the removal of funding for Level 2 Apprenticeships.  He confirmed that Labour do not wish to remove Level 2 but only Levels 3 and above could […]

FE Week Annual Apprenticeship Conference

  Ecordia are exhibiting and attending the AAC conference in London today and tomorrow. Today the Commons Education Committee produced a report on apprentices, essentially detailing how not enough teenagers are taking up apprenticeships.  Further information here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-31755666 Nick Boles MP, minister for skills has just finished speaking.  It seemed to be more of a […]

Ecordia’s 10th Anniversary

Ecordia are delighted to announce our 10th anniversary this month. From humble beginnings the company has grown into a successful and market-leading business.  Ecordia has over 19,000 employers that have had candidates on the system over the years. To our clients, we’d like to thank the many training centres, FE Colleges and corporate customers that […]

Case Study – Prospects

    The Prospects Group is a dynamic and enterprising organisation providing a wide range of education, employment and training services in the UK and internationally. At the heart of what they do is the drive to improve the life chances,skills and aspirations of everyone they support. Each year they touch the lives of more than a million […]

Summative Assessment Records for BTEC Qualifications

In line with the latest changes to reporting requirements for BTEC qualifications, Ecordia has developed Summative Assessment Records which include digital signatures from both assessor and candidate. Depending on your requirements, the summative assessment record can be generated for each assignment and submitted to your awarding body or stored on Ecordia for the awarding body […]

LinkedIn Groups

For Ecordia users we have setup three LinkedIn Groups, which are essentially discussion forums and should grow to be valuable resources of information for our users. So please join the groups and input into the discussion! Apprenticeships and Trailblazers This group has been created for Ecordia users to facilitate discussions, questions & answers, sharing good […]

FLEX – Supporting The ESF Skills Support for the Workforce (SSfW) Programme

Further to the blog article here where we announced the new addition to Ecordia of FLEX, a blended learning framework developed by Building Capacity & Pearson, here’s some exciting news from FLEX regarding ESF funding. FLEX – Supporting The ESF Skills Support for the Workforce (SSfW) Programme The Skills Funding Agency has delegated the delivery of […]

Case Study – Avenues Group

Avenues & Ecordia From the Group OD Manager The Avenues Group are leaders in the field of social care and all of our work is based on a very clear vision – we want to push the boundaries of possibility for the people that we support, creating opportunities with them to have more meaningful lives.  […]

Inspiring The Future

Ecordia supports ‘Inspiring The Future’ Many of you may already be supporting the charity Education & Employers, they are behind the excellent campaign ‘Inspiring The Future’.  If you are not aware of this charity then please take a minute to look at their website. http://www.inspiringthefuture.org/ Inspiring the Future is a free and easy way for […]

New User Interface for Ecordia

Today Ecordia updated the system with a new smarter, sleeker user interface.  After considerable feedback and consultation from our users, we feel the UI has taken a major step forward in making the Ecordia user experience even more enjoyable and efficient.  The workings of the system, that have proved to work so successfully over many […]