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National Smart Apprentice’s award won by EKC Group

EKC Group business unit, EKC WorkHigher, has taken home this year’s award after fending off competition from across the South of England.

The award ceremony, held in London by Smart Assessor, was a chance to recognise and reward those who have made the transition from paper based to electronic portfolios.

Smart Assessor are the company behind the Smart Apprentice scheme, attempting to digitalise the way apprenticeships are run.

Smart Assessor describes the Smart Apprentice E-Portfolio service as a way to enable “apprentices to work with their assessors and mentors to complete their apprenticeship paper free. Apprentices can evidence their skills, knowledge and behaviours which is electronically reviewed by their assessors and employers.”

EKC WorkHigher is dedicated to ensuring the development of new and existing students, and this new method of e-Learning is enabling the quality of their education to increase even further.

Kirsty Bryant, Head of Work Based Learning Delivery for EKC WorkHigher recently said: “This award recognises the Client Accreditation Programme we developed using the Smart Assessors guidelines to highlight the difference in levels of use by the assessors, and how to improve their practice to the next stage Bronze, Silver or Gold”

She continued: “I am very proud of the team for their continued hard work. It feels fantastic to have won!”

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