Presentation on theme: "NPA in Supply Chain Operations: External Verification Update and Feedback March 2013 Dougie Pond Senior EV Transport Logistics."— Presentation transcript:
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: External Verification Update and Feedback March 2013 Dougie Pond Senior EV Transport Logistics
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: Origins Industry survey Secondary school interest Increase in distribution hubs Development of Modern Apprenticeships (MAs)
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: Purpose Introduction for MA Broaden career option knowledge Improve perception of industry Increase interest in industry as a career
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: Initial Take Up Rather a slow start Variety of centres Variety of learners Primarily central belt of Scotland No FE colleges
Supply Chain Operations: Possible Reasons for Initial Take Up MA get out of jail Major FE College re-organisation Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) developments General economic situation/downturn
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: Development Visit Feedback Some centres had not recruited Teaching – Assessment Who are the clients? How should the NPA be delivered?
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: 1 st year feedback - Positives Centres are moving forward Learning materials are being developed Delivery is being tailored to the needs of clients 1 st cohort are nearing completion Centres are recruiting In general, quality of delivery is good
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: 1 st year feedback - Negatives Learner quality? Traditional delivery methods? Difficulty for group work What is the follow on? Is the e-assessment option being used? Issue with the driving Unit
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: Highlighting Good Practice Excellent simulation project Links with industry are growing Interest is being maintained Quality materials being developed Client interest is growing Centres better at matching client to this NPA
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: The Future First centres are to be congratulated on progress to date Need to develop delivery in more secondary schools There are more centres now becoming interested in this NPA
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: The Future (cont) A good base is being built Centre delivery processes are developing Centres developing good experience with clients and this NPA
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: Conclusion Positive Theres be no failures to date Now building up a good store of quality materials and experience
NPA in Supply Chain Operations: Conclusion A big THANK YOU to the pioneer centres.
"Sadly, despite all the money that has been spent, standards are still woefully low in too many schools. Employers like us are often left to pick up the pieces." More than four-fifths of school leavers applying for apprenticeships are unemployable and some college courses are so bad they amount to state-sponsored babysitting, one of Scotlands largest companies has said. Tesco's Sir Terry Leahy
How a supply chain works ( F4SX 11) Customers and suppliers in the supply chain (F4SY11) Distribution and storage of goods (F4T111) Personal development: self and work unit Added value qualifications (First aid training, British safety council work place hazard awareness, mental toughness assessment MTQ48)
Supply chain in partnership with Paterson Arran Pupils set up their own company and supply chain Designed and manufactured Cookies from raw ingredients to finished product Marketed products Sold products Produced a balance sheet/made a profit
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