The agenda for the second good practice event of 2022 has now been set (see below). The event is designed to promote the development of Apprenticeships in the public sector in the D2N2 footprint. Delegate places for all employed by our 35 member organisations are FREE. If you are from a non member organisation and wish to attend the delegate fee is £100 per person. To book places simply email facilitator Chris Donkin via 

D2N2 Public Service Compact

Apprenticeships in Public Service in 2022

Friday 24th June 2022 – Good Practice Event

Venue Buxton Dome

(This event is kindly supported by Buxton and Leek College)

09.30              Registration with teas and coffees served upon arrival

10.00              Welcome and introductions from Tania Hay Co-Chair of the D2N2 Public Service Compact Steering Group

 10.10              The D2N2 landscape: Apprenticeships in Public Service in Notts and Derbys – Key facts and figures Fiona Baker of D2N2

 10.30              Apprenticeships in the Public Sector: Where are we now? A keynote speech by Lorraine Powney of Mansfield District Council and Tania Hay

 10.45              Transferring the Levy – Good Practice at NUH: Michelle Place of Nottingham University NHS Hospitals Trust

 11.00              Attracting people to Apprenticeships in the public sector. A case Study from Nottinghamshire County Council from Lyndsey Woolmore of Notts CC

 11.15              HE and FE Apprenticeships for the public sector: Benefits and the Future – Tom Malpass of the University of Derby

 11.30              Lessons from the Private Sector – Chris Donkin of the D2N2 Public Service Compact

 11.45              Making links with other Apprenticeship Support Groups – Chris Donkin on behalf of Jean Brennan of Broxtowe BC

 11.55              Using Apprenticeships to develop existing staff – Debbie Morris of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

 12.10              Plenary Session: Audience action plan – What three things have you found most useful today; identifying one action that you will undertake when you return to your organisation? What can the Compact help you with?

 12.30              CLOSE