David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, visited the Just Learning day nursery in Graham Road, Bexleyheath, on Friday morning (11 February) as part of National Apprenticeships Week.
He was given a tour of the facilities by the Manager, Tracey Tomlinson, during which he also spoke with members of staff.
Afterwards, he met Jade Vale, a young apprentice at the nursery, to find out about her experiences working with children and the studying involved.
National Apprenticeships week runs from 7 February – 11 February 2011. You can find out more about this here: http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/Awards/Apprenticeship-Week-2011.aspx
The Government has announced that it wants to work with business to deliver 100,000 more apprenticeships by 2014.