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Supporting Your Mental Health In Lockdown

2020-07-01T16:01:59+01:002nd July, 2020|Categories: All News|

Feeling anxious in lockdown or know someone who is? Coronavirus is taking a toll on both our physical and mental wellbeing. FutureLearn have developed a series of courses in partnership with UK and worldwide universities and experts, that will help you manage your own mental health and support others who are struggling. Many of [...]

Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub Funding Extended

2020-06-29T14:37:50+01:0030th June, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub has gained additional funding to extend its offer for a further year and to expand its remit to work with all schools and colleges across the region: A new wave of Careers Hub expansion was announced on 23 June 2020, by the Department for Education and The Careers & [...]

Digital Education Platform for Schools – Toolkit

2020-06-29T12:56:12+01:0029th June, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Government has announced a range of measures to support teachers and pupils during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Since the start of the pandemic and introduction of social distancing, schools have adapted quickly to continue to provide their pupils with education and support at home. To help them to do this, the Government is investing [...]

Fully Funded ILM level 3 in Leadership and Management

2020-06-24T15:33:28+01:0025th June, 2020|Categories: All News|

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Swindon and Wiltshire. SSW provides recognised, accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy. Wiltshire College & University Centre is part of [...]

Family Wellbeing Course coming soon

2020-06-24T14:51:04+01:0024th June, 2020|Categories: Family and Community Learning, All News|

Our Family and Community Learning Team are launching a new Family Wellbeing course from next week. The course will develop learners’ awareness around managing stressful situations, building resilience, developing coping strategies and supporting children with their anxieties. This will be done by giving learners the practical tools and resources to support this process. The [...]

Women in Engineering Day Case Study

2020-06-05T13:19:23+01:0023rd June, 2020|Categories: All News|

Rhiann Surgenor is a Local Highways Technician at Wiltshire Council. We previously spoke to her in 2018 when was she just beginning her journey into Engineering. To celebrate Women in Engineering Day 2020 we chatted to Rhiann again to see how her career is progressing. I have completed my first Civil Engineering qualification – [...]

Family and Community Learning Case Study

2020-06-23T16:28:57+01:0022nd June, 2020|Categories: Family and Community Learning, All News|

Family and Community Learning (FaCL) offers a broad range of learning opportunities intended to encourage adults to: return to learning, further develop skills and qualifications and enhance their lives and to make the most of opportunities. The service, which is a part of the Employment and Skills team, works with a wide range of [...]

Amazing Apprenticeships June Update

2020-06-19T11:06:03+01:0019th June, 2020|Categories: All News|

ASK Brochure Digital 2020 The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges Programme (ASK) has had a makeover, maximising remote and digital formats and continues to provide excellent support to students, teachers and parents. You can take a look at the wide range of support and resources on offer here including bespoke support [...]

Young Work Wiltshire – New service to help teenagers get back on track with future career options

2020-06-16T15:30:06+01:0016th June, 2020|Categories: All News|

Our brand new service to help 16 & 17 year olds get back on track with future career options has now been launched. Young Work Wiltshire works with 16 & 17 year olds who are not in any form of education, employment or training (NEET). The service offers ideas and provides support to access [...]