Make Your Mark!!

2020-10-28T18:35:33+00:0028th October, 2020|Categories: All News|

Make Your Mark, the biggest annual survey of 11 to 18 year olds in the UK, launches on 1 November on the UK Parliament Week website. Young people in the UK can vote in the online ballot to highlight the issues that matter most to them. The top five issues will be debated at the [...]

Occupational Maps

2020-10-23T09:50:58+01:0026th October, 2020|Categories: All News|

All Apprenticeships and T Levels are based on occupations recognised by employers. The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education have produced  Occupational Maps which bring these together to show where technical education can lead. There are 15 maps, one for each route. Visit the occupational maps to see where they can take you back to [...]

Building Bridges

2020-10-20T15:34:29+01:0020th October, 2020|Categories: All News|

Tim (*all names have been changed) was referred to the Building Bridges programme as he was very anxious about getting a job and didn’t feel able to go out and look for one as he hadn’t left his home much recently. Andy, a development worker with Building Bridges, met with him in his back garden [...]

WorldSkills UK Spotlight Talks

2020-10-18T16:59:02+01:0019th October, 2020|Categories: All News|

WorldSkills UK LIVE online: Spotlight Talks on Careers, Apprenticeships and Excellence in partnership with BAE Systems will bring together the UK’s leading employers and apprentices to inspire even more young people, from all walks of life, to take up technical career routes and apprenticeships. Taking place from 26 to 28 November, Spotlight Talks will feature [...]

Social Mobility Foundation’s free Aspiring Professionals Programme is now open for 2021

2020-10-15T10:32:56+01:0015th October, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Aspiring Professionals Programme supports high achieving Year 12/S5/Lower Sixth students from low income backgrounds across the UK to access top universities and careers. Support is offered through four pillars: Mentoring by a professional Tailored skills sessions and career workshops University application support and guidance Internships with top employers How students receive support is dependent [...]

Traineeship Procurement Opportunity

2020-10-13T14:46:57+01:0014th October, 2020|Categories: All News|

Following the publication of the government’s Plan for Jobs which included a £111 million investment to triple the number of Traineeships available in 2020/21 the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) is running a procurement opportunity so providers and employers can access funding to deliver 19 to 24 funded Traineeship growth.  They will be looking [...]