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Mon 18, Nov 2019

Jeremy Corbyn plans to create 80,000 'Climate Apprenticeships' per year if Labour are elected on 12th December. During his speech at the CBI conference Labour to create 80,000 'Climate Apprenticeships' per year if elected. Labour have highlighted tha...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

Unlock competitiveness and work with business, as next year will define UK for a generation, says CBI Director-General The next government must set the UK on course to tackle the biggest challenges of our day: giving every young person the skills for...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

A greater awareness and understanding of dementia means that more people are now being diagnosed and receiving the treatment and support needed, and Borders College has taken this on board with the launch of the new Memory Café. The café, situated in...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

Four students are looking forward to a bright future thanks to winning scholarships with a new Digital Academy at Cambridge Regional College. The four have begun training in the intensive 12-week coding bootcamp, which takes people from coding novice...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

Battling David Smith has fought his way back to work – and said a big thank you to the Lancashire training specialist which helped him get back to work. David, 61, had been out of work for 10 years after suffering kidney failure, but was determined t...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

National Education Union members working in 34 Sixth Form Colleges will be taking a day of strike action on Wednesday 20 November to demand more funding for their students and their colleges. 9 colleges are joining the strike action for the first tim...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

Apprenticeship Standards contain knowledge, skills (sometimes referred to as competencies), and behaviours (KSBs), all of which are assessed though a range of end-point assessment tools, as defined by the published assessment plan. Some standards lis...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

In the latest episode of #SkillsWorld, Tom Bewick, visits Northern Ireland.  He interviews Martin Flynn, chef executive officer, OCN Northern Ireland; and Chair of FAB's Forum in Northern Ireland.  “What we’re finding is that a lot of awar...

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

FE News chat with Marie-Claire O'Brien, from New Leaf Initiative to discuss 'hard to reach' learners and how to get involved in offender learning at the #SETConf2019.  

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Mon 18, Nov 2019

National strategy needed for adult education and lifelong learning, new report argues The centenary of the Ministry of Reconstruction’s Final Report on Adult Education was published today (18 Nov) to coincide with the November publication of th...

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