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Sat 26, Sep 2020

#Post16RevolutionaryReforms Given the impacts of Covid-19 on young people, their education, and employment, the post-16 white paper has some heavy lifting to do.It was to presage the development of new technical Level 4 and 5 qualifications.However, ...

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Sat 26, Sep 2020

Covid-19 has been a body blow to many companies around the world, not least in the UK. The economy shed almost three-quarters of a million jobs between March and July, and with the phasing-out of the furlough scheme, it seems inevitable that more red...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

#FutureofWork Survey - Working from home is here to stay: Skills such as communication, self-motivation and reliability will now be essential  Britain’s business leaders believe the workplace transformations brought on by Covid-19 will...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

Manchester Metropolitan University has tonight (Friday) told around 1,700 students to self-isolate for a fortnight with immediate effect after Covid outbreaks in halls of residence. The university is also shifting all undergraduate teaching for found...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

On Tuesday 29th September, @EduPolicyInst will be hosting the launch of the latest @OECD PISA 2018 Volume V report, "Effective Policies, Successful Schools", which analyses schools and school systems and their relationship wi...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

THE Growth Company (@Growthcouk) has launched a new tiered support offer to help more businesses access and benefit from the Government’s new £2 billion #KickstartScheme – helping young people affected by the economic fallout of Covid-19 in...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

The Job Support Scheme will make a difference, but needs to be part of a comprehensive plan for jobs, skills and incomes.  The furlough scheme helped to protect millions of jobs, with the Government covering 80% of people’s wages up to £2,500 pe...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

With Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (@RishiSunak) announcing the government’s plans for a new scheme to replace the furlough initiative, Dr. Nicholas Apergis, Professor of Economics at the University of Derby (@DerbyUni), assesses whether it...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

A YOUNG student has engineered his way to an apprenticeship at an experienced control panel manufacturer. Tom Spencer has built workplace skills through Middlesbrough College’s new T Level programme and landed himself an apprenticeship at HC Controls...

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Fri 25, Sep 2020

Itchen College (@ItchenCollege) and City College Southampton have announced today that their proposal to merge will not be taken forward by the Department for Education (@educationgovuk). They have made this announcement with great disappointment aft...

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