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Can Apprenticeships Train the Workforce of the Future? States Hope So.

Just found this article again. This is an apprentice at Alliance Technology who worked with TranZed Apprenticeships to develop deliver and graduate the first cyber security apprentices in Maryland. America has a skills gap. Governments across the U.S. are turning to European-style apprenticeship programs as a possible solution. — Read on www.governing.com/topics/mgmt/gov-work-study-student-debt-apprenticeships.html #openyoureyestoapprenticeships #tranzedapprenticeships #apprenticeships4america […]

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New Role, New Challenges

Paul Champion.     After nearly two years working with the exceptional team at Chesterfield College it’s time to move on.  I have learnt so much during my time as Assistant Principal at Chesterfield and I would like to wish everyone at the college and the wonderful team within Learning Unlimited the best of luck and […]

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Profounds Unsung Heroes

http://www.profoundservices.com/post.html/151/unsung-heroes    There are a lot of things that go on behind the scenes here at Profound Group to ensure our training and employment services are of a continuous high standard. We believe it is important that we share some of the recent successes achieved by our Data and Compliance Team. Our Data and Compliance […]

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£144m announced for Welsh apprenticeships

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-32422540 First Minister Carwyn Jones will announce the cash for apprenticeships on Thursday A £144m fund to pay for 52,000 apprenticeships in Wales will be announced on Thursday. The cash will be spent on schemes across Wales over the next four years. The majority of places will be targeted at 16-24 year olds and will […]

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Share your ideas on Northern growth

Northern Futures is a new initiative from the Deputy Prime Minister. The question we’re trying to answer is: How do we build on the strengths in the North to create an economic core in the heart of the region that can compete with the biggest cities in the world? We’ve created this website so you […]

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Young English people classed as Neets at lowest level in 20 years

The proportion of young people in England not in education, employment or training – known as Neets – has fallen to its lowest level for 20 years, thanks to a larger number staying on at school, new government figures show. Some 81% of 16-18-year-olds were in education or work-based learning at the end of 2013, […]

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Learning Unlimited Apprenticeship Training Agency

Our Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) can support employers who, for whatever reason, can’t commit to the direct employment of an Apprentice. By employing an Apprentice through our ATA you can take advantage of a number of benefits: • Recruitment – Working with the employer we identify the Apprenticeship opportunities, create job descriptions and person specifications, […]

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All 9 regions of England see fall in 16- to 18-year-olds NEET – Press releases – GOV.UK

Today Skills and Enterprise Minister Matthew Hancock welcomed new figures showing the number of 16- to 18-year-olds not in education, employment or training is falling in all 9 regions of England, equating to thousands more young people in education, employment or training. The 2013 figures, drawn from data collected by local authorities, show that for […]

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