Brooks and Kirk

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Number of NEETS carries on falling

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     More job cuts in the FE sector… More than 200 college jobs are facing the axe in West Yorkshire in…

3 million Apprenticeships will be a “significant challenge”

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     If you are working in the FE sector, you may have noticed that you have been more stressed recently… Working…

The success to ‘Being More Dog’ was in the training!

The online marketing news magazine, Marketing posted an article about the success of O2’s ‘Be More Dog’ marketing campaign earlier this week. The entire article is discussing their extremely successful innovative ‘Be More Dog’ marketing campaign.  As part of the campaign, they trained up 600 members of staff in various departments. This training ranged from members of staff in the call…

What does a Conservative government mean for FE?

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     FE and skills ideas that ran out of steam — remember any of them? As the dawn of a new…

Bank fines to fund 50k apprenticeships and traineeships

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     Bank fines to fund 50k apprenticeships and traineeships for unemployed 22 to 24-year-olds under Tories A Conservative-led government would use…

Achievements in level 2 and 3’s has declined since 2010

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     ‘Achievement’ for levels two and three down since 2010 Level two and three “total achievement” levels for people aged 19…

Is the University of the Third Age the only real University left?

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     FE & Skills General Election Q&A with Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats The Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats…

Is work experience ‘meaningful’?

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     Provider hit with grade four rating after just one apprenticeship achievement in two years A Hampshire-based independent training provider with…

Do you want a new career that could make more time for you?

With the Easter holidays quickly coming to a close, are you becoming increasingly frustrated with not having the free time to do the things that you want to do and spend time with the people you want to spend time with? Whether you have children and didn’t get to spend as much time with them over the holidays as you…

Hunt pledges new FE bill within ‘first 100 days’ of a Labour government

  Here you will find a brief overview of what’s been going on in the training world over the last week, as well as a completely random story that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did!     Hunt pledges new FE bill within ‘first 100 days’ of a Labour government New legislation around apprenticeships and training will…