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The new National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices came into effect from 1 October for young people aged 16-18 and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship
Next Step provides information, advice and resources to help adults make more effective choices about skills, careers, work and life. Adults can access the service online, or with the help of an adviser either on the telephone or face-to-face.
Getting a new job has a massive impact on your finances. BBC raw have produced online information about getting a bank account, saving while you’re at work, understanding your payslip and more.
The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) website now contains a compendium of information and fact sheets on Skills for Life and Functional Skills
Skills Minister John Hayes has set out his vision for apprenticeships and reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to work-based learning and training
Baroness Margaret Sharp of Guildford has called for equal status of Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), the teaching qualifications for FE and schools respectively
Reading for Life is a campaign that focuses on those who are least likely to read. The new Reading for Life website has tips and advice, free downloads, competitions and games.
In a tough speech at the Further Education Mergers, Confederations and Shared Partnerships 2010 conference, Skills Funding Agency Chief Executive Geoff Russell warned senior sector leaders that 'the money was running out' and that action sooner, rather than later, was needed to prevent institutions from becoming financially unstable.
These three posters are for practitioners to use in literacy and language classrooms
Maths4Us is a joint initiative between unionlearn, NIACE and the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) that aims to encourage people to tackle numeracy, take-up numeracy learning and have fun with maths
This paper, from UKCES, provides a review of recent research, and will be of interest to all those involved in employability skills delivery
Sat, 22 May 2010
Guest presentation at next meeting of the North East Patoss Group
Fri, 09 Jul 2010
Joint summer conference on Friday 9th July 2009 at the Teaching Development Centre, Newcastle College
Tue, 18 May 2010
Information, advice and guidance publication Take Ten People - integrating employment and learning and skills for people with mental health conditions is due to be issued in May.
Wed, 12 May 2010
An IAG event at Newcastle College, Teaching Development Centre on Wednesday 16th June
IAG event at Newcastle Teaching Development Centre on Wednesday 16th June
The extremely popular “yellow ring binder”, aimed at mathematics teachers whose learners are working at around Entry 3 / Level 1, has now been adapted as an online resource
All training providers in Yorkshire and Humber are invited to promote their courses through Business Link’s new Skills Brokerage Platform, which will be launched in February. By providing information about themselves and their courses they will increase their chances of being selected to provide training to businesses of all sizes in the private and public sector.
A reminder that the LSIS Excellence Gateway is now hosting the Skills for Life Core Curriculum in literacy, numeracy and ESOL and the pre-entry curriculum framework in a new online version
Success North’s Winter Conference will take place on Friday 11th December 2009
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