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Young people suffer as Government concedes it has broken its promise to hit 3 million #apprenticeships

As the government concedes it has broken its promise to hit three million apprenticeships starts by 2020*, youth employment charity Leadership Through Sport & Business claimed last night that apprenticeships in the UK are being completely undermined.

OVERHAUL NEEDED TO STOP TEACHER EXODUS

Schools need to provide better access to well-being services to prevent a mass exodus of teachers That’s the warning from leading school business manager, Tracey Gray, who argues that the main factors driving the exodus are being neglected:

TEACHERS AT BREAKING POINT AS BUDGETS SQUEEZED

‘BREAKING POINT’: CALL FOR SCHOOLS TO SPEND SMART AS BUDGETS SQUEEZED

THE MUTUAL REVOLUTION THAT IS HELPING SCHOOLS SAVE THOUSANDS

Education Mutual was created by education professionals who were motivated to create a new model after growing frustrated with insurance policies charging a premium for a decreasing service. 

Innovative business model helps schools address the crisis of staff absences

NEW STAFF INSURANCE MODEL FIRST OF ITS KIND TO BE RECOGNISED BY @EducationGovUK  A unique staff absence and cover scheme for schools has been recognised for its exceptional cost-effective service by the Department for Education (DfE).

APPRENTICE CALLS FOR ASPIRING FEMALE MECHANICS TO PUT THEIR FOOT DOWN

A SERVICE TECHNICIAN apprentice from Enfield has called on more females to drive their careers forward in the automobile industry.Britney Fingall, who commutes 2 hours every day from North London to Alan Day VW’s showroom in Hampstead, believes the industry is lacking female representation:“When I was training at college, only 2 of my class of 20 were female. I’d personally like to see more women in the motor industry – the more the merrier! “I’d encourage anyone who has a passion for the motor industry to pursue it as a career regardless of gender.“Yes, it’s a male-dominated industry but anyone can do it. The world is changing, as long as you’re passionate about something, you can do it, that’s how I see it.”Paul Tanner, Managing Director from Alan Day VW, said:

SPRING INTO ACTION TO COMBAT CHILDHOOD OBESITY

SPRING INTO ACTION TO COMBAT CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Crisis in the classroom: 57 per cent of teachers have considered quitting over health pressures

Shock figures reveal a staggering 57% of teachers have considered leaving the education sector within the past two years because of health pressures.

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