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Inclusion, Equality and Diversity within education and employment   

Inclusion, Equality and Diversity within education and employment   

Lisa Maynard-Atem, Marketing and Inclusion Director at Acacia Training, discusses how more action is needed on equality, diversity and inclusion within education and employment.  For...
R&D tax relief clampdown threatens businesses innovation

R&D tax relief clampdown threatens businesses innovation

R&D (Research and Development) Tax Relief, introduced in 2000, has made a significant impact encouraging innovative, research-led companies to invest in innovation. The most recent...
Why further education choices are just as important for creatives as they are for academics 

Why further education choices are just as important for creatives as they are for academics 

When you’re in the midst of your A-levels and trying to decide what happens next, it can feel like everything is geared towards the academic...
How do we ensure access to training opportunities for people on Universal Credit?

How do we ensure access to training opportunities for people on Universal Credit?

The way our social security system operates is preventing many unemployed people and those on low incomes from accessing training opportunities. Within Universal Credit (UC),...
The first cohort of students prove T Levels deliver a pipeline of talent

The first cohort of students prove T Levels deliver a pipeline of talent

Prior to her role at Willmott Dixon she was engaged in addressing issues around equality, diversity and inclusion as part of the Association of Women...
Generation Teach: How We Attract the Next Generation of Academics

Generation Teach: How We Attract the Next Generation of Academics

While universities across the UK are focused on widening access to students, to deliver the next generation of work-ready graduates we need to attract and...
The return of exams: the Sutton Trust view ahead of results day 2022

The return of exams: the Sutton Trust view ahead of results day 2022

Results day is fast approaching for students who sat A levels and GCSEs this summer, who are the first students to sit formal exams since...
Bridging the ever-growing digital skills gap with low-code

Bridging the ever-growing digital skills gap with low-code

Although much has been written about businesses and how their reliance on digital skills is set to grow over the next few years, the UK’s...
How building connections with parents and the broader school community can improve learning outcomes

How building connections with parents and the broader school community can improve learning outcomes

In a fast-paced working week full of lesson planning, marking, meetings and assessments, the value in building and strengthening connections outside of the classroom can...
In preparation for exams results, good or bad!

In preparation for exams results, good or bad!

On the run up to exam results, Mental Health Counsellor and CEO of Mind Management for You Sheila McMahon reflects on how we can prepare...
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