Articles from Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Mayor of Greater Manchester calls on businesses to support digitally excluded young people

Mayor of @GreaterMcr, Andy Burnham calls on businesses to support the Greater Manchester Tech Fund through financial donations and the donation of data packages and devices.

To not treat vocational students on a par with their peers studying an academic route would be a double injustice

Joint statement from the Mayors of Greater Manchester (@greatermcr) and the Liverpool City Region on #BTEC exams  OVER the past 24 hours we have been contacted by students, college leaders, headteachers and parents who are confused and alarmed that the Government announced a full national lockdown - including school and college closures - while maintaining that BTEC exams should continue as planned in January. 

Greater Manchester aims to accelerate gender equality as new Women and Girls Panel launched

A NEW Panel set up to accelerate gender equality in Greater Manchester launches today (Monday 7 December). The Greater Manchester Women and Girls Equality Panel will bring together a 20-strong group of diverse and informed women from across our 10 boroughs with the stated aim of informing public policy to “enable women and girls to live their best life in Greater Manchester.”

Our Pass is really changing the lives of Greater Manchester’s young people

Our Pass is creating six roles for young people: 4 Kick Start places and 2 apprenticeships. 

James Bay to headline online summer prom on the eve of exam results day

#SummerProm2020 - Global star @JamesBayMusic is set to headline a special one-off nationwide Summer Prom on 12th August. This exclusive event will unite thousands of young people across the UK ahead of A-Level and GCSE results, after an unprecedented and challenging school year. 

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