Articles from Duncan Foulkes

Social enterprise sets example by recruiting 28 disabled apprentices

Breaking down the barriers blocking job opportunities for young, disabled people is the top priority for Merthyr Tydfil-based social enterprise that has just recruited 28 apprentices with Welsh Government support.

Mentor’s one-to-one support helps trainee to carve out a career in carpentry

Jamie Hopkins was severely bullied at school and consequently left without any qualifications. It wasn’t until four years later that he rediscovered his love of learning thanks to the support he received through a traineeship with Itec.

Thibaud develops his career and finds a new family in Wales

Thibaud Gailliard’s learning journey since arriving in Wales from France as a shy 16-year-old, following the loss of his mother to cancer, has been described as “incredible”.

Ambassador keen to promote apprenticeships through medium of Welsh

@colegcymraeg - Being able to do his apprenticeship through the medium of Welsh was very important to Iestyn Morgan who has completed his entire education and training to date in his first language.

Chloe’s successful learning journey begins with Traineeship

@PRPTraining - A shy school leaver has been transformed into a confident, self-assured employee after beginning her learning journey with the Welsh Government’s Traineeship Programme.

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