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All Press Releases Tagged 'funding' (6)

Employers warned to invest more in training

A report from The Economist Intelligence has highlighted the need for employers to ‘re-double their commitment to job training’.

Sponsored by Promethean, the survey took in the views of 252 business executives from the UK and the US. It revealed that organisations from both sides of the Atlantic…


Added by Lisa Cole on July 18, 2012 at 10:33 — No Comments

Calling North West Businesses: Apply NOW and get your slice of £60M government funding

Leading North West Apprenticeship provider, Alliance Learning, wants small and medium sized businesses in the North West to get in touch urgently and apply for their share of a new £60m government grant which has been launched to support the recruitment of Apprentices.


The National Apprenticeship Service will provide up to 40,000 grants of £1,500 to small and medium sized businesses who recruit 16 to 24 year olds on an Apprenticeship programme for the first…


Added by Rachael Smith on February 9, 2012 at 16:52 — No Comments

‘Youth Contract’ must appeal to employers, says EAL

Government’s ‘Youth Contract’ must provide opportunities to develop the skills needed by employers for it to have a long-term impact on unemployment, EAL has said.

The specialist awarding organisation for industry qualifications has welcomed the announcement of £1bn to provide over…


Added by Sam Schofield on December 6, 2011 at 15:42 — No Comments

Debate Westminster Hall 3 May@9.30. Future provision of English for speakers of other languages courses

Future provision of English for speakers of other languages courses.  This is a debate in the House of Commons (Westminster Hall ) on May 3 at 9.30 sponsored by Heidi Alexander MP.


Added by NATECLA Coordinator on May 2, 2011 at 20:24 — No Comments

Action for ESOL - next steps meeting

A day of 'Action for ESOL' took place throughout the country on the 24th March. In London supporters marched to Downing Street and handed in a petition with over 17,000 name. A Parliamentary ESOL briefing was held on the 29th March  which allowed learners, teachers and stakeholders to brief MP's and Peers on the adverse consequences of the funding reforms.

The 'Action for ESOL' Co-ordinating Committee would like to invite all supporters to their next meeting to discuss the next stages…


Added by NATECLA Coordinator on April 1, 2011 at 15:29 — No Comments

£2.5m of funding set to give region’s businesses and unemployed a boost

Both businesses and those who are unemployed can now benefit from £2.5m of new funding and grants now available for Apprenticeships across the East Midlands region.



Added by Chesterfield College on January 4, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

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