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IoD calls for compulsory work experience

The Institute of Directors has called for an end to the focus on exams at school and a move to continuous lifelong learning. ‘Lifelong...

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Voluntary sector trailblazer development

As the Group Training Association for the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS), Fair Train is leading on the development of Apprenticeship standards...

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Lack of work experience 'limits social mobility'

"Work experience is essential yet within the current system aspirations remain fixed" - one of many key messages published today in the House...

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Fair Train signs up to the Ban the Box

Fair Train has removed the criminal-record disclosure box from its job application forms in support of Business In The Community’s...

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Work experience improves employment opportunities for benefit claimants, study shows

A new report published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) shows that work experience is key in helping people into sustained employment.The...

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YEUK launches Ambassador Programme

Employers and learning providers can support the development of young staff through Youth Employment UK’s new Ambassador Programme. It...

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Campaigns in March

March sees the return of National Careers Week (7th-11th March) and National Apprenticeship Week (14th-18th March). You can download the...

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Traineeship Staff Support Programme workshops

Fair Train is hosting workshops across the North West and East Midlands to encourage more organisations to offer Traineeships. Funded by the...

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Events in National Apprenticeship Week

Below is a list of events taking place by organisations who are accredited with the Work Experience Quality Standard Rathbone LEEDS –...

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The Voice of Apprenticeships Conference 2015

Fair Train is taking part in the Voice of Apprenticeships Conference in March 2015. Beth Gardner, Fair Train CEO, is speaking at the conference...

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The Skills Summit, London

Fair Train is exhibiting at The Skills Summit in February 2015.The event, organised by Westminster Briefing, will see over 250 delegates from...

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CIPD Conference 2014 - Manchester

We are exhibiting at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition on 5th and 6th December. Hosted by Manchester Central (formerly GMEX), the conference...

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Delivering quality Traineeships - Fair Train and PET-Xi

PET-Xi delivers a wide range of programmes in schools to help learners achieve their full potential. Famous for its intensive GCSE revision courses,...

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Demonstrating social value and quality from an employer’s perspective - The Calico Group

The Calico Group is probably best known for managing over 4,700 homes across the North West through its housing association Calico Homes, but...

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Making Apprenticeships work - Sky

Apprenticeships are well embedded into Sky’s recruitment strategy. The organisation offers over 100 Apprenticeships in areas such as business,...

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Recruiting young people into the voluntary sector - Voluntary Action Coventry

Daniel, 21, is a Volunteering Services Assistant at Voluntary Action Coventry (VAC) – a charity supporting local community and voluntary...

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Sky - Work Experience Week winner

Sky - Work Experience Week winner

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Rolls-Royce - Developing a talent pipeline - October 2015

Rolls-Royce - Developing a talent pipeline for careers in STEM

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