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Lack of quality placements with employers is biggest barrier for work experience

A survey of learning providers has shown that their main concern in providing work experience is the lack of quality placements with employers. Over...

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Research into Higher Apprenticeships

With more employers developing higher apprenticeship programmes as a viable alternative to university, the International Centre for Guidance...

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House of Commons publishes Apprenticeships and Traineeships report

The Education Select Committee has today published its report from the Inquiry into Apprenticeships and Traineeships, which Fair Train gave evidence...

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Free Work Experience webinar

Learning from Best Practice to Improve Work Experience An introduction to the AELP/Fair Train DfE work experience e-guide Date: Tuesday,...

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Celebrate NAW2015 with a free business advice surgery

National Apprenticeship Week, a week dedicated to increasing the awareness and take-up of Apprenticeships and Traineeships, takes place this...

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New research show work experience is a 'postcode lottery'

A UKCES report looking at the issues facing young people in entering employment has found large disparities in provision across the country....

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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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NWHC breakfast meeting in association with CWLEP

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AELP National Conference 2014

We're exhibiting at the Association of Employment and Learning Provider's National Conference on 2nd and 3rd of June in central London. We're...

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Spotlight on Changing Lives in Cheshire!

Follow the link to read more about Changing Lives in Cheshire - one of our first adopters of the Work Experience Quality Standard Click Here ...

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Katie talks about her experience at Spirit Pubs

Click on the video to hear Katie describing her success at Spirit Pub Company, where she completed her Work Experience placement.

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BIYP inspires the next Heston Blumenthal!

Student: Joshua Cooper Collins School: Heathpark College Teacher: David Barber Work placement at… Nickelodeon in Wolverhampton (Spirit...

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The perfect job for me

Student: Michael Langley School: Broadgreen International School, Liverpool Age: 15 Teacher: Ken Hilton Work placement at… The Royal...

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Abigail supports Work Experience

Abigail McGroy is a Rathbone Student with hoards of experience, a can-do attitude and an appreciation of top notch Work Experience opportunities. Course:...

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Stephen's prepared!

Stephen Kelly is a Rathbone Student with a determined attitude - the determination to succeed in his career as an Army Lawyer was spurred on...

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