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DfE says one in ten schools aren't providing work experience

New research from the Department for Education shows that nearly one in ten schools aren't providing any type of work experience to their students....

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IPPR report shows how employers view long-term unemployed

A report from IPPR states that employers should proactively engage with work experience and vocational training schemes. 'European employers'...

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Ofsted reveals how to make work experience a success

Ofsted has published what we hope is the first of many good practice examples of work experience. West Herts College - which is rated Outstanding...

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Apprenticeship levy announced in Budget

A levy on large businesses has been announced to help fund the 3m Apprenticeships proposed by the government. Chancellor George Osborne made...

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UK school leavers worst for essential skills

British school leavers are the worst in Europe for essential skills needed to complete entry-level jobs, according to a new poll of CIMA (Chartered...

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Boris backs 100-hour careers and work experience plan

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has stated that every young person in London should have at least 100 hours of work experience or careers advice...

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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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NWHC breakfast meeting in association with CWLEP

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Thornbeck College - working with disabled learners

This case study from Fair Train, Natspec and Thornbeck College explains why work experience is important for specialist colleges and shows how...

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Cat shows us that your experiences can be your greatest strengths

Catherine Cordon (known as Cat) tells us all about her journey. You can read it here. Cat also sent in an application to the National Apprenticeship...

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Luke flourishes with newfound self confidence

Luke's self confidence flourishes with Green Corridor. Read about it here.

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Wythenshawe Community Housing Group offers adult Work Experience placements

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group proves that Work Experience isn't just for school leavers. Read about two of their adult Work Experience...

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Bethan finds her place with Fair Train

After a bumpy start Bethan was able to find an Apprenticeship that suited her. Read about Bethan's journey to Fair Train here.

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Charlie tunes up his employability skills

Charlie worked with radio station Gateway 97.8 FM to enhance his knowledge. Read about it here.

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