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A youth centre to help vulnerable young people was re-opened by Schools Minister Vernon Coaker and television news presenter Jon Snow. This centre will give young people a safe place to go and provide them with support to change direction and gain new skills.
New materials to support learners and carers
– available online and in hard copy – will give practical advice and support to care managers, education providers and local authorities in order to enhance learning in care settings.
Fifteen apprentice chefs from across England attended a masterclass with Michelin starred chef Marco Pierre White at his London restaurant. An ex apprentice himself, Marco's a keen advocate of Apprenticeships and recommends aspiring chefs to consider taking one.
Blackburn College is making use of its Heritage Library Management System (LMS) for a wide variety of loans beyond that of books; this has enabled them to better manage the growing numbers and types of technologies that are being used in teaching and learning.
Quick Reads are offering ten lucky readers, their tutor or Union Learning Representative and a friend, the chance to win an expenses-paid trip to London to meet a bestselling Quick Reads author at a high-profile awards ceremony. The competition closes this Friday!
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