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Two new appointments for PK Education’s Sheffield office

PK Education has welcomed two new starters to the team, marking a year of epic growth for the supply teacher recruitment agency which was founded in Sheffield. As part of the recent recruitment drive, Dan Holmes from Chesterfield and Jonathan Owen from Sheffield have been appointed as consultants at PK Education’s

#GirlTechLCR Yorkshire’s young women inspired to go digital

Female students from six schools across Leeds and Calderdale are getting an introduction to the world of digital with the help of volunteers from tech firms across the Leeds City Region. The event, taking place in Leeds, is hosted by technology enabled language solution provider thebigword and telecommunications firm aql with

Leeds Trinity University launches mentoring programme

Students at Leeds Trinity University will benefit from top advice from some of Leeds’ most influential and successful businessmen and women, with the launch of a new mentoring programme. The programme will support students to become more employable with mentors offering advice and guidance around personal development, reflection, identifying goals

On-site cage opens at £3.8m refurbished Ashville Sports Centre

The opening of an on-site Café at Ashville Sports Centre marks the final stage of its £3.8m programme of refurbishment and expansion. The ground-floor café – ‘Taste at Ashville’ – is being run by Chris Durrant, who has previous experience in the leisure industry having worked at Harrogate Cricket Club and

Boost for business as Ron Dearing UTC launches unique virtual reality facility

Hull’s employer-led school has launched a unique virtual reality facility that will give businesses across the region a major digital edge. Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC) said the Green Port Virtual Reality (VR) Suite would be a major asset for local small and medium-sized businesses and the region as a

Leo Group’s £273k Ravenscliffe School Christmas present

Calderdale’s only special school has been given an early Christmas present, thanks to the fundraising efforts of a Boothtown-based environmental company. Leo Group chairman Danny Sawrij was the guest of honour at Ravenscliffe High School’s end of term assembly, where he handed over a cheque for £273,284.09, which will go towards

Pocklington School Foundation launches new Careers and Business Network

Pocklington School Foundation has launched a new Careers and Business Network to help support current and former pupils as well the wider school community. The Network is open to parents past and present, staff and supporters, and Old Pocklingtonians (OPs), with the aim of sharing advice and expertise to help each

Diploma courses put acting academy on global stage

A Yorkshire acting academy is going global following the launch of new diploma courses. The rapidly expanding Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television Acting (YAFTA) has already received a raft of applications for its new Applied Screenwriting diploma and Film and TV Production diploma. Alongside their existing Acting For Screen Diploma, applications

Law firm’s juniors guide the next generation

Two of hlw Keeble Hawson’s junior employees have returned to Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) to guide the next generation of legal minds as part of the firm’s ongoing drive to develop and mentor future talent. Jonathan Gott, a trainee solicitor and Amelia Goodair, a paralegal and future trainee solicitor, took questions

Law School students trial their court skills

A city employment lawyer turned a lecture room into a court room to put Sheffield Hallam Law School students through their paces in a mock employment tribunal. Toby Pochron, associate at Sheffield commercial law specialists Ironmonger Curtis, put the skills of the next generation of lawyers on trial. Students nominated judges to

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