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Recruitment firm invests to help raise aspirations in region’s primary schools

Primary school children in Bradford and Leeds will be among the first in the region to receive award winning "Positive Footprints" personal development programmes, thanks to funding from Yorkshire recruitment specialist, The Works Recruitment. Craig Burton, managing director of The Works Recruitment, has announced the firm’s partnership with Positive Footprints and

Role model Horbury Group apprentice commended with an achievement award

A role model apprentice has been commended by his employer and training provider at an award presentation held this term. Sheffield College apprentice Jordan Bew, 21, is completing an apprenticeship with Horbury Group in Rotherham. Now the enthusiastic learner has been presented with an achievement award for being a role model

Education secretary backs “excellent” Bradford Manufacturing Weeks initiative

Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson CBE has praised Bradford Manufacturing Weeks as an “excellent” initiative. Commenting as organisers confirm that more than double the number of manufacturers and schools are involved since the inaugural event in 2018, Mr Williamson said: “Following on from last year’s success, I know Bradford

Leeds Trinity University launches Digital Marketing Degree Apprenticeship

Leeds Trinity University has launched a new degree apprenticeship aimed at developing skills in digital marketing. The Digital Marketer Degree Apprenticeship, which includes modules on content marketing, e-commerce strategies and campaign management, as well as a BA (Hons) Professional Practice in Digital Marketing, is aimed at current and aspiring digital marketing

Students and businesses celebrate the start of Bradford Manufacturing Weeks

More than 50 local students, businesses and dignitaries gathered in Bradford for a tour of a 38-acre manufacturing facility to kickstart a fortnight of events for Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019. Attendees at water solutions and chemical manufacturer, Solenis, included 12 students from three schools – Dixons Allerton Academy, Parkside School and

Manufacturing apprenticeships the routes to top jobs, students told at skills event

More than 1,000 Leeds students from 40 schools joined online with an audience of young people at specialist engineering and manufacturing college UTC Leeds last week to receive first-hand advice on working in the city’s diverse manufacturing sector. Taking place as part of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival, the event saw a

Bayford Group provides “transformational” minibus to fuel pupils’ development

The Bayford Group has provided a minibus to accelerate the shared learning and development of primary school pupils at two schools in Nidderdale. The Federation of Fountains Earth and St Cuthbert's C of E Primary Schools say the minibus will be transformational in bringing the schools communities closer at a formative

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