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  • Digital career set in motion for cinema apprentice

    Digital career set in motion for cinema apprentice

    14 March 2016

    Tyneside Cinema has invested in skills by launching a creative and digital apprenticeship scheme as regional demand rises for professionals in the technology, creative and digital sector, which is estimated to be worth £1.1bn to the local economy by 2020.

     

  • Better careers advice for all

    Better careers advice for all

    11 March 2016

    A new law will ensure young people get the impartial careers advice they need to train towards a career that fits their individual needs.

    The issue of inadequate careers advice has hit national headlines in recent months with The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education, legislating to ensure that technical colleges and companies providing apprenticeships get into schools to give careers advice to pupils.

     

  • New appointment strengthens business links

    New appointment strengthens business links

    1 March 2016

    We have further strengthened our links with the North East business community with a key appointment to our management team.

    Ivan Jepson brings almost 25 years of industry and private sector experience to the role as business development director.

  • Judith Doyle on key to Northern Powerhouse success

    Judith Doyle: Further Education is key to Northern Powerhouse success

    25 February 2016

    The northern powerhouse presents our region with an opportunity to generate greater economic prosperity for our businesses and communities while going some way to balancing the long recognised north-south divide in the UK economy. 

    Read Judith Doyle, Principal and Chief Executive's full post...

  • Whoop! We've been shortlisted for three national awards.

    Whoop! We've been shortlisted for three national awards

    12 February 2016

    We have been recognised among the most outstanding individuals and institutions that the further education sector has to offer in the shortlist for this year’s Times Education Supplement’s FE Awards.