Despite the growing popularity of apprenticeships as a career path, there’s still not enough information readily available to parents on what’s included in an apprenticeship and how their child can benefit from the career opportunities made available through these pathways. In this article we address some of the most common apprenticeship myths.
If you are looking to change your career, develop new skills or just meet new people, then getting back into learning could be the answer. No matter what your age, it is never too late to go back to the classroom and pursue your dreams - and it can be easier than you may think!
It's never too late to pick up a new skill, take up an entirely career path, or return to work after a significant time away. Read our top tips for adult learners this Adult Learners Week.
Educ8 will be joining forces with government and industry to give thousands of young people inspiring experiences of engineering, as part of a year-long campaign to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of young people who join the profession. Today, Thursday 16 November, the government announced that 2018 will be the Year of Engineering, a national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of what engineers do among young people aged 7-16, their parents and their teachers.
The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children recognises the importance of childcare and play provision, including holiday play schemes, for children and their parents. He wishes to ensure that the childcare and play workforces have the appropriate qualifications, skills and experience to provide high quality provision across the different types of settings and for the full age range of children cared for. With this in mind, the Welsh Government has recently published a circular that explains some important future changes to the required training standards in child care and play settings.