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Apprenticeship grants

26 Apr 2019 - 10:17 by michelle.foster

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications. Apprenticeships are available to employers of all sizes and from all sectors and cover a wide range of occupations; they are a proven way to train your workforce and make your organisation more productive and competitive. Manchester City Council

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Manchester Work Club Funding Programme June 2019 – 31 March 2020

15 Apr 2019 - 11:35 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council recognises the important role Work Clubs play in providing flexible and informal employment support to workless Manchester residents. In recognition of the valuable role they play in delivering employment support services, Manchester City Council has made available grant funding for Manchester Work Clubs to apply for. Manchester City Council

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Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

Film 42

5 Apr 2019 - 13:55 by michelle.foster

Are you interested in film-making? Would you like to develop some practical film-making skills? Want to work with an award-winning filmmaker to create unique and original films which will make a real difference? Do you have something to say about your mood or well-being? Film 42 is recruiting young Black men aged 16-20 years old to take part in an exciting new project, aimed at exploring the themes of mood and well-being. 42nd Street

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Read Easy Wythenshawe

5 Apr 2019 - 13:53 by michelle.foster

We’re so used to reading online, road signs, books, emails and labels in supermarkets that we often don’t give it a second thought. However, up to one in twenty adults in this country struggle to read, often because they didn’t manage to learn at school and have spent years hiding it. Read Easy provides confidential, one to one coaching to help adults feel more confident and independent. Read Easy

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Out-of-school settings survey

5 Apr 2019 - 13:47 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council is working with the DfE on a project to promote and raise awareness of effective safeguarding practices at activities delivered to children, without their parents' or carers' supervision, within out-of-school settings. An out-of-school setting is a location which is not a school, college, 16-19 academy or provider caring for children under 8 years old which is registered with Ofsted or a childminder agency.

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Independent Evaluation commission of advice at Cheetham Hill Advice Centre

21 Mar 2019 - 12:32 by michelle.foster

Cheetham Hill Advice Centre (CHAC) is a busy advice charity in North Manchester. For the last three years CHAC has been delivering advice funded by the Reaching Communities strand of The National Lottery Community fund. CHAC is commissioning an independent evaluation of this work to look at the outcomes, the impact and any lessons that can be learnt from this work. CHAC

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