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New traineeships aim to help young people find work

New traineeships aim to help young people find work

A new project will offer 16 to 24-year-olds in England work experience and training to help them get a first job.

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Joe’s Blog

Joe Edwards' Apprenticeship Journey

Joe Edwards, 19, from Cirencester began his Digital Apprenticeship at Gloucestershire County Council last week.  Here, he explains the process and how he felt about it.

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Employers offered cash incentive to take on an unemployed young person

Employers offered cash incentive to take on an unemployed young person

Jun 17 2013

JobCentrePlus has announced a cash incentive to encourage employers to take on a local unemployed young person.

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Relevant careers advice needed for young people

Relevant careers advice needed for young people

Long gone are the days when the school Careers teacher mapped out a young person's future job by asking a series of questions just before they took their GCSE options.

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Challenge 2013 smashes its targets

Challenge 2013 smashes its targets

A campaign to get 2,013 primary school children working with Gloucestershire engineering and manufacturing businesses in 2013 has smashed its targets in just two months.

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DMXpressions Limited case study

Electrical Apprentice brings fresh ideas and energy to county firm

DMXpressions Limited is a family run electrical contracting company based in Gloucester.

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Gloucestershire County Council welcomes new education and training guidelines

Gloucestershire County Council welcomes new education and training guidelines

Gloucestershire County Council supports the change to education and training guidelines that mean young people have to stay in education or training until their 17th birthday.

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Challenge 2013 to be launched in Gloucestershire schools

Challenge 2013 to be launched in Gloucestershire schools

Get 2,013 students working with Gloucestershire engineering and manufacturing businesses in 2013 – that’s the aim of a new project to encourage a future generation of engineers in the county.

The Challenge 2013 campaign, which is run by Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, will work with around 40 primary schools and six county-based engineering and manufacturing businesses with the hope of getting 2,013 school children interested in engineering and technology.

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‘What Next’ Event Hosted By Gloucestershire Youth Support Team is a Huge Success

‘What Next' Event Hosted By Gloucestershire Youth Support Team is a Huge Success

Gloucestershire Youth Support Team host a record breaking ‘What Next Event’ with more atendee's than ever.

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YES Skills POD launched at Gloucestershire Skillsfest 2013

YES Skills POD launched at Gloucestershire Skillsfest 2013

Hundreds of people showed their support for skills at the county’s biggest apprenticeship and careers event, Gloucestershire Skillsfest 2013. The day-long event at Gloucester Rugby Club saw youngsters and business people pass through its doors to be inspired by skills training and career options. More than 60 businesses were exhibiting on the day and dozens more businesses were on-hand to give career advice and give youngsters a taste of different jobs.

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