Flexi-job apprenticeship scheme to boost recruitment in key sectors

New flexible apprenticeships will soon be available to create opportunities for more people to earn while they learn in industries that boost the economy the government has announced.  Up to 1,500 apprentices will be recruited on the government’s new flexi-job apprenticeship scheme, which will allow people to complete short placements across

Less than a third of young people told about alternatives to degrees at school

New research by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) has revealed that not enough is being done to educate young people about alternatives to university – meaning billions could be being wasted on tuition fees each year as a result.  The nationally representative study of 2,000 people found that only 29% of

Apprentices supporting schools to offer more physical activity opportunities

Driven by a passion to help young people to be happy, healthy and active, the team at Liverpool School Sports Partnership (LSSP) are all too aware that young people play an instrumental role in inspiring those around them to be physically active.   Through the physical activity apprenticeships that LSSP offers in

First of its kind new ‘Youth and Community’ Degree launches

Youth and community work has been hit hard by the triple threat of austerity, Brexit and COVID-19 - but a new university degree could prepare professionals to help repair the damage.  A new BA degree in ‘Youth Work and Community Development’ has been unveiled by Liverpool Hope University, with applications now