Real-world experience for Wirral Met’s future plumbers and electricians

Wirral Met College students have been given an insight into a ‘live’ construction site thanks to GMI Construction and Peel L&P. Plumbing and electrical students from Wirral Met visited the Hythe, a sustainable new business hub within the growing Four Bridges neighbourhood. Located next to the college’s Wirral Waters construction campus, Hythe

Free short courses aimed to help working adults’ upskill in STEM sectors

Thousands of working adults will soon benefit from free courses that will help them to rapidly upskill or retrain, as part of the government’s drive to plug skills gaps and boost access to more high-quality training alternatives. Sixty-five short and modular courses will start to roll out from later this month at

Tax-free cash bursaries to be offered to trainee teachers in high-demand subjects

Tax-free cash bursaries will be offered to trainee teachers in high-demand subjects under new government plans to recruit and retain world-class teachers. The government say that a total of £129 million will be available for trainee teachers starting in 2022/23, which includes increased bursaries of £15,000 for languages, geography and design

Essay mills to be banned under plans to reform post-16 education

Services offering to provide students with essays for money, known as essay mills, are to be made illegal under plans announced by the government. The government intends to make it a criminal offence to provide, arrange or advertise these cheating services for financial gain to students taking a qualification at any