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Engineering Ambassadors Wow the Crowds at Get up to Speed

14 May 2018

Year 10 Engineering Ambassadors on the Better Learners Better Workers programme wowed attendees at the annual Get Up To Speed event at Magna Science and Adventure Centre. The free event is an interactive showcase to inspire and inform young people…

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Digital Ambassadors Apply Tech and Security to Sport

17 April 2018

Digital Technology Sector Ambassadors on the Better Learners Better Workers programme recently visited Ponds Forge to meet Mike Cook, Head of IT Services for Sheffield City Trust. The Trust and its subsidiaries are among the region’s largest leisure and entertainment…

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Young People Celebrated at Prestigious Awards Ceremony at Cutlers’ Hall

04 April 2018

Despite severe weather conditions, school pupils in Sheffield demonstrated their resilience, determination and GRIT by attending the Better Learners Better Workers Passport Ceremony at Cutler’s Hall on Wednesday 28th February. Better Learners Better Workers is an employer-led learning programme that…

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Young People Celebrated at Employer-Driven Skills Conference

06 March 2018

The first Better Learners Better Workers Conference took place at Cutlers’ Hall on Wednesday 28th February, where attendees celebrated the success of the world of work programme that is making a difference to thousands of young people and raising aspirations…

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Digital Ambassadors Develop New Skills at Arm

22 February 2018

Ambassadors on the Digital Technology programme recently visited Arm at their new Sheffield office on St Mary’s Gate. Arm technology underpins many of the devices that make modern life possible, helping to transform our daily experience. Its processor designs are…

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Ambassadors Develop Skills With Barclays Digital Eagles

27 December 2017

Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors recently visited Barclays Bank on Pinstone Street, Sheffield, to see computer science in action at the bank. The session, delivered by Barclay’s Digital Eagles, covered different aspects including: roles and opportunities in the sector, how…

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Ambassador Donates Enterprise Challenge Profits to Support Local Children at Christmas

22 December 2017

Y9 Ambassador, Ami, of Yewlands Academy recently took part in an Enterprise challenge which was showcased at Magna Science Adventure Centre in December. She impressed teachers and peers at the showcase, where Ambassadors demonstrated and sold products they had been…

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Engineering and Manufacturing Ambassadors Put Skills to the Test at Employer Interviews

04 December 2017

Y10 Engineering and Manufacturing Ambassadors recently took part in 1:1 interviews with local employers from the sector at the prestigious Cutlers’ Hall. The interviews saw Ambassadors put their communication and presentation skills to the test in order to secure their…

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Better Learners Better Workers Autumn Newsletter

06 November 2017

Read about what's in store for the Better Learners Better Workers programme across the Sheffield City Region for 2017/18 in our first Newsletter of the year. Read the Autumn Newsletter.

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Better Learners Better Workers Launches Across South Yorkshire For 2017/18

03 November 2017

Better Learners Better Workers activities have started taking place across South Yorkshire, with programmes running in Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield. This year, even more schools and employers are taking part, reaching even more young people. There are now programmes…

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