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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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Cutlers’ Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors Discover Technology in the Health Service

03 August 2017

The Cutlers’ Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors visited the Hallamshire Hospital in July to see some of the uses of technology in the health service. The visit was organised by Tracey Scotter, Director of Informatics, who explained the technology challenges faced…

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Cutlers’ Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors recognised at prestigious awards ceremony

05 June 2017

Over 120 Cutlers’ Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the Cutlers’ Hall. The Skills Passport Awards ceremony is the culmination of the Better Learners Better Workers programme, which works with students aged 13-16…

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Action Packed Programme Provides Work Ready Skills to Computer Science Ambassadors

24 May 2017

Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors on the Computer Science strand have enjoyed a series of challenging masterclasses at the University of Sheffield, as well as an array of exciting visits to workplaces. Y9 Ambassadors enjoyed a series of sessions at…

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Emergency Services Ambassadors Put Skills to the Test on Fire Training Ground

17 May 2017

Emergency Services Ambassadors from Outwood Academy put their skills to the test at a training session with South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue on Wednesday 10th May,  as part of the Cutlers' Better Workers Better Learners programme. Throughout the day, the students…

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Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors Steal the Show at National Education Conference

12 May 2017

Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors were stars of the show at the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) ‘Joining the Dots’ Conference on Wednesday 10th May at the English Institute of Sport. Young people from The Dearne ALC, Westfield School and…

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Engineering Ambassadors ‘Get up to Speed’ at Magna Science Adventure Centre

01 May 2017

Better Learners Better Workers Ambassadors from across the region came together on Wednesday 26th April for the annual ‘Get up to Speed’ event at the Magna Science Adventure Centre. Get up to Speed 2017 saw over 2000 visitors and a…

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Mental Health Presentation by Firth Park Academy Makes a Big Impression

28 January 2016

Y11 NHS Ambassadors from Firth Park Academy impressed an enthusiastic audience when they presented their final projects at a major hospital in Sheffield. Mike Garnock-Jones, part of the BLBW leadership team representing Sheffield City Council at the event had this…

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