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Skills achievements of Barnsley, Doncaster and Sheffield teenagers recognised at prestigious Awards ceremony

10 March 2020

Over 70 Year 11 students from Sheffield, Doncaster and Barnsley schools and Academies were recognised for their achievements on an employment skills programme at a prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the Cutlers’ Hall, Sheffield, on 26 February. The students, known…

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Ambassadors learn about careers in sport at Doncaster Keepmoat Stadium

04 March 2020

Eighty-six Ambassadors on the Better Leaners Better Workers (BLBW) programme spent a day of their February half term holiday at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster learning about the wide range of careers within sport. The venue is home to the…

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New BLBW Ambassadors put their presentation skills to the test

08 November 2019

A new cohort of Year 9 and Year 10 Ambassadors spent a day of their October half term at the prestigious Cutlers Hall in Sheffield, where they were welcomed to the Better Learners Better Workers (BLBW) programme and found out…

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South Yorkshire teens get Army education in half term skills day

31 May 2019

Seventy Ambassadors on the Better Learners Better Workers programme spent a day of their half term taking part in Army-led training activities hosted at Sheffield Park Academy. The “Skills Matter” day was aimed at developing confidence, communication and teamwork. The…

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Engineering Ambassadors showcase skills at Get up to Speed with STEM event

01 April 2019

Ambassadors on the Better Learners Better Workers programme (BLBW) showcased the engaging and exciting things the programme offers at the ninth annual Get up to Speed with STEM event. The event took place at Magna Science Adventure Centre on the…

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Skills achievements of Barnsley and Sheffield teenagers recognised at prestigious Awards ceremony

06 March 2019

Over 130 Year 11 students from Sheffield and Barnsley schools were recognised for their achievements on an employment skills programme at a prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the Cutlers’ Hall, Sheffield, on 27 February. The students, who had all completed…

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South Yorkshire teens give up a day’s holiday to build their work skills

22 February 2019

At the start of half-term holiday, over 90 teenagers from across South Yorkshire gathered at the Lifewise Centre near Rotherham to take part in a day of activities to build their job-ready skills. The ‘Skills Matter Day’ was organised by…

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New Year 9 Ambassadors get off to a flying start

05 November 2018

Over 60 young people from across South Yorkshire gathered at Sheffield’s prestigious Cutlers’ Hall on Tuesday 30thOctober to begin their journey on the Better Learners Better Workers employment skills programme. The young people aged 13 had been selected to take…

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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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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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