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Say YES to adult learning

As we step into 2024, there’s no better time to get back into learning. A shortage of skills and qualifications in North East Lincolnshire is driving a new campaign to promote adult learning opportunities in the area. With a range of FREE courses offering distance learning or small classroom sessions, it’s never been easier to…

3 months ago | Jobs, training and volunteering
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Council wins bid to help young people become ‘work ready’

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Young People’s Support Services have won a grant worth £93,315 to help prepare young people for work. The National Citizen Service (NCS) Trust announced around 100 successful recipients of grants, as part of a £20m-fund to deliver community-based experiences at a local and grassroots level. The Council’s successful bid is aimed…

7 months ago | Children and families

Skills action plan approved by Councillors

COUNCILLORS have approved a Skills Acton Plan for North East Lincolnshire, at a meeting of the Council’s Cabinet this week. The Plan, which identifies some of the key challenges facing people in our area, looks to identify and take advantage of opportunities to improve the awareness of high-skilled careers and the educational attainment of adults….

8 months ago | Jobs, training and volunteering

Local students explore careers on their doorstep

POPULAR local careers fair, the Skills Fair, returned this week, showcasing education, training and career opportunities to students in North East Lincolnshire. The Skills Fair is organised by a partnership made up of North East Lincolnshire Council, Franklin College, Grimsby Institute, the Careers & Enterprise Company and the Department for Work and Pensions. This year’s…

10 months ago | Children and families
An overhead shot of the Skills Fair

Step Up to Social Work Q&A Sessions

The 14-month Step Up to Social Work Programme is designed for people with a degree who are interested in a career as a social worker but don’t hold a social work degree. Applicants must have a minimum 2.2 degree qualification (level 6) in any discipline except social work from a UK higher education institution or…

1 year ago | Children and families
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Students given unique insight into local politics

Young students in North East Lincolnshire have been given a unique opportunity to find out more about local politics and how the Council is run. Called ‘politics day’, students from Franklin College Sixth For and Waltham Toll Bar Academy spent a day meeting politicians and officers from North East Lincolnshire Council, including the Mayor and…

2 years ago | Councillors and democracy
A photo of the Mayor with students

Local training provider awarded national recognition

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Earning and Learning service, which offers information, advice and guidance around work and learning anyone aged 16+ to support them to move forward, has been awarded recognition for their work. Matrix is the international quality standard for organisations which deliver information, advice and guidance. The accreditation means that the service can…

2 years ago | Jobs, training and volunteering
A photo of the Earning and Learning Team

£500 payment still available for workers self-isolating

Workers in our area who are self-isolating at home can still claim a £500 support payment. The one-off payment is available to residents who are on a low income and meet eligibility criteria, and have had to self-isolate, taking time off work due to COVID-19, since September 2020. The Test and Trace Support Payments were…

3 years ago | COVID-19

Covid vaccination support volunteers

You will be aware from the national news about the national vaccination programme which is currently underway in the fight against Covid-19. Our local health and care system has started to deliver vaccinations to the most vulnerable people in our area now and will be continuing to roll this out moving forward. This is an…

3 years ago | COVID-19