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Survey: Priority Areas for Diverse Opportunities for Young People

Kailo is a project that is focused on addressing some of the key factors that impact on a young person’s mental health and wellbeing. At the moment we are focused on how we might support young people into different opportunties, jobs and careers, and we’d love to get your thoughts on what we should be prioritising,

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North Devon Manufacturing Awards 2023 Review

Celebrations and trophies all round, for world-class achievements at the North Devon Manufacturing Awards Representing Northern Devon’s incredible diversity in manufacturing sectors, from pharmaceuticals, precision engineering and composites to electronics, furniture and textiles, hopeful manufacturers assembled at the Barnstaple Hotel on Thursday 12th October for the annual NDMA awards dinner. The 24th iteration follows last

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100% Gatsby compliance for Great Torrington School

Great Torrington School’s dynamic careers programme has again reached 100% across all 8 Gatsby Benchmarks! Mark Turnbull from Heart of the South West Careers Hub congratulated staff at GTS on the achievement, commenting that there is much in store, with staff and supporters planning an ambitious programme of activities in the coming months. NDMA Vice

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Marine Futures Event a Huge Success!

On Thursday 22 June, the University Centre at Petroc welcomed around three hundred businesses, stakeholders and members of the local community to a Marine Futures event held at our South West Institute of Technology (SWIoT). Petroc worked alongside North Devon Council and Torridge District Council to inform and engage local businesses, schools, teachers, students and

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New wave of skills bootcamps launched across Devon and Cornwall

A £3 million investment in skills across Devon and Cornwall has been announced with the launch of the latest wave of Train4Tomorrow Skills Bootcamps. More than 50 bootcamps are now recruiting learners with over 1,000 places available, and demand continues to grow for the training provided through this successful scheme. Courses are open to adults aged

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