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Could you be a School Governor Champion?

Forward thinking digital skills organisations are embracing school governance as part of their people development and talent management strategies. Is it time that you joined them?

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Webinar: Join us to hear from the major projects that are championing skills in the South East

The South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP) has invited a combination of future major projects for the South East, including the Lower Thames Crossing, London Resort and Ebbsfleet Garden City, to provide insight into how these significant projects and investments will bolster the skills agenda for the South East.

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2 in 3 builders’ workloads stagnant or declining, warns FMB

A Budget for Britain’s builders is needed to boost slowing workloads and to reverse contracting enquiries and employment A Budget for Britain’s builders is needed to boost slowing workloads and to reverse contracting enquiries and employment, warns the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).&nbsp; Data from the FMB’s latest&nbsp;State of Trade Survey&nbsp;for November to December 2020, &hellip; <a href="https://www.southeastskills.org.uk/news/2-in-3-builders-workloads-stagnant-or-declining-warns-fmb/">Continued</a>

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Highways England calls on locals in search for first Lower Thames Crossing apprentices

Highways England has launched a new recruitment drive to find the first cohort of apprentices to join the ambitious Lower Thames Crossing project, the single largestroad investment scheme in 35 years. The project is encouraging local people near the proposed scheme to find six project management apprentices. The proposed Lower Thames Crossing has an important &hellip; <a href="https://www.southeastskills.org.uk/news/highways-england-calls-on-locals-in-search-for-first-lower-thames-crossing-apprentices/">Continued</a>

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South East LEP unveils new website to offer best skills and digital training to South East businesses and residents

The brand-new South East Skills website is designed to provide a one-stop repository of information, including data and intelligence, guidance and opportunities for skills and digital training information for both businesses and individuals.

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Top Up To Teach – Helping Families Get Data for Home Learning

Digital poverty affects hundreds of thousands of families in the UK. This is just a small initiative to change things for families in East Kent. Many families have more than one child and only one device. The government promised laptops for all children who couldn’t access the internet at home, but this has not materialised &hellip; <a href="https://www.southeastskills.org.uk/news/top-up-to-teach-helping-families-get-data-for-home-learning/">Continued</a>

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New free Google webinar series helping businesses and charities go digital from Digital Skills Partnerships and Google Digital Garage

The South East Digital Skills Partnership, alongside its seven fellow DSPs across the country, has teamed up with Google Digital Garage to deliver a series of weekly sessions providing practical digital advice for small businesses, charities and individuals. It marks the first time that the country’s seven DSPs – comprising Cheshire and Warrington, Cornwall and &hellip; <a href="https://www.southeastskills.org.uk/news/new-free-google-webinar-series-helping-businesses-and-charities-go-digital-from-digital-skills-partnerships-and-google-digital-garage/">Continued</a>

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