The Latest news from Learning Curve Group

Below is a range of stories that will keep you up to date about our latest activities

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Oct 02, 2019
The first Lumiere light festival took place in Durham in 2009. Originally planned as a one-off, with the support of Durham County Council and other sponsors, producers Artichoke have brought the event back to the North East every other year since then.
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Sep 02, 2019
The world of apprenticeships has seen dramatic changes in recent years - the impacts of which have been felt by employers, learners and training providers. Growth and development of apprenticeships is still a main priority for the government, providing a key element of the skills strategy. This growth is also important for employers, in order to make improvements to skills levels and productivity within their own organisations.
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Aug 05, 2019
The programme aims to give learners the foundations to explore topics such as health and nutrition, personal exercise, strength and conditioning, as well as studying mental health awareness, first aid and the ‘Red Card to Racism’ initiative. They also get the opportunity to gain work experience by coaching youth teams, putting the skills they’ve learnt to good use in a real life situation.
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Aug 01, 2019
We’ve been in our amazing new HQ for just 6 months and have already outgrown it. We have an extremely friendly, collaborative and loyal workforce and bringing them together has been a main priority for us to enhance these values even more and continue to support our growth and business aims for 2019 and beyond.
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Jul 25, 2019
With an uncertain future surrounding Brexit and the UK’s position within the European Union, a major concern for employers across the UK is the impact leaving the EU is going to have on their organisation.
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Jun 28, 2019
Introduced over two years ago, the apprenticeship levy has transformed the ways that businesses think about their training and development opportunities. However, reports have shown that many aren’t using the levy to their advantage.
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Jun 28, 2019
End-point assessment (EPA) is one of the biggest changes from the apprenticeship reforms. All learners now have to complete an end-point assessment in order to complete their course, rather than being continually assessed throughout.
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Jun 28, 2019
Skills gaps are on the increase; with an ageing workforce, the uncertainty of Brexit, and the lowest unemployment rates since the 70’s, finding staff with the right skills to fill vacancies is becoming an increasing struggle.