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The ‘secret seven’ Graduate Chefs revealed at 15th anniversary lunch

15 September 2017
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After a nerve-wracking three weeks wait, the Craft Guild of Chefs has announced that seven chefs have made the grade in the 2017 Graduate Awards examination. Five chefs achieved the pass mark in the kitchen examination and two chefs in the pastry award.

City & Guilds and WJEC win first ever bid designed to streamline skills provision in Wales

05 September 2017
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Qualifications Wales has awarded global leaders in skills development, City & Guilds and WJEC, who are leaders in examinations and assessment provision in Wales, the contract to deliver qualifications for the Health, Social Care and Childcare sectors in Wales.

MPs share their skills story for City and Guilds Group campaign

22 August 2017
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MPs share their skills story for City & Guilds Group campaign

American Culinary Federation And Worldchefs Open Up A New ‘World Of Possibilities’ For Chefs In America

27 February 2017
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Chefs in America can now satisfy their taste for adventure, thanks to an historic agreement between the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and the World Association of Chefs Societies (WORLDCHEFS).

New Technical Qualifications opening up a world of choice for 14 – 19s

23 February 2017
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Young people will soon have more choice when selecting their 14 -19 educational options after 95 new City & Guilds Technical Qualifications at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 were approved by the Department for Education (DfE).

New technology opening up a world of possibilities for chefs

11 November 2016
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City & Guilds Group launch a new digital platform which allows chefs to be fully recognised for their experience gained whilst working.

Response to the Justice Secretary Prison Reform announcement

04 November 2016
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Kirstie Donnelly, Managing Director of City & Guilds, comments on the Justice Secretary recent Reform of prison education announcement in the UK.

Careers Advice Postcode Lottery Impacts Futures of Millions of UK Teens

24 August 2016
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Great Expectations Press Release

All Change (again)

22 July 2016
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Skills Plan: is it a flash in the pan or lasting vocational reform?

22 July 2016
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We need great teachers who are also masters of their craft

22 July 2016
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The importance of getting end assessment right in apprenticeships

22 July 2016
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City & Guilds collaborate with the BBC to deliver ‘Team Challenge’ for learners

18 July 2016
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City & Guilds partnered with social enterprise company, MyKindaFuture and the BBC to deliver this year’s City & Guilds Team Challenge competition to colleges, training providers and their learners, culminating in a finale day at the BBC Academy in Birmingham on Friday 8th July.

The City & Guilds Group sets up new digital credentialing business, DigitalMe

13 June 2016
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The City & Guilds Group announces the creation of a new digital credentialing services business, following the acquisition of Makewaves. Its sister organisation Digitalme – a not-for-profit organisation – will also become part of the City & Guilds Group.

City & Guilds Skills Funding Workshop - London

08 June 2016
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Get the latest on the Apprenticeship levy and Funding Reforms: come to our Skills Funding Workshop on the 28th June at the City & Guilds Group office in London.

A Practical Guide to Craftsmanship

18 May 2016
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Craftsmanship can be taught in an FE setting and a business administrator has just as much right to apply the label of craftsman to themselves as a jewellery maker.

Further Education: New challenges, New Opportunities

23 March 2016
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“60% of senior leaders at FE colleges believe the number of colleges will reduce following government’s area reviews”

FE Week Annual Apprenticeship conference (AAC)

16 March 2016
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See us at the FE Week Annual Apprenticeship Conference (AAC) this week.

Helping Local Authorities meet their apprenticeships targets!

11 March 2016
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Last year the Government presented us with their 2020 vision for apprenticeships - to deliver 3 million apprenticeship starts in England.

Princess Royal Training Awards Webinars

02 March 2016
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Book your place on Thursday 3 March, 2pm or Thursday 17 March, 5pm.

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OUR THINKING

The Smith Review is good. But what about alternatives at level 2?

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2017 - The Apprenticeship levy, the Industrial Strategy and beyond

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Kirstie Donnelly comment on Coates Review

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You want to narrow the gender pay gap? Tackle the ‘gender career gap’ first

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