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Updated 28 August - DfE, FAB and Ofqual joint statement on reissued results

28 August 2020
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We want to say congratulations to everyone who received their vocational and technical qualifications results this month. You should all be very proud of your achievements and looking forward to taking your next steps.

Update 24 August, 2020 – Joint statement from Department for Education, Ofqual and FAB

24 August 2020
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Important information regarding vocational results

Our annual price review will be effective from 1st September

25 June 2020
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City & Guilds and ILM continue to work hard to ensure our customers get the best value for money whilst maintaining a business that can continue to invest in the Vocational Education sector. To support that, we’re busy reviewing our prices for the next academic year.

Guidance and advice regarding coronavirus

13 March 2020
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Important announcement regarding coronavirus

Exeter College

05 March 2020
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The City of Exeter is only 1 of 7 cities in the UK to increase their apprenticeship starts between 2015/2016 and 2017/18.

Our annual price review will be effective from 1st September

20 March 2019
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City & Guilds and ILM continue to work hard to ensure our customers get the best value for money whilst maintaining a business that can continue to invest in the Vocational Education sector. To support that, we’re busy reviewing our prices for the next academic year.

The languishing Levy pot: Accessing unspent apprenticeship funds

07 March 2019
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Almost two years after the apprenticeship levy was implemented, apprenticeship start figures continue to decline in overall terms and questions remain around the ways in which the funds collected by the Government are being spent.

Maximising Apprenticeships in Wales

30 January 2019
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The ‘Maximising the Value of Apprenticeships to Wales’ report released in January offers fresh ideas and a new momentum to the debate about how Wales might provide an exemplary apprenticeships system.

Can your learners prove their compliance with standards and regulations in one click?

16 January 2019
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For the first time, an internationally recognised City & Guilds Certificate in 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is accompanied by a verifiable Digital Credential.

City & Guilds helps keep reoffenders locked out of prison

10 January 2019
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The Ministry of Justice has published an analysis which examines the reoffending behaviour of 5,768 people who registered for one of six City & Guilds courses whilst in prison.

City & Guilds is named a 2018 Superbrand

12 March 2018
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Influential list of UK brands - Superbrands ranks City & Guilds as one of the top 100 brands in the UK and number one in the Education, Training & Development’ category

Don’t knock apprenticeships – give them time and support

21 February 2018
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE, Managing Director at City & Guilds Group, talks about the apprenticeship system.

Innovative duo win award for cooking up the future of skills

24 October 2017
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Innovative duo win award for cooking up the future of skills

Construction leaders call for greater unity over T levels

18 October 2017
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Construction leaders call for greater unity over T Levels

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

15 September 2017
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The Craft Guild of Chefs announces seven chefs make the grade in the 2017 Graduate Awards examination

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

05 September 2017
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New contract set 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).

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.

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.

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.

It’s time to tell teens the truth about careers says City & Guilds

30 November 2015
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It’s time to tell teens the truth about careers says City & Guilds

'Maintain this commitment to skills'

25 November 2015
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The City & Guilds Group responds to the Chancellor's Comprehensive Spending Review

City & Guilds Group launches brand new award for training

02 November 2015
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A new awards programme by the City & Guilds Group means UK organisations will soon be able to receive national recognition.

The Quality of Apprenticeships

23 October 2015
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CBI delegates were challenged over the quality of apprenticeships.

BBC launch nationwide competition at pioneering Birmingham college

16 October 2015
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Learners on a pioneering City & Guilds course helped the BBC to launch a national student team challenge across the UK.

Business backs UCAS style system to expand access to apprenticeships

05 October 2015
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Business backs UCAS style system for apprenticeships

Sixth-formers to be offered courses in real-life maths

03 September 2015
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Kirstie Donnelly MBE, Managing Director of City & Guilds comments on Government's announcement.

The Government must support adults in gaining skills too, says City & Guilds Group CEO

15 July 2015
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Latest ONS figures show youth employment is up, but overall employment is down

Holiday stress a major issue as three in five in British employees work while on leave

30 June 2015
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The majority of UK employees work whilst on leave, new ILM research shows

Pride of Lions

18 June 2015
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Celebrating our 2015 Lion Awards

The City & Guilds TechBac® recognised as route to university

03 June 2015
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The City & Guilds TechBac® recognised as route to university

Apprenticeship numbers won't mean anything without quality, says CEO

28 May 2015
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Chris Jones and Kirstie Donnelly respond to the 2015 Queen's Speech

Catch up on the Skills Debate

01 April 2015
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Find out what was discussed at the City & Guilds Group's Skills Debate in February.

Invest in skills in UK tourism says Commons report

26 March 2015
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Kirstie Donnelly comments on Commons report on tourism

Support small business to make Britain’s apprenticeships great

09 March 2015
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At the start of National Apprenticeship Week City & Guilds urge Government to remember the needs of small businesses as they reform the apprenticeship system.

Skills shortages threaten UK’s global competitiveness

26 February 2015
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Chris Jones, Chief Executive of the City & Guilds Group, warns that skills shortage could cripple UK

Remaking Apprenticeships - powerful learning for work and life

19 February 2015
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Our latest research from Bill Lucas and Ellen Spencer on the future of apprenticeships.

RAF fly to the top working with City & Guilds Kineo

06 February 2015
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After working with City & guilds Kineo, the RAF have been awarded and ‘Outstanding’ Grade 1 by Ofsted for their engineering apprenticeship programme.

First Operational Delivery Apprenticeship Scheme launched by City & Guilds and Civil Service Operational Delivery Profession

06 February 2015
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The Civil Service Operational Delivery Profession have launched a new apprenticeship scheme, offering young, talented people the opportunity to begin a rewarding career in the Operational Delivery Profession – the part of central and local government that helps to keep the country running.

How to get a job you love

06 February 2015
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Valentine’s Day marks February the month of love, we asked professionals how they got a job they adore.

The City & Guilds Group acquires The Oxford Group

04 February 2015
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The City & Guilds Group has acquired The Oxford Group, further strengthening its offer for global employers

Santa recognised for investing in skills

19 December 2014
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City & Guilds reveals Santa's most in-demand skills of 2014

Use market information to shape careers advice

10 December 2014
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New careers company announcement is great, but how will it work in practice?

UK is 'missing a trick' in education

25 November 2014
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City & Guilds responds to UKCES 'Growth Through People' report

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia invests in skills to boost vocational education provision

26 June 2014
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City & Guilds will help in goal to get 400,000 students in vocation education by 2023

New funding guidance for maths and English qualifications

24 June 2014
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The Skills Funding Agency recently undertook a review of the maths and English qualifications for adult learners in England.

City & Guilds responds to Lord Young enterprise report

19 June 2014
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Young people need to learn entrepreneurial skills from a young age, says City & Guilds

City & Guilds responds to Government Technical Awards announcement

18 June 2014
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Qualifications alone won't make you work-ready, City & Guilds warns

City & Guilds calls for more collaboration to tackle youth unemployment

11 June 2014
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Don't forget the unemployed young people, CEO Chris Jones warns

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