Category Archives: Children’s Services

National recognition for travel independence scheme

Travel trainer Nadia Giorgio and her student Bob James, who can now get to Plumpton College unaided following LIFT trainingAN INITIATIVE helping young people with disabilities travel independently to school, college or training has won national recognition.

The Learning Independence for Travel (LIFT) training programme was one of just seven schemes shortlisted for a ‘best service’ award at the GO Excellence in Public Service Awards 2017/18. Continue reading

Events to mark National Apprenticeship Week

A SERIES of events aimed at debunking myths and promoting the benefits of apprenticeships will mark this year’s National Apprenticeship Week.

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from March 6 to March 10, East Sussex County Council has organised a number of information events and roadshows across the county. Continue reading

Launch of pioneering social work education partnership

scrc webEAST Sussex County Council, Brighton & Hove City Council, the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex celebrated the launch of their teaching partnership this week; The South Coast Regional Centre for Social Work Education (SCRC).

The SCRC, which has secured funding from the Department for Education, offers an innovative and sustainable model which focuses on delivering excellent social work education on the frontline. Continue reading