Category Archives: Young people

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

STEAMfest events will highlight opportunities for young people

Cllr Rupert SimmonsSCIENTISTS, engineers, designers and inventors of the future can get a unique insight into the courses and careers available at a series of events.

The second East Sussex STEAMfest includes interactive activities, demonstrations, workshops and shows to inspire young people to study or train in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects.
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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