In March several members of the HLC team visited Belgium as part of our ERASMUS+ “Independent People” project. This is a two-year strategic partnership between HLC, vzwaPart (Belgium), and Karlstads Kommun (Sweden), which is sharing best practice around the development of young people’s pre-employment soft skills (confidence, resilience, etc.).
The general FE Covid Operational Guidance has been updated on 24th February, in response to Covid isolation changes re close contacts and positive cases. Please find the guidance here, it is also worth noting that there is an expectation that FE provider Covid Risk Assessments should continue to be updated.
Welcome back to our monthly E-Bulletin following our short break in January. We’ve got a packed edition, celebrating participant success, introducing new staff that have joined us and information about how we’re developing links with HE partners to support our adult learners into university.
Welcome to our final edition for 2021. In this December issue we’re sharing some more inspirational stories. We have news about a young man that has been supported into work through Kickstart, following help from the Springboard programme. We’ve also got a great story about a former refugee who has been helped through Building Better Opportunities (BBO) to set-up his own barber shop.
Welcome to our first monthly edition of the E-Bulletin. As we’re seeing things return to normal, we have decided to go monthly! This issue we are celebrating progressions into work, by sharing some success stories from our programmes into the Kickstart Scheme.