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Content1. Charity Update2. Wisdom of the Week3. Wellbeing4. Upcoming Course5. Further Education updateCharity UpdateIn this section we will keep you informed of the exciting projects that we are currently working on and those that you can aspect to see from us in the...
In this week’s issue, the Education and Training Skills Charity will be discussing the topic Mental Health – Tackling the Stigma and Supporting the Workplace, The UK’s new Take Five campaign, and the new projects we have on the go.
The Education and Training Skills Charity have taken the opportunity to begin issuing a weekly newsletter. This newsletter has been created to share our wealth of knowledge, keep you updated with new developments, raise awareness of wellbeing and inform you of what is happening in the further education sector.
ETS and Mole Avon have created a number of bespoke in-depth professional development plans curriculum and workshops. These include senior executive power performance sessions, train the trainer workshops, staff exceptional customer service workshops and a leadership, management and humanistic program for managers.
In this month’s newsletter we are looking at Enough. Campaign to Tackle Violence Against Women & Girls, Stress Awareness, On Your Feet Britain campaign and our upcoming CPD courses.
In January Education and Training Skills had a full inspection visit by Ofsted. The inspection team looked at several key areas of ETS’ provision including Quality of Education; Leadership and Management; Behaviour and Attitudes; Personal Development; Apprenticeships...
In this month’s newsletter we are looking at Stop Child Abuse Together Campaign, LGBT+ History Month, World Cancer Day, Time To Talk Day, National Apprenticeship Week, Eating Disorder Awareness Week and our upcoming CPD courses.
In this month’s newsletter we are looking at Mental Fitness, Healthy Eating, Dry January, Cervical Screening, as well as upcoming CPD courses and annual international days.
In this month’s newsletter we are looking at Health and Safety, Health and Safety Statistics, Lone Working, H&S now that the UK has left the EU, as well as World Aids Day, International Day of People with Disabilities and #PurpleLightUp Day.
In this month’s newsletter we are looking at Keeping Children Safe In Education and Low level of concern, as well as Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month, National Stress Awareness Day, Trans Awareness Week, Inter Faith Week, Anti-bullying Week, Alcohol Awareness Week, International Men’s Day and 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence.
Notice of Annual General Meeting - 2021 Dear ETS Members Notice is hereby given that the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the members of Education and Training Skills will be held at ETS House, Emperor Way, Exeter Business Park EX1 3QS on 4th November at 1:00pm to...
In this month’s newsletter we are looking at Neurodiversity and Neuro Inclusion as well as Stoptober, National Cholesterol Month, Black History Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, what ETS can help you with and list of our upcoming CPD courses.
In this month’s newsletter we are concentrating on Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) and Peer on peer abuse.
In this month’s newsletter we are looking at Exploitation, Radicalisation, Modern slavery and human trafficking, Domestic abuse, County Lines, Mate Crime, Scamming, Blackmail, Fraud as well as What ETS can help you with and list of our upcoming CPD courses.
In June’s newsletter we are looking at Social Movement, Protests including Kill the Bill and Black Lives Matters, Inequalities in the twenty-first century, The impact of International Policy – George Floyd, Bystander possibilities and the usual monthly CPD courses you can take with us as well as Annual International Days for June.
In our latest newsletter we are giving you an introduction to unconscious bias, explaining what it is, how to deal with it, examples of unconscious bias and ways to avoid it. We are also exploring this month’s annual days – National Walking Month, Deaf Awareness Week, Sun Awareness Week, Global Hand Hygiene Day, Mental Health Awareness Week, as well as having a quick look at National Minimum Wage changes and upcoming CPD courses.
In our latest newsletter we are looking in detail at County Lines as well as Stress Awareness, World Health Day, On your feet Britain initiative, SME starts cap and Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice.
In our latest Wellbeing Newsletter we are looking at Staying safe in a virtual world with closer look at Online Safety, Scams, Conspiracy theories, Fake news and GDPR as well as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Eating Disorder Awareness Week, No Smoking Day, World Kidney Day, World Sleep Day, World Oral Health Day and our upcoming CPD courses for March, April, May, June and July 2021.
In our latest wellbeing newsletter we are looking at Loneliness during lockdown, World Cancer Day, Time To Talk Day, Our upcoming CPD courses and Annual International Days for February.
In our latest special newsletter we are exploring Home Schooling, Financial Help, Finance Support with MoneySavingExpert and Mental Health during pandemic.
In this Special Newsletter, we are looking at the new national restrictions exploring detailed guidance on the new lockdown, finding what support you can get if you are affected by coronavirus and how you can get tested if you have covid-19 symptoms.
In our latest newsletter we are looking at Positive Mindfulness, Dry January, Cervical Cancer Prevention and our upcoming CPD courses for January, February and March 2021.
To guarantee our learners are not disadvantaged and are able to continue their learning we will: · continue to provide flexible lessons / workshops, delivery models, such as socially distanced classroom delivery; delivery in...
Education and Training Skills (ETS) are excited to announce that we now deliver the Sales Executive Apprenticeship Standard. This apprenticeship has been designed for people who lead end-to-end sales interaction with customers and manage sales internally within an...
Education and Training Skills recently had an Ofsted Interim Visit. Context and focus of the visit On 17 March 2020, all routine inspections were suspended due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. As part of our phased return to routine inspections, we are carrying...
The 21st issue of our Wellbeing Newsletter is here! It focuses on Stress, Anxiety and Depression. You can find out the symptoms, coping tips and tricks, how to get help/support and how to be mentally healthy at work. We are also looking at Alcohol awareness and Domestic Abuse, as well as upcoming CPD courses you can do with us.
An update on the latest National Restrictions coming into force from 5 November 2020 and UK’s national threat level.
Education and Training Skills (ETS) are delighted to be part of the Exeter Works project. Exeter Works, is a resource developed in collaboration between Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Exeter City Council. The project's aim is to make it easier for individuals and...
ETS are delighted to announce that we have maintained the matrix accreditation for information, advice and guidance and have been holders of the standard since 2004.
Please see below a brief summary of the statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak. The economic impact from Coronavirus has led to a 25% fall in GDP for the UK since March and significant job losses. Government’s action as a result of crisis will be in...
Update in the Funding policy from 1 August 2020 as Government puts plans in place to support Apprenticeships
With more people staying at home and isolated from other friends and family, it is inevitable that there will be a rise in cases of domestic abuse and violence.
Every Mind Matters is here to help you manage and maintain your mental health, as good mental health makes such a difference. It helps us to relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.
This is guidance issued by Asthma UK and clarifies where those with asthma cross into the severe asthma category and need to be thinking more carefully about additional shielding above and beyond the self-isolation measures. Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Asthma UK
The last two weeks has been incredibly tough and uncertain for everyone as we attempt to comprehend and deal with the ever changing economic and healthcare complexities that face us.
Dear Employer/Apprentice Given the latest developments, and the UK Governments advice and guidance, regarding the rapid spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we thought you would appreciate an update on our state of readiness and contingency plans. We are closely...
The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and students can contact the helpline by telephone and email: Phone: 0800 046 8687Email: DfE.firstname.lastname@example.org The...
In our latest Wellbeing Newsletter we are discussing many important topics – Importance of being kind to others, latest Coronavirus information and advice from gov.uk, overview of World Cancer Day, Time to Change, Ovarian Cancer, Eating Disorders and Equality & Diversity.
In our latest Wellbeing Newsletter we are sharing very important information about Child Protection, Safeguarding Adults and World AIDS Day.
The one day course facilitated and run by ETS Training looked at the purpose of media releases, structures, formatting, keeping styles brief and accessible, writing stories, media relationships, and much more.
Delivering a new tailor-made course around networking – and how to get the most out of business schmoozing.
Exeter based Education + Training Skills (ETS) is launching its new executive support services ‘The CEOHub’ to support local and UK businesses and organisations.
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Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive of Education + Training Skills explains in more detail the many performance management, leadership, networking, and dozens of other courses delivered
Customer Service Excellence ReportDownload ETS are delighted to announce that we have maintained the Customer Service Excellence Standard for the 9th year. We received some outstanding feedback that can be found below. There is a definite overall continuation of the...
Mr Jenkins, said: “ETS signed the Armed Forces Covenant to pledge our support to those who serve or served, to their families, and the wider community across the West Country.”
A new tailor-made course created around ‘Project Management’ for people looking to gain knowledge, confidence, and leadership skills in major management projects, was delivered by Education and Training Skills (ETS) Tutor Daz Davey recently. The one-day course looks...
ETS Training will be holding an ‘Open Day’ and launching its (AAT) qualifications on Thursday 12th September. Chief Executive, Richard Jenkins of ETS Training, said: “Our ‘Open Day’ is about people taking control of their careers, and getting the opportunity to engage...
You are invited to join us to celebrate the launch of our AAT qualifications on Thursday 12 September 2019. You will have the opportunity to engage with our knowledgeable staff and tutor, Emma Grant MAAT CPFA MTA to support you in choosing the best qualification for you.
Mid Devon’s most picturesque beauty spot is playing host to a 10K walk and run, and a massive Family Festival next month – in aid of a charity that supports children and young people with cancer.
International coaching expert Daz Davey is on the lookout for business leaders, sports coaches and inquisitively minded people – wanting to enhance their performance profile. Veteran ex-forces trainer Mr Davey, said: “ETS Training offer tailor-made courses and...
EXETER businessman and inventor Paul Batterbee has developed a highly reflective flat disc entitled ‘DISC-A-LIGHT’ that fixes onto wheel frames for children’s prams, wheel chairs, and elderly buggies – that can be seen in the darkness hours.
Some super feedback from Devon & Cornwall Police regarding ‘Attitude the Game Changer’ delivered by Daz Davey (CURRERE Performance Coaching), in partnership with Education and Training Skills.
FREE EVENT ... With food and great company!! Education and Training Skills Ltd are offering a free ‘Performance Coaching’ evening for up to 20 Exmouth/Exeter based business owners, CEO's and directors. The evening will predominantly focus on workplace ‘ATTITUDE’, how...
Ofsted Report 2019Download As you will know, in March, Education and Training Skills (ETS) was inspected by Ofsted. The report from the inspection contains some promising feedback and I am writing to share the main findings with you. The report is well considered...
ETS are delighted to offer the following Continuous Professional Development courses, which will be delivered in our training Centre’s, either in Exeter or Truro.
We are proud to offer Armed Forces Discount Card holders a 10% discount on all our CPD Courses. Defence Discount Service provides discounts both online and on the high street for members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and Armed Forces Community.
Issue 03 of our Wellbeing Newsletter focuses on Consent and Mindful Employers.
We have achieved a lot recently and have a lot to shout about. This Newsletter goes through our best bits from the last few months.
Issues 02 of our Wellbeing Newsletter focuses on Prevent. Prevent is about safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism. Prevent is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.
Devon employers interested in seeing their young Apprentices aged 16 or 17, build confidence, make new friends and develop important life skills are encouraged to get their teams to sign up for the National Citizen Service (NCS) autumn 2018 programme before it’s too late. Spots are quickly filling!
We have developed a Wellbeing e-newsletter which is aimed at raising awareness and improving the health and wellbeing for all readers. We hope you enjoy your read and would welcome your feedback on our new initiative.
Officers investigating the incident in Westminster yesterday, Tuesday 14 August, have obtained a warrant of further detention in relation to the 29-year-man who was arrested at the scene.
Apprenticeship Off-the-Job Training The ETS Approach Document Background This document has been produced as a guide to help ETS staff and employers understand and work to the current Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) funding rules on planning and delivering a...
HSBC UK is now extending the availability to all apprentices aged 18 or over, enabling one million apprentices to enjoy the same benefits as those studying a full time degree at a university or college.
The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 or GDPR, came into force in May 2018. It will have a significant impact on the way organisations handle and store data.
The matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.
The ESFA have published more support videos to their YouTube channel, these can be found in the links below. They explain in simple terms how employers can use the new online apprenticeship service tool.
This document has been produced as a guide to help ETS staff and employers understand and work to the current Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) funding rules
Join us at this exciting event to look at what the future holds for the workforce in the construction industry and how you can bridge the skills gap.
On 20th June 2017 Department for Education have published the long awaited Information about the new GCSE grades for parents, employers and further and higher education providers.
We are very pleased to announce that ETS has now been certificated ‘Disability Confident Committed’. This is classed as Level 1 and the next step is to become a certificated ‘Disability Confident Employer’ which is Level 2.
ETS are very proud to be a sponsor of the 25th Grand Western Canal Walk/Run for CLIC Sargent and the family festival which will take place on the 8th July 2018. All proceeds raised will be donated to CLIC Sargent.
All our learners qualify for a NUS Extra discount card. This entitles you to a range of discounts from a variety of outlets which include eating out, travel, health and fitness, cinema and supermarkets.