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New Figures Raise Concerns Over Government Apprenticeship Targets

A new report published by the House of Commons Library has raised concerns about whether the government will manage to hit apprenticeship targets 2020. Figures for 2014-15 showed a 14 per cent  increase in the overall number of apprenticeships however 34 constituencies actually saw a drop in the number of people starting an apprenticeship, while a further 17 parliamentary constituencies ... Read More »

Mini fedora for the man bun – it’s a thing

Apparently the mini fedora for the man bun is a popular fashion item – How would you dress up your hair? Hair accessories are not just for women either – men have traditionally dressed up their hair with ribbons and bows for centuries and hair bands have been a popular accessory for men and women since ancient times. The mini fedora might be ... Read More »

Schools Urged To Tackle Sexist Language

A new guide from the Institute of Physics is urging schools to tackle sexist language in order to prevent young people from being stereotyped by gender. Many schools take a hard line against racist or homophobic talk, but the Institute of Physics argues that they seem less serious about dealing with sexist stereotyping. This stereotyping can lead to less girls ... Read More »

Assertive and articulate – why private school pupils earn more


A new report has revealed the reasons why private school pupils earn more than their peers – and it seems to have little to do with academic qualifications and everything to do with ‘soft skills.’ The Sutton Trust undertook research which showed that the earnings gap between independent and state schools widens as they progress through employment. The report says ... Read More »

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