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David Stewart has been rewarded for his entrepreneurial talents.


Since its inception in 2007, Hull City Council Gold Standard for IAG has resulted in many of the city’s schools, colleges and young people’s services working hard to ensure that they met its demanding requirements and volunteering to be assessed against them. 


The Hull Youth Enterprise Partnership are pleased to announce its line up for the seventh National Enterprise Week in November 2010 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week the main sponsors of which are Hull City Council, Business Link and Yorkshire Forward and the Co-operative Group which will be facilitated by Force – 7 as part of their work as Hull’s Youth Enterprise Development Company and Hull Training. 


Calderdale businesses have assisted young people in many ways. Traditionally companies have offered work experience placements of 1 or 2 weeks. Other lengths of placements are more suitable for some learners, for example those on Apprenticeships or taking a Diploma.


It’s an exciting time for young people in Sheffield as the new academic year gets into full swing, bringing with it a whole host of new Enterprise opportunities and resources.


On 16th June 2010 a celebration event took place at Weetwood Hall Leeds, to showcase and highlight examples of FE enterprise education.

The event was well attended with representatives from 20 colleges in the region.


YPEF have invested in enterprise in further education as this is vital to enable young people to consider self-employment as a viable career option and gain both the life skills and experience which employers currently demand.


The event was held on Friday 20 November, the last day of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009, led by Enterprise UK.


11 December 2009 saw a packed Mart Theatre full of 250 schools and college students ready to meet ‘The Alchemist’! 


2009 was another successful year for the Barnsley Young Apprenticeship programme, with tremendous achievement rates for the four programmes. This has resulted in the progression of 97% of our Cohort 4 apprentices (2009 leavers) into further education, training or employment.


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