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News (January 2021)

Teesside to make 60 million doses of Novavax Covid vaccine as it passes UK trial

29 Jan 2021

Novavax today published positive data from the UK phase 3 study of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, showing it to be 89.3% effective in preventing coronavirus in participants. The study was conducted…More …

Kickstart moves up a gear with over 120,000 jobs created so far and government making it even simpler for employers to join

25 Jan 2021

The scheme, which has been underway since September, is helping to put young people who have been some of the hardest hit by the economic impact of the pandemic on the first rung of their career ladde…More …

Skills for Jobs: Lifelong Learning for Opportunity & Growth

22 Jan 2021

The Further Education White Paper January 2021 The Government has published a White Paper setting out plans and reforms to Further Education, Technical Education, Apprenticeships and related programm…More …

FE White Paper: Pioneering reforms to boost skills and jobs

21 Jan 2021

Landmark reforms that will transform post-16 education and training, boost skills and get more people into work, have been published today (21 January) by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson. The go…More …

Webinar: How can apprenticeships help build Data Analytics and AI skills capability in your organisation?

18 Jan 2021

Cambridge Spark are hosting a webinar: How can apprenticeships help build Data Analytics and AI skills capability in your organisation? on Thursday 11th February. Event Details & Registration: …More …

IfATE blog: Big thank you to employers for senior leader apprenticeship revision

13 Jan 2021

"I am delighted to report that the revision of the apprenticeship standard is now complete. The Secretary of State for Education requested the review back in February 2020 and we have been updating o…More …

Science Museum opens its digital doors during lockdown

11 Jan 2021

To start the new year, and ignite curiosity during a new lockdown, Science Museum Group is bringing the wonder of science to the public at home with a wealth of digital content to help beat the winter…More …

The Alderley Park Discovery Podcast: Life science skills, staffing and support

06 Jan 2021

Episode two of the Alderley Park Discovery Podcast covers access to skills in the life sciences sector, with a focus on support for aspiring scientists and UK staffing trends. In this instalment Domi…More …

Hertfordshire LEP to part-fund state-of-the-art cell and gene therapy training centre to strengthen the sector’s skills pipeline

06 Jan 2021

The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT Catapult) and Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) announce today that a new cell and gene therapy integration laboratory at the CGT Catapult facili…More …