This personal account from Jessica Errington, our Digital Assistant here at TILG, explores what the Kickstart scheme is and how she is settling into her role.
The Inspirational Learning Group are passionate about engaging, inspiring and motivating young people. In fact, we think that we are experts at doing just that! Although, every expert still needs support and advice. That is why we’re looking for a young person to join our board of directors for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Over the Easter period, the Department for Education (DfE) released a new plan to support students by providing £200 million to fund summer schools. This grant is certainly a welcomed boon for many educators, but with a variety of challenges already plaguing this year’s summer term, many schools are feeling pressure around whether or not they will even have the capacity to accept the funding.
With so many options as young adults, it’s hard to know what you want to do when you grow up. Do you go to college, university or go straight for an apprenticeship? How do you get your dream job? What even is your dream job? Do you choose to do a B-Tech or A-levels? Do you choose a gap year before university, during or even after?
The Inspirational Learning Group was delighted to work with the award-winning Staffordshire Business School to set a unique enterprise programme for young people across the Midlands. Delivered using a hybrid of physical and virtual delivery methods, the challenge involved over 1,000 young people from 20 colleges and sixth forms in the Midlands.
These live sessions are available for all secondary school students FREE OF CHARGE throughout the summer term and are aimed at developing positive mindsets and improving young people's presentation skills.
Carl Ward, who is CEO of The Stoke on Trent based City Learning Trust and also the Chair of the Foundation for Education Development will become Non-Exec Chair of The Inspirational Learning Group.
The Inspirational Learning Group and Waterworld Leisure Resort are ready to offer over £50,000 worth of enterprise resources to primary schools across Staffordshire for the National Primary School Challenge.
On the 26th of March, the Office for Students (OfS) released its latest approach to governing the Uni Connect programme. The new guidance is in response to a month-long consultation that engaged over 350 stakeholders in assessing a number of proposals for how best to manage Uni Connect moving forward. Here’s what you need to know…
After 12 months of being cooped up at home, Liam Brookes, TILG’S Delivery Manager could not be more excited to be back working in schools. I caught up with Liam after his first week back in schools.
In collaboration with HigherHorizons+, TILG celebrated National Apprenticeship Week through workshops, live feeds and interviews with some incredible companies and engaged with over 1,500 pupils and parents across the programme.
Students will be tasked with identifying how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected key groups to develop a brand new product or service that could help or support these groups.
TNEC are thrilled to announce this years challenge sponsors as NatWest and Air Products. Both challenges will see students develop their enterprise and entrepreneurial skills through working on the real-life challenges set by 2 of the UK's best known companies.
Following the success of last year's Stoke on Trent Primary Challenge, TILG have teamed up with Staffordshire-based aqua park Waterworld for this year's Primary School Challenge which will be launched nationally for the first time.
The Inspirational Learning is thrilled to announce that last year’s KS4 National Enterprise Challenge winning idea has been made into a Grenade bar. The Bourne Academy team fought off tough competition at the virtual finals to be crowned TNEC KS4 Champions 2019/20.
The Inspirational Learning Group are delighted to be working with the award-winning Staffordshire Business School to set a unique enterprise programme for young people across the Midlands.
TILG are thrilled to announce that they will be working with Aspire to HE and GM Higher producing bespoke study skills and Local Labour Market workshops.
For the first time ever, The National Enterprise Challenge finals sponsored by Air Products, Grenade and Staffordshire University was streamed live to schools and homes across the UK on Wednesday 15th July.
This year's challenge was set by Sports Interactive, the makers of Football Manager who challenged pupils to come up with a new marketing campaign to extend the appeal of Football Manager to a wider audience.
Another fantastic blog post from Rebecca Clarke, Head of Programmes and Education here at TILG.
Alongside REST EASY Method, TNEC will be providing resilience training during all TNEC days from September.
In these challenging times the development of of young people's enterprise and employability skills is going to be as important as ever and TILG remains committed to supporting this agenda.
The Inspirational Learning Group Directors announced as 2 of the most influential people in Staffordshire.
Head of Programmes and Education, Rebecca Clarke, has been nominated for a Curriculum Improvement Award.
TNEC welcomes Nick Jenkins as the new ambassador.
Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.
On Thursday 13th February, six SEN schools from the Doncaster area competed in the first Doncaster Enterprise Challenge finals event.
The Inspirational Learning Group has worked with the Stoke on Trent Opportunity Area to deliver a real-life business challenge to 10 Primary schools based in Stoke on Trent.
National Careers Week is upon us once again! Take a look at these top tips which should help your students develop the key skills that they will need to become the Lord Sugar for the next generation.