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Manchester Work Clubs Funding: 2020-2021

20 Feb 2020 - 12:31 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilManchester City Council recognises the important role Work Clubs play in providing flexible and informal employment support to workless Manchester residents. 

In recognition of the valuable role they play in delivering employment support services, Manchester City Council has made available grant funding for Manchester Work Clubs to apply for.

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Good Employment Charter are looking to work with employers

19 Feb 2020 - 12:12 by michelle.foster

GM Good Employment CharterBoth GM Hidden Talent as well as Centre for Ageing Better and GM Ageing Hub are looking to work with Employers.

With a view to potentially hold knowledge sharing workshops, Ben Reese and the GM’s Hidden Talent team would love to hear which businesses and organisations are already exhibiting good recruitment practice (with regards to young people and entry level roles).

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GCHQ Women in Tech Scholarship 2020

19 Feb 2020 - 11:23 by michelle.foster

GCHQ’s Women in Tech Scholarship 2020 provides the ideal opportunity for those wanting to gain a better understanding of Software Engineering in GCHQ. The scholarship will enable you to gain an insight into the fundamental technical skills needed to develop, deliver and succeed in one of the most exciting areas of technology. GCHQ have partnered with a leading training provider to deliver this exciting scheme, which has been designed to empower aspiring technologists.

Course duration: 12 weeks
Deadline for applications: 8 April
Eligibility: UK nationals only

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Manchester Press Officer School

13 Feb 2020 - 15:12 by michelle.foster

neonNEON are excited to launch their first regional press officer training for Manchester-based folks who do press work for organisations or campaigns; or activists who do media work.

Date: Wednesday 11 March
Location: Manchester
Grassroots/Unpaid Organiser: Free (scholarship place)
Small Org (annual budget circa £100k): £70
Medium Org (annual budget circa £500k): £150

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The Refugee Journalism Project 2020 is open for applications

13 Feb 2020 - 15:04 by michelle.foster

The Refugee Journalism ProjectThe Refugee Journalism Project is looking for UK-based professional journalists with a refugee background who want to rebuild their careers. Between March and August, 15 selected participants will have the opportunity to acquire new media skills, publish journalistic content, and build professional networks through collaborations.

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Greater Manchester: ESF Community Grants 2019-2021

7 Feb 2020 - 11:32 by michelle.foster

WEAA £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund.

The funds have been granted by the government’s Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) in partnership with Greater Manchester Combined Authority to the WEA (Workers' Educational Association), an adult education charity which provides training and learning opportunities for people at risk of exclusion.

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