• Monday , 26 January 2015

Action to improve Sandwell’s academies

Action to improve Sandwell’s academies

At today’s cabinet meeting we discussed Ofsted’s concerns over the quality of secondary school education in Sandwell. Most of our secondary schools are academies. This means they are run independently and outside the council’s role as the local education authority. ...

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Hundreds of our young people looking to the future

Hundreds of our young people looking to the future

I was really pleased to hear how popular the Connexions’ careers event was at the new Sandwell Sixth campus in West Brom. More than 1,000 young people came along for advice on jobs, apprenticeships, training and further education on Saturday. ...

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Come to Sandwell’s biggest jobs and training fair tomorrow

Come to Sandwell’s biggest jobs and training fair tomorrow

The New Year is a good time to be thinking about the future. So I hope plenty of teenagers thinking about their own futures will come to Sandwell’s biggest jobs and training fair tomorrow (Saturday 17 January). Connexions Sandwell are ...

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