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Check out the latest news from across Greater Manchester, including college information and updates, online experiences, plus much more!

GM Green Summit 2020– Taking Action: Today, Tomorrow and Together

Join us in September for the 3rd annual Greater Manchester Green summit to discuss how we can build a greener and more sustainable Greater Manchester. This year the Summit will be a virtual event, taking place from 21st– 24th September 2020.

Virtual Apprenticeship Week GM 12 - 21 August #VAWGM

Getting your results this summer? Not sure about apprenticeships? This series of virtual events can help - and we’ve turned a week into 10 days! Full programme is right here.

Diane Modahl consults young people about their guarantee

What do you need for a fantastic future in Greater Manchester? Olympic runner Diane Modahl is listening!

GCSE results 2020 advice and information

It’s been a tough year but your GCSE results are finally here!

Back to school – are you nervous or excited?

Pupils who have been going to school throughout lockdown share their experiences and advice on how to go back to school with minimum stress.

What will Uni be like in September?

We asked Vic Geary, a Career Consultant at Manchester University, what to expect if you're starting university in September. She has loads of reassuring advice here.

Advice for A Level results day

So how are you feeling? Shocked good or shocked bad or pretty chilled. Whatever you feel here's some top tips for results day.

Tools for parents and teachers

Prince's Trust have done it again. They have put together a large variety of tools and resources to help parents and carers with things such as: Employability, CV writing and Presentation skills.

Kindness Matters Everyday

It’s Mental Health Awareness week 18th – 24th May 2020 and the theme this year is kindness #kindnessmatters

School at home made easier

If you haven’t got a laptop, tablet or internet at home, it’s pretty hard to join online classes, research courses or ask for help. Books are great for home study but it’s even better to ask a teacher online when you get confused.

Free Mini-courses (You'd actually want to do)

Podcasting, health, money, confidence, a career in healthcare, becoming a leader. Princes Trust have got ‘how to get into’ mini-courses on all of them.

Get Digital Skills

Everyone knows digital skills are what many employers are looking for. Don’t worry if you need extra help- check out these free online courses.

Apprenticeships across Greater Manchester

Discover different apprenticeship types, get application hints and tips, and apply for vacancies.

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