Government consultation on accelerated degrees

14 December, 2017 - 13:44

Students could be left over £25,000 better off by choosing an accelerated degree instead of a traditional three-year course, according to proposals set out in a new government consultation.

Accelerated degrees offer the same qualifications and are quality-assured in the same way as a...


Voscur’s call to Government: The VCSE sector must be properly funded to keep service users safe online

13 December, 2017 - 14:32

 

The Government is planning to tighten regulation of the internet so that the UK is ‘the safest place in the world to be online’. This winter it put forward proposals that will, if implemented, require the cooperation of a broad range of stakeholders, spanning the public, private and...


Could you foster or just spread the word about the need for foster carers?

12 December, 2017 - 14:43

 

Could you foster or just spread the word about the need for foster carers? What kind of people foster children? According to research undertaken for the Department for Education, the people who are most likely to consider fostering are those who volunteer, work in the voluntary sector...


Bristol Joint Targeted Area Inspection findings published

7 December, 2017 - 16:43

The findings from the recent joint targeted area inspection (JTAI) of the multi -agency response to abuse and neglect in Bristol City Council were publlished recently..

A JTAI  is an inspection by four inspectorates at the same time, to examine how partner agencies are...


Transforming children and young people's mental health

7 December, 2017 - 16:17

The Department of Health is asking people for their views on a green paper setting out measures to improve mental health support for children and young people.

The...


Keeping people safe online: the VCSE sector’s message to Government

15 November, 2017 - 12:24
 
Voscur wants your views on how VCSE organisations can provide the best support to their service users (and their staff) around internet safety - and how the Government can change policy to support this....

Anti-bullying week: we must work together to promote equality and respect for difference

15 November, 2017 - 10:46
 
This week (13 – 17 November) is Anti-Bullying week. Coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and supported by SafeToNet, this week is designed to shine a spotlight on bullying and to...

City Office leadership programmes

3 November, 2017 - 16:41

The Mayor of Bristol announced his commitment and priority to deliver a Talent Management Programme aimed at addressing the under-representation of BME people at Executive/Middle Management level in order to make a measurable collective difference to the City of...


Working Together to Safeguard Children: changes to statutory guidance

27 October, 2017 - 15:46
 
The Government is planning changes to statutory guidance around safeguarding children. It has opened a consultation around the proposed changes and is calling for feedback and input. The deadline is 31 December 2017.
 
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Royal Foundation announces new sports coaching apprenticeship scheme for Bristol

25 October, 2017 - 13:31

 

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry has announced that Bristol will be one of three new cities to offer Coach Core, the innovative sports apprenticeship scheme launched by The Royal Foundation during the London 2012 Games.

The new programme...


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