September 2013

Fish4jobs Careers Roadshow – 13-19 September

Fish4jobs and the Daily Mirror are partnering with the National Careers Service.  Their doubledecker jobs bus is hitting the road for their annual career roadshow! They have already covered several locations and we’ll be joining them at:

  • 13 September – City Square, Lincoln
  • 16 September – Victoria Square, Birmingham
  • 19 September – Broadmead, Bristol

North East Skills Show – 24-25 September, at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

North East Skills is the biggest skills and careers event happening in the region – and its free to attend. Aimed at 15-24 year olds this free event will inspire and motivate.  Whether you’re at school, college, starting work, a teacher, parent/carer or family this is an event that could change your future.  The hands on interactive features will give you a chance to get a real taste of different future career options whatever your dreams or ambitions.

learndirect will be exhibiting at the event – find us on stand number 1.

You can register to attend at


5th Annual Europe Association of Test Publishers Conference – 25-27 September, St Julian’s, Malta

We’re supporting the 5th Annual Europe Association of Test Publishers Conference as Gold Sponsors, in Malta. The 2013 conference, Growing Talent in Europe – Gaining Advantage through Assessment, has been designed to show how assessment supports this critical objective for Europe through the measurable impact of effective assessment in educatingskilling and employing those who choose to live and work in Europe. A key focus area within the conference will include how to assess 21st century skills.

For more information, visit the EATP website.

Yorkshire Finance Director Awards – 26 September, at Aspire, Leeds

Roger Peace, previously our Chief Finance Director for 8.5 years, and now our Chief Operating Officer, won last year’s ‘Outstanding Achievement’ Award at the Yorkshire Finance Director Awards. He’ll be presenting the award to this year’s winner.

Childcare Expo – 27–28 September, Ricoh Arena, Coventry

Visit us on stand B12 in the Jaguar 2 exhibition hall at this FREE key event in the childcare calendar and talk to us about your business challenges. We’ll then work with you to design a training solution to help you develop your rising childcare stars. Your staff are the resource that makes the greatest difference to children and families. We can help train them with our Children and Young People’s Workforce Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships.

The event times are 10am – 4pm each day. You can register for your free ticket here.

We look forward to seeing you at the Childcare Expo event!

Nursery World Awards – 28 September, Grand Connaught Rooms, London

We deliver 1 in 6 of all childcare Apprenticeships in the UK and so we’re really we’re proud to be sponsoring one of the most prestigious events in the childcare sector – The Nursery World Awards.

We look forward to meeting all the dedicated childcare professionals on the night. Good luck to all the finalists!