23 02, 2018

Bristol Early Years launches sixth edition of the Bristol Standard

February 23rd, 2018|News|

Bristol Early Years launches sixth edition of the Bristol Standard A new edition of the Bristol Standard has been launched this week by Bristol Early Years to help professionals improve the quality of their provision for young children and families. The sixth edition of the Bristol Standard is part of the council’s ongoing work to [...]

13 02, 2018

More jobs on offer in South Bristol on Thursday (15 February)

February 13th, 2018|News|

More jobs on offer in South Bristol on Thursday (15 February) Over 40 organisations and companies will be looking to talk to potential new employees and apprentices at a jobs fair in the South Bristol Skills Academy on Thursday 15 February. Those attending will cover a wide range of different job sectors and will have [...]

29 01, 2018

Sharing learning stories for National Storytelling Week 2018

January 29th, 2018|News|

Sharing learning stories for National Storytelling Week 2018 The University of Bristol is celebrating National Storytelling Week by joining Bristol Learning City’s campaign ‘#ThisChangedMyLife’. The campaign aims to inspire others to learn something new, presenting Bristol’s diverse range of learning opportunities befitting a city with UNESCO Learning City status. The Bristol Learning City team is [...]

25 01, 2018

Mayor asks for your inspirational learning stories

January 25th, 2018|News|

Mayor asks for your inspirational learning stories Mayor Marvin Rees and Bristol Learning City partners will be unveiling stories about how learning changes lives for the better from Saturday (27 January) as part of Bristol’s new campaign, #ThisChangedMyLife. Coinciding with the start of National Storytelling Week (27 January - 3 February), the campaign aims to [...]

6 12, 2017

Bristol Learning City launches search for more governors

December 6th, 2017|News|

Bristol Learning City launches search for more governors Bristol Learning City, a partnership of over 70 local organisations, has launched a new campaign alongside Business West and the free, online Inspiring Governance service to recruit more school governors. Local businesses and employees are being especially encouraged to consider the benefits of volunteering as a way [...]

16 11, 2017

Celebrating Bristol’s next generation of construction professionals

November 16th, 2017|News|

Celebrating Bristol’s next generation of construction professionals Over 100 attendees gathered at Ashton Court Mansion to take part in the annual On Site Bristol Apprentice Awards where local construction apprentices and employers were celebrated for their contribution to developing the local industry. The gala event saw apprentices and employers pick up awards across 18 categories, [...]

8 11, 2017

2017-18 launch for scheme encouraging more young people to attend university

November 8th, 2017|News|

2017-18 launch for scheme encouraging more young people to attend university A programme encouraging more people from diverse backgrounds to go to university that has already benefited 2,500 Bristol students has received its official 2017-18 launch. Working with students from Year 9 and supporting them through to Year 13, Future Quest seeks to address the [...]

3 11, 2017

Mayor calls for more Bristolians to become Learning City Ambassadors

November 3rd, 2017|News|

Mayor calls for more Bristolians to become Learning City Ambassadors Mayor Marvin Rees is calling for more people to support Bristol Learning City by becoming ambassadors and share their experiences about how learning has changed their lives. There are currently 160 people volunteering as ambassadors in Bristol, from many different walks of life and communities [...]

25 10, 2017

Early years bridging the generation gap in Bristol

October 25th, 2017|News|

Early years bridging the generation gap in Bristol Projects which bring together Bristol’s older people with youngsters are setting up across Bristol in a bid to unite generations, strengthen communities and reduce social isolation. The positive impact that intergenerational working can have recently featured in a Channel 4 documentary, Old People’s Home for Four Year [...]

25 10, 2017

Hundreds of health and care jobs on offer at Junction 3 library

October 25th, 2017|News|

Hundreds of health and care jobs on offer at Junction 3 library Hundreds of vacancies will be on offer at a jobs fair at Junction 3 Library next Wednesday (1-3pm, 1 November). In support of the council’s Proud to Care campaign, the fair will focus on roles currently available in the city’s health and care sector. [...]