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Argentina Loses World Cup Final but Language Students Learning Spanish are the winners

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Countries with Spanish as official language an… Messi may have failed to deliver at the final moment for Argentina today but the huge growth in the numbers speaking Spanish means those that learn Spanish will be the long term winners. So what’s behind this huge growth and spread of the language spoken by Messi and [...]

July 14th, 2014 | Posted in Training | Read More »

Government Introduce New Training For Care Home Workers

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UK- The Government has introduced plans to make training mandatory for care home staff in order to protect the elderly.  Norman Lamb, the Health Minister, is proposing a minimum standard which all new recruits have to reach before they can start working in nursing homes.  It is also planned that carers that look after pensioners [...]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Training | Read More »

David Cameron and Nick Clegg to Cut Childcare Training Budget By 40 Per Cent

Proposal For Scottish Teacher Training Freeze Rejected

UK-David Cameron and Nick Clegg have failed to reach an agreement on how to cut childcare costs, which has now led to a 40% slash in training budget for child-minders and nursery staff. The pair were expected to draw up plans allowing the government to aid parents with the increasing cost of childcare bills.  However [...]

January 24th, 2013 | Posted in Training | Read More »

Will the Xbox 360 Kinect Get the Military Call of Duty?

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Microsoft XBOX 360 Kinect Sensor. Video Kinect: Make live video chats with your Xbox LIVE users under the Standard kinect camera. Video Kinect (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Xbox 360 Kinect may become a useful tool for the U.S. military. According to a recent article from DefenseNews.com, Microsoft is working with the Air Force and Army [...]

December 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Training | Read More »

Report Tells Government That Apprenticeships Need To Be Improved

Young School Leavers Are Finding A Lack of Apprenticeships

UK – Former Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Doug Richards has written a report demanding the government improves their apprenticeship programme as evidence surfaces that standards are falling. Richards’ report reminds the reader that for unless apprenticeships equip workers with the highest level of skills and qualifications then they are unlikely to be of any value to the [...]

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Training | Read More »