Autumn 2021 updates for Inspire_SY Youth Hub Padlet (online information for 16-24s)

A content update request from Jade Appleyard, who runs Sheffield City Council’s ‘Virtual Youth Hub’ and the InspireSY platforms, which include an Opportunity Hour every Thursday 1pm-2pm.  In order to ensure the information published on the Inspire_SY padlet – which details current 16-24s employment and skills provision in Sheffield, and IAG on progression routes –…

BEA See it Be it event for employers on Thu 20 May

Are you a small or medium sized enterprise? Are you freelance, self-employed or a business owner? Do you want to build your network? Could you engage with young people? Do you hope to promote your sector and reduce the skills gap? If the answer is yes then See it Be it in Sheffield would love…

SCC ward analysis of youth unemployment in Sheffield

Dear Stakeholders, Sheffield City Council is looking closely at youth unemployment across 16-24-year-olds, as we aim to bridge the gaps and improve relations between services. Our aim is to better-support young people as they transition through their journey from education to employment. To aid our understanding of how best to target our resources across the…

Follow Inspire_SY for Sheffield youth employability news, updates & resources

As always InspireSY are running Opportunity Hour every Thursday 1pm-2pm. Last Thursday’s opportunity hour reached 4800 impressions and they are averaging 30k impressions per 28 days. Inspire_SY is so close to 400 followers, so let’s help them get there! We encourage yourselves and any young people to follow their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  We encourage…

Funding for Traineeships & Apprenticeships – OppShef factsheet

Opportunity Sheffield has published a new fact sheet for employers, highlighting the funding options available when recruiting a trainee and apprentice. Feel free to share this with employers you are working with or refer them to Opportunity Sheffield at apprenticeshipready@sheffield.gov.uk for further information.

Register for next Lifelong Learning next Digital Surgery on 17 Nov

Lifelong Learning’s next Digital Surgery will take place with Family Learning tutor Joanne Brady on Tuesday 17 November at 1pm. This is an information and advice session to help with computer-related difficulties individuals may be having. Register for the Digital Surgery If anyone wishes to attend the surgery they can book in by emailing digitalsupport@lifelonglearningandskills.org…

Training awards recognise Sheffield City Council’s most inspirational learners

Sheffield City Council’s most inspiring learners were recognised at a prize-giving ceremony at Sheffield Town Hall last Thursday 18 July. The Sheffield City Council Training Awards, organised by Opportunity Sheffield and Lifelong Learning, celebrated the great achievements of council-trained apprentices, adult learners, and other students. Councillor Adam Hurst presented trophies and certificates to learners across…

Sheffield City Council Training Awards 2019 take place on Thurs 18 July

The Sheffield City Council Training Awards 2019 take place on Thursday 18th July, bringing together learners from across the Opportunity Sheffield and Lifelong Learning services. The event – which takes place at Sheffield Town Hall – will feature the Sheaf Training Awards, Red Tape Music Awards and the Council’s annual Apprentice of the Year presentation….