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Livechat-Summer Holiday Access

Over the School Holidays,Livechat will be running a slightly reduced service and operate between 1:30 and 5:00pm from Monday 1st August and Tuesday 6th September.     You can still contact us via phone on 01384 811400 or via email on connexions@dudley.gov.uk    

Real Life Apprenticeship Stories- Lydiea Hull

In recognition of the upcoming National Apprenticeship week Connexions Dudley will be sharing some real life apprenticeship stories from local training providers. This week we look at the feedback from a Juniper Training Student, Lydiea Hull.

National Apprenticeship Week 14th-18th March 2016

National Apprenticeship Week is coordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and traineeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. There has never been a better time to employ an apprentice or a trainee. Hiring apprentices helps businesses to grow their own talent by developing a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. The National […]

THE REAL APPRENTICE SHOWCASE – 17TH MARCH, VILLAGE HOTEL, DUDLEY

JOIN US AT THE THE REAL APPRENTICE SHOWCASE With the landscape of careers guidance in schools changing never has the focus on independent and relevant Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance been more important. This independent careers guidance session is designed to help students learn more about Apprentice and Pre-Apprenticeship pathways. Open to students across […]

Local College and Sixth Form Open Events 2015-16

    We have now published our local college and sixth form open event information on our website. This list will constantly be updated so please ensure you check back before attending any events.You can view the open event information HERE

New for June 2015- Moving on at 18

*NEW FOR JUNE 2015*– You can now access the latest edition of “Moving on at 18” . This handbook tells you where to look for information and how to apply. It is aimed at year 12 students considering their options but is also useful for students who may be considering changing their original decision. To […]

Understanding Radicalisation Survey

This is a short anonymous survey and is expected to take about 10 minutes to complete. This survey aims to find out how you can be kept safe from the serious issues of radicalisation and travel to areas of conflicts such as those happening in Syria and Iraq. We want to find out how people […]

Is your son or daughter about to leave University?

Smaart Parents Paper 8.1 has just been released. It is full of important and interesting articles on a number of issues relating to parents who have children who are about to, are currently at, or have just finished university. To access the magazine please click HERE

HM Revenue and Customs- Apprenticeship Vacancies

Civil Service Jobs  The Operational Delivery Profession is the largest profession in the civil service and performs vital roles across government to keep the country running and making sure UK citizens get the services and protection they need. We are offering an exciting opportunity to become an apprentice in the profession, and being part of […]

Are you a Young Carer?

If so please see HERE for useful support information from Spurgeons.

YEAR 12,13 OR 14? – PLEASE LET US KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING

Connexions Dudley has the responsibility on behalf of Dudley Council, to track all young people who live in the borough on whether they are in education, employment or training, until their 20th birthday (or 25th birthday for young people with a disability or learning difficulties). We have to send this information to the government and […]

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) in Dudley: Information for Parents and Carers – *UPDATE * August 2014

For all Dudley pupils with a current statement of special educational needs, including those not attending a Dudley school, the attached guidance highlights the upcoming changes to the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) agenda. Please take your time to familiarise yourself with these changes. The new guidance can be viewed HERE

YOUR IDEAS ABOUT GETTING FREE CONDOMS

Dudley Council is looking at how it can make sure young people have access to free condoms. We want to find out what kind of service young people would want. This short survey is confidential and asks about your views which will help us design a service. At the end of the survey you will […]

Latest Statutory guidance for governing bodies, school leaders and school staff

For the latest statutory guidance for those providing young people with careers advice in schools please click HERE

NEW FOR APRIL 2014 – MOVING ON AT 18

Moving on at 18 publication now available HERE “Whether you are looking for a place at university, a year out or thinking about an apprenticeship, Moving On at 18 tells you where to look for information and how to apply. It is aimed at Year 12 students considering their options but also useful to students […]

Real Life Stories – Dudley Council Apprenticeship

My name is Conor, I am currently on an apprenticeship course with Dudley Council. The Course I’m on is Business Admin, but before I talk about that first a little about me.

Dudley YA’s Blog

This is the Dudley young advisors blog, we work in and around Dudley through the help of Dudley

Using the website to help me make a decision…..

My name is Joe and I am 15 years old currently in year 11. Until recently I couldn’t make up my mind

How Connexions has supported me……….

I attended Castle High school up to year 10, where I left in October to go to Pakistan, it was deemed

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