OBE for WAC’s Chris Preddie

On the 10th October last year, Chris Preddie spoke and performed to an ‘Expert Panel’ of senior representatives from Colleges, the National Apprenticeship Service, the Skills Funding Agency, Sector Skills Councils and Rinova consortium members WAC and Collage Arts.  The Panel was drawn together to discuss issues relating to employment, skills and social cohesion, as…

Double ESF NEET Success with the Skills Funding Agency

We are delighted to announce that two major project applications to the Skills Funding Agency for ESF NEET funding that were developed by Rinova have been approved. Only eight organisations in London were successful with applications to the NEET bidding round in August and competition was intense – and we were fortunate enough to develop…

High Level Employment Delegation visits WAC

On the 14th November, a high-level delegation of senior officials from the European Commission, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Greater London Authority (GLA) visited WAC Performing Arts and Media, a founding member of the Rinova Consortium. The visit was headed by Peter Stub Jorgensen, who is in charge of the Directorate-General for…

Fabricio Chavarro joins Rinova

We are delighted to welcome Fabricio Chavarro to our growing team at Rinova. Fabricio has more than 15 years’ experience of developing and managing a wide range of enterprise development, workforce & skills development and economic regeneration initiatives, gained through working in the public, private and third sectors in London and Malaga, Spain. He says…

Join us for ‘Shine’ on the 10th October

‘SHINE’ – an event to launch new training methodologies, materials and a series of showcases by our trainees Venue: Interchange Studios, Hampstead Town Hall Centre, 213 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 4QP Time: 3:45pm to 5:45pm – speeches at 5:00 pm We hope that you will be able to join us for Shine – an event…

Rinova partners successful European Project Application

The European Commission has recently announced the approval of a new project, in which Rinova is a partner, funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme. This new two-year project will develop a Certification Standard, including a curriculum and training material, aligned to the 5 key competences for lifelong learning in the European Reference Framework. Rinova will…

WorldSkills at ExCel London 5th – 8th October

For the first time in 22 years, the UK will host WorldSkills – “the greatest skills competition, careers and jobs event on the planet“. WorldSkills takes place from the 5th- 8th October at ExCel London. Click here to find out more about WorldSkills. Thanks to a special invitation from the Skills Funding Agency Rinova, WAC and Collage Arts…

ASPIRE Leonardo Project Newsletter Published

The ASPIRE project, which finishes at the end of October 2011, has been investigating how informal / non-formal learning (through performing and visual arts, media, production and design) provide a bridge from educational and economic exclusion to inclusion, learning and employment in the European cultural industries.However, it is not easy to measure learning through traditional educational approaches…