A commitment to quality in vocational education

Capturing and sharing good practice from the activities that we are involved in is at the heart of what Rinova does. Using approaches that explore the social return on investment, having a focus on impact evaluation and promoting case studies are all part of this. So when we get the chance to do this to support innovation across Europe in lifelong learning,…

Securing Futures with Prospects – for employers and employees

Over the past eighteen months, we have been working closely with Prospects to deliver two major Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) programmes to support in-work progression for employees and employers in North East and Central London. These programmes are aimed at those in low-paid roles, often lacking any specific professional training, that find themselves in part-time or…

Pan Out – Heating up nicely!

We have previously featured the great work being achieved by the Rinova-led Pan Out project, which promotes to careers advisers and pupils, through innovative employer interventions, the wealth of opportunities available within the hospitality (food and accommodation) sector. Pan Out is funded by the ESFA Careers Clusters, in which Rinova are partnered by Wandsworth Lifelong…

VETIT

In the Tech Nation 2017 review, it is evident that the UK has thriving clusters of digital companies, in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Cardiff, Cambridge, Sheffield, Oxford, Bristol and Bath, for example. Indeed, the majority of countries within the EU are experiencing skills challenges. As a response, the EU Agenda for New Skills and Jobs outlines…

Rinova launches Health Points

Rinova welcomed a new partnership at its offices on the 30th and 31st January to launch its new ‘Health Points’ project. There is a crucial need to improve health literacy among young adults, especially those who are from disadvantaged contexts. Much ill-health in adulthood has its roots in earlier life, and conditions such as diabetes and obesity can impact negatively on…

Job Broker partners come to town!

Rinova is looking forward to hosting the next meeting of the Job Broker partnership in London on the 30th November and 1st December. This will see partners from Germany, Icleand, Italy, Austria, Cyprus and Spain spend two days at our office, reviewing the progress of the project to date and planning the next steps. Information…

Capacity building apprenticeships for SMEs with Croatia, Slovakia and Serbia

Over the past year, Rinova has been working closely as the UK partner with organisations from Croatia, Slovakia and Serbia to implement the European Partnerships for Apprenticeships, (EP4A) project, being fully involved in the programme’s delivery and completion of key publications. EP4A is funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme, specifically ‘Key Action 3’, which supports a wide…

Tell Your Story – August 2017 Newsletter

Well-told stories are very powerful artefacts. Digital stories are often presented in compelling, interactive and emotionally engaging formats. Digital storytelling is therefore a suitable and effective means for young people to communicate their experiences. Tell Your Story aims at exploring the use of digital storytelling and story mapping in education to combat early school leaving.…