Launching Job Broker Erasmus+ in Rome

Earlier in the year we received the welcome news that our application to the Erasmus+ UK National Agency for our new project ‘Competency and Learning Development for Job Brokers in the EU’ had been approved. Job Broker is a three-year Erasmus+ Key Action 2 Strategic Partnership. It is led by Rinova, and the partnership involves a group of…

Rinova celebrates its 5th anniversary in style

It was standing room only as Rinova celebrated its fifth anniversary during the evening of the 3rd September at the House of St Barnabas in Soho Square, London. The event marked a dual celebration, since as well as celebrating Rinova’s 5th anniversary of its formation in September 2010, it was also an opportunity for guests to join Rinova’s founder, Rick Parkes,…

Celebrating the role the arts is playing in building Europe – 5th September – book now!

On Saturday 5th September 2015 the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in Tottenham will be transformed as it hosts Taking Part – a celebration of the role the arts and cultural learning is playing in building a new Europe. The event will mark the end of the three-year European Cultural Learning Network (ECLN) – a unique network project funded by the European Union’s Lifelong…

More than 500 young people do more than ‘aspire 2 be’

In late 2011, in the relative infancy of the company, the Rinova team put together a successful application to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) ESF programme. Originally named ‘Access to Apprenticeships’ and later rebranded as ‘aspire-2’, the project aimed to provide a bridge which would make Apprenticeships a truly viable option for disengaged and often disillusioned young people who were…

Rinova joins Metropolisnet

We are delighted to announce that Rinova Ltd has been appointed as the UK partner and London representative of Metropolisnet. Founded in 1998, Metropolisnet was established to develop and implement local strategies for employ­ment and social inclusion in European cities, promoting employment and social cohesion in large cities and urban areas as well as exchanging information,…

Talent Match moves into 2015

2014 was an amazing ‘Test and Learn’ year for Talent Match in North London. With a focus on intensive and high quality support for young unemployed people in the boroughs of Enfield, Haringey, and Waltham Forest  the programme supported 24 young people, helping steer them towards valuable positive outcomes, including further training opportunities, university places, or, for many, full-time paid…

Aspire2Create at the Open Studios

25 trainers, managers and advisers from Italy, Croatia, Slovakia, Estonia and the UK came together recently over three days of meetings and workshops for aspire2create. The aspire2create project is transferring and testing Euro-Aspire, a Competency Framework and Toolkit for trainers working in the non-formal learning sector in the creative industries and arts sectors. The event…

Job Vacancy – Project Manager

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual with all-round project management and development skills to join our growing staff team at Rinova. The Project Manager will contribute to the development and implementation of a range of projects at Rinova, both in the UK and the European Union. Supporting the senior staff team, duties will…

ARES in Estonia

The Third Partnership meeting of the ARES partnership took place on October 2nd and 3rd in Estonia. Through the ARES project, partners seek to demonstate that education using artistic and cultural media facilitates learning and demonstrates how it benefits LGBT communities; through increased awareness, encouraging dialogue and open discussion and identifying positive models. This meeting…

Euro-ARCO in Rome: Young people, transferable skills and the arts

On September 24th and 25th the final meeting of the Euro Arco project took place in Rome, hosted by Italian partner Mulab. The Euro-Arco Transfer of Innovation Project aims to transfer and adapt innovative vocational practice in the teaching of transferable skills for employment. Euro-arco is a partnership collaboration involving organisations in the UK (WAC Arts and Rinova), Spain, Italy,…