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GCSE Results Day 2021 – What options do you have next?

As school leavers receive their GCSE results from 12th August 2021 across the UK, after the stresses of living through a pandemic, multiple lockdowns and exam cancellations, you should be so proud. Were your results not what you expected? Are you worried about what to...

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Topic of the month – COVID-19 Adjusting to life now Part 2

The Topic of the month at IPS International this August is COVID-19 Adjusting to life now - Part 2 Restricting Easing Most legal restrictions have been lifted at step 4 on 19th July 2021 in England. These include: No limit on meeting people, but try to meet others...

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Experiencing reopening anxiety

The easing of lockdown and restrictions on 19th July has been a relief to many with the Covid 19 outbreak being hard on all and with everyone having different experiences, especially those who have been shielding. So, although you’re happy restrictions are easing,...

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“Freedom Day” – Training Delivery Information

England will move to the final stage of easing COVID restrictions on Monday 19 July 2021, ministers have confirmed. IPS existing rules will remain in place. The government has released some guidance which can be found online on the following link (COVID-19)...

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Topic of the month – Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour

The Topic of the month at IPS International this July is Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour Appropriate Behaviour Appropriate behaviour is action or language that is fitting, suitable or acceptable for a particular situation. Mutual respect for others and respect for...

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Talk to Us – Samaritans Awareness Day

Every year in July, Samaritans raise Awareness of their 'Talk To Us' campaign that Samaritans are there to listen to anyone who's struggling to cope, at any time of the day or night. So 24th July, check out the Samaritan's social media platforms to see what they have...

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International Women in Engineering Day June 2021

Breeshea Robinson, one of IPS’ Engineering Technical Certificate Trainers - BTEC Team, talks to us for Women’s Engineering Day, why she went down an engineering career pathway... "I have now been working in engineering since September 2012, starting with a 4-year...

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Incentive payments for hiring a new Apprentice

6th August 2021 Update: Employers will receive £3,000 for new Apprentices of ANY age who join their organisation from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021. Eligibility Employers with Apprentices who have an employment start date between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021...

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Addictions and Dependency Topic of the month at IPS

The Topic of the month at IPS International this June is Addictions What is an Addiction? Addiction is defined as not having control over doing, taking or using something to the point where it could be harmful to you.  How can addictions affect you? The strain of...

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