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#ThreePeakys: A Blinding Night

#ThreePeakys: A Blinding Night

With the rapid rise of technology that has become an integral part of our daily lives – from smartphones to smart homes – the question of whether life was better for generations past, who did not have an excess of tech in their lives, compared to our lives, has become a hot topic for discussion. […]

Chief Education Officer: Why I Believe in Apprenticeships

Chief Education Officer: Why I Believe in Apprenticeships

For National Apprenticeship Week, our Chief Education Officer and Project Digital trainer, Ben Whitaker, reflected on his views on apprenticeships and how becoming a trainer for a programme like Project Digital have helped shape and change those views over time. In my previous role as Head of Sixth Form, I often found myself in discussions […]

The Women Who Inspire +24

The Women Who Inspire +24

March is International Women’s Month, and the 8th of March – International Women’s Day – is a day for us to reflect on the women who inspire us and who we look up to. In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, some of the members of the +24 team have reflected on the women who […]

Ask the Apprentices #NAW2019

Ask the Apprentices #NAW2019

For National Apprenticeship Week (4th to 8th of March) we wanted to collate the advice and personal experiences of some of our apprentices into one blog, that could be helpful to students, potential apprentices, employers, teachers or parents looking to learn more about the opportunities and realities of apprenticeships, from apprentices themselves. Who or what […]

Traits of an Apprentice #NAW2019

Traits of an Apprentice #NAW2019

No two apprentices are likely – nor should they be – but there are some common characteristics that make someone a successful apprentice. By successful apprentice, we mean somebody who provides value to their employer and who gets the most from their training and their role in the workplace. Enthusiasm You don’t have to have […]

EKM Welcomes Project Digital

EKM Welcomes Project Digital

The Project Digital bootcamp is the unique way in which Project Digital (the apprenticeship course we run and deliver in partnership with Themis) starts each cohort. The bootcamp lasts five days and is filled with invaluable training to help our apprentices develop skills and insight that can be directly transferred to their roles with their […]

It’s a Hat Trick for +24 Marketing

It’s a Hat Trick for +24 Marketing

+24 is celebrating a hat trick with the launch of a third website for Burnley FC in the Community! +24 were given a tight deadline to complete a website for The Leisure Box, a fantastic community leisure facility operated by Burnley FC in the Community. The website, which inform visitors of the facilities on offer […]

Project Digital: Seriun Provide Vital Training

Project Digital: Seriun Provide Vital Training

Our Level 3 apprentices were treated to specialist training from Seriun’s Laura Brown. Laura, who has been with Seriun since 2016, joined the apprentices on Tuesday the 19th of February to give her industry insight into a host of vital IT subjects, with a key focus on cybersecurity and how to apply best security practise […]

10 Things You Need to Know About E-Commerce Websites

10 Things You Need to Know About E-Commerce Websites

There are many misconceptions about what makes an e-commerce website. For startup businesses, in particular, the e-commerce world can seem overwhelming and without careful consideration, it is very easy to spend heavily for little return.   What is e-commerce? Also known as internet commerce or electronic commerce, e-commerce relates to the buying and selling of […]

Themis Careers Event 2019

Themis Careers Event 2019

The evening of January the 30th saw the launch of another successful Themis Careers Event, hosted by Themis. The annual event, which +24 have been regularly present at for years, aims to help those looking for apprenticeships or those surveying all career path options available to them, find employers, sectors and information that can help […]