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2008-08-01 15:00:45

By Brooke Nelson, Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah Aug. 1--OGDEN -- His last final at Weber State was Wednesday, but Nick Jenkins has been waiting to finish this degree for years. The new associate of applied science degree offered by WSU is available for the first time this summer.

2008-07-31 18:00:00

By Iain Laing CALLS have been made to help small businesses meet Government plans in five years' time to offer every school leaver who wants one an apprenticeship.

2008-07-25 00:00:39

By Byline M anufacturing companies in the South West are in danger of going to the wall because they cannot recruit suitable employees from a potential workforce being sent out into the world of work by schools and colleges without the range of basic skills they need.

2008-07-24 03:00:52

By Jane M. Von Bergen, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul.

2008-07-21 18:00:00

By ALAN JONES SCHOOL-LEAVERS and other young people will have the right to an apprenticeship under measures outlined by the Government.

2008-07-11 18:00:30

By Tim Moynihan An entrepreneur yesterday added his voice to that of Lord Jones of Birmingham in calling for children not to be held back by a "cotton wool culture" which discourages innovation and measured risk- taking.

2008-07-07 15:00:37

By Richard Metcalf Journal Staff Writer Travis Arnall had tried community college and jobs like framing new houses, remodeling old ones and working a phone at call centers when, at age 30, he signed up for a five-year apprenticeship to become a plumber.

2008-07-03 00:00:22

City College Plymouth is holding an open day to show off apprenticeships ranging from plumbing to floristry on Saturday. Young people aged 16 to 25 can change their lives and carve out a career with the help of the college's Work Based Learning Department.

2008-07-03 00:00:22

A Pioneering course launched by Cheshire College which offers pupils the chance to work in the food industry while studying is proving a success. The Young Apprenticeship in Food Manufacture is open to school pupils aged 14 to 16.

2008-06-25 15:02:53

By Daniel Barbarisi A steel-fabrication company is teaming with Providence to train workers in the field. This story of statewide business interest previously appeared in a local news section. PROVIDENCE -- Michael Caparco Sr.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.