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Thousands attend Suffolk Skills Show

Suffolk businesses turned out in their hundreds to support the second annual Suffolk Skills Show; a skills and careers event reaching over 4,500 young people.

Promoting a new vision for Ipswich

A high-level Suffolk delegation travelled to London last month to promote a new vision for Ipswich. The group sought to attract investment and raise awareness of the significant opportunities for housing and employment growth in the Greater Ipswich area - with a particular focus on the Waterfront.

Graduates take the first step on the teaching career ladder in Suffolk

More than 50 graduates have started new careers in Suffolk schools thanks to an innovative internship programme.In a partnership between Schools’ Choice and Suffolk schools supported by SCC, interns get one academic year of paid experience, teaching and working with children and young people. Around 20 schools will host the interns including primary schools, a pupil referral unit, a special school, academies and Local Authority maintained schools. They will receive development support, the chance to work in specific interest areas, such as special education needs or social work, and help with making career choices or applications for further professional training. A few places are still available on the Graduate Internships in Schools programme. Visit Suffolk Jobs Direct to apply by 25 September.