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28th April 2020

Online learning platform to boost workplace skills launched

Free courses are available through the new online platform, the Skills Toolkit. This platform signposts to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses to help people build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects and confidence whilst at home.

Courses on offer cover a range of levels, from everyday maths and the use of email and social media at work to more advanced training. All courses are available online and are flexible so that people can work through them at their own pace.

The Skills Toolkit can be accessed here:

Guidance on recruiting a qualified international teacher

The International Teacher Recruitment Programme and Spain’s Visiting Teacher’s Programme will continue to recruit international teachers for the 2020-21 academic year. We are focusing on recruiting international teachers to start in January 2021 rather than September 2020, in case travel restrictions and the closure of visa application centres continue for some time.

The guidance on recruiting a qualified international teacher can be found here:

The guidance on recruiting teachers from Spain to teach modern foreign languages can be found here: