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New Directions college

New Directions College secures funding to deliver work opportunities for over 250 adults with special educational needs and disabilities

• New Directions College has secured a share of a £130k grant to develop and offer learning and skills opportunities for adults with special educational needs
• The college will also partner with Ways into Work to provide work opportunities at a new supported employment café
• Learning opportunities for over 250 people over the next five years

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New Directions College secures funding for over 100 jobs for young people in Reading

  • New Directions College has been approved for a grant to fund 110 job placements with local employers
  • The initiative is part of the national Kickstart scheme, and the Council’s economic response to building back better following Covid-19