Hitting the Peaks for Johnny’s Happy Place

On 27th September, 13 members of the Instructus team travelled north to take part in a hike up Kinder Scout, the highest peak in the Peak District. It was a challenge that took the team to over 2,000 ft above sea level, and one that we undertook to support Johnny’s Happy Place, a not for … Continue reading Hitting the Peaks for Johnny’s Happy Place

Instructus’ HR Helps Schools with Interview Prep

At Instructus it’s important that we not only support each other in our organisation, but also support those in our local community. As part of living our values our team have the opportunity to contribute their time and skills to local causes that matter to them. Alison Timson, our Group HR Advisor spent an afternoon … Continue reading Instructus’ HR Helps Schools with Interview Prep

Helping NANNA Support Northamptonshire’s Animals

You may have seen that as part of our training and development days, we love helping out the local community. After spending our last two Instructus development days volunteering at care homes, we decided to switch it up and head down to NANNA’s Animal Rescue on May 23rd. NANNA (Northamptonshire Animals Needing Nurturing and Adoption) … Continue reading Helping NANNA Support Northamptonshire’s Animals

Life Skills on MARS

This April we rolled out the red carpet for the graduates of the very first Moulton Apprenticeship Readiness Scheme – better known as MARS. MARS marks our first full-scale project as an educational charity. With employer visits taking place alongside personal development sessions, the project prepares GCSE pupils for the working world in a way … Continue reading Life Skills on MARS

How Springboard Consultancy Helped Streetwise to Support Young Women

“I have learned a lot about myself and have enjoyed the programme.” 2018 saw the partnership between the Springboard Consultancy and Streetwise draw to a close. The project, as originally set out here, focused on delivering Springboard training to a group of young, vulnerable women in the North-East, helping to support Streetwise’s charitable focus on … Continue reading How Springboard Consultancy Helped Streetwise to Support Young Women

Positive Results for Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse

In June our first course for victims of domestic abuse concluded with participants reporting encouragingly positive results. The course, which took place in Oxford, saw Instructus partner with Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse, a support service that develops and delivers services for those affected by domestic abuse in Oxfordshire. Undertaken by Springboard Consultancy trainer … Continue reading Positive Results for Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse

Instructus Working in Partnership to Provide Vital Training for Domestic Abuse Victims

Research indicates that 1 in 4 UK women will be a victim of domestic violence at some point in their lives, with up to 80% of those returning to abusive relationships. The rate of domestic violence cases is increasing year-on-year, showing a national need to support the underserved victims who would not otherwise receive the … Continue reading Instructus Working in Partnership to Provide Vital Training for Domestic Abuse Victims