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Welcome to The Skills Network new blog page - we thought we’d give you a little introduction to what this page is all about.

Firstly, this is where you’ll find all our latest news, opinions, comments and insights into anything from the education world, to mental health and even tips on how to manage your study time (we make it fun, we promise!) Our blogs are all written by us and we try to keep them relatively concise, although we do love a longer read on the odd occasion! We can, however, guarantee that we will keep this relevant and of interest to you. We love to write and give our insights into the changing educational world, as well as shouting about all the great brands we already work with. This page can offer you a quick ten minute lunchtime escape or indulgence into data insights, so sit back and enjoy our new shiny blog, just waiting for you to come and read!

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The Skills Network company timeline
  • 2009 - Launched into the market with only three qualifications. Secured partnerships with five Further Education (FE) colleges.
  • 2010 - Reached 35 members of staff. Began to pioneer vocational training in the health and social care sector.
  • 2011 - Began development of online 'EQUAL Learner Management System (LMS). Published our first paper-based learning resource.
  • 2012 - Daniel Wilson, James Earl and Rachel Kay joined TSN, now our - Commercial Director, Education Sales Director and Partnerships Director. Reached over 100 staff, now supporting over 6,000 learners.
  • 2013 - Introduced the award-winning EQUAL learning platform into the market. Launched our 'Essentials' product range.
  • 2014 - Awarded Matrix Standard and Investors in People. Achieved International Award for EQUAL system. Launched published learning resources into private training market.
  • 2015 - Began working with New awarding bodies - AAT, ILM and CACHE. Voted third in Top 100 SMES in North Yorkshire.
  • 2016 - Awarded first direct Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) contract. Now supporting a landmark 5,000 organisations.
  • 2017 - Opened our London office. Shortlisted for Best Use of E-Learning and Best New Training Provider at AAT Awards.
  • 2018 - Achieved level 2 'Good' Ofsted rating. Supported over 30,000 learners in one year.
  • 2019 - Celebrating our 10-year anniversary. Have now helped over 195,000 people to achieve a recognised qualification!

TSN and Collab Group Establish Peter Roberts Bursary To Support Students

Details: Written by Benjamin Atkinson
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The Skills Network (TSN) are pleased to announce, that in partnership with the Collab Group, we have created the annual Peter Roberts Collab Group Bursary. This new award will recognise the...


Five Tips for Working with Children with Autism

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Regardless of your role, working with children with autism can be incredibly rewarding. You can make a huge difference to the lives of these children and feel a real sense of accomplishment when...


Employee Focus: Katie's Story - 10 Years of The Skills Network

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With the experience of our learners at the heart of everything we do at The Skills Network (TSN), naturally, Learner Support is at the very core of our operations! At TSN, we provide learners with...


Employee Focus: Rachel Dove - Celebrating 10 Years of TSN

Details: Written by Benjamin Atkinson
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The only real advantage that any business can have is summed up in just two words − the people. As we proudly celebrate 10 years of success at The Skills Network, we reflect on the brilliant...


Employee Focus: Nicola Taylor - 10 Years of TSN

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Throughout March, The Skills Network (TSN) are proudly celebrating our 10-year anniversary. As we reflect on 10 years of success, we are taking the time to recognise our outstanding staff, many of...


Celebratory Video - 10 Year of The Skills Network

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Inspirational. Empowering. Visionary. Creative. Cutting edge. At The Skills Network, we’re proud to be all of the above and so much more. Throughout March, we are proudly celebrating our 10-year...


Learner Focus: Bhavini Parmar, Apprenticeship Learner - Celebrating 10 Years of The Skills Network

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With The Skills Network’s (TSN) 10-year anniversary celebrations in full swing, we’re taking the time to recognise exceptional achievements this month! Over the years, we are extremely proud to...


Employee Focus: Chloe Raper – Celebrating 10 Years of The Skills Network

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Throughout March, we are shining the spotlight on our amazing and dedicated staff, as The Skills Network (TSN) proudly celebrates its 10-year anniversary. Today, we look at the story of Chloe Raper,...


Employee Focus: Nichola Bury Davies - Celebrating 10 Years of The Skills Network

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This month, we’re celebrating 10 years of The Skills Network (TSN). As we celebrate just how much we have grown over the last decade, there is one thing, more than anything, that is clear for all...


The Skills Network Celebrates 10 Years of Success

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On the 4th of March 2009, The Skills Network (TSN) was founded by owners Mick Cox and Eliot Grant who began to operate out of a small rented office near Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, with only...


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