Domestic abuse: what you should know

domestic abuse act

The Domestic Abuse Bill became law in April. It aims to improve protection for victims of domestic abuse and bring more abusers to court.  In addition, the Bill will raise awareness about the impact of domestic abuse. What’s more, it now extends to young people aged 16 and over.  What is domestic abuse? Domestic abuse […]

tpm Learner of the Year Awards 2020

Learner of the Year awards

Our Board of Directors is delighted to announce the winners of the tpm Learner of the Year awards for 2020. We asked teachers and trainers to select nominees according to criteria set by the board. Specifically, these included attendance, punctuality, commitment and attitude to learning, and commitment to the tpm Making a SPLASH resilience model.  […]

Lin Hankinson’s Christmas Update

Lin Hankinson

Earlier in the year, our friend Lin Hankinson of What If You Can shared some exclusive videos with the tpm community to help us all through the mental strains Covid, lockdown and restrictions brought. The videos proved to be incredibly popular. Therefore, we were delighted when Lin recorded a seasonal message for us. Christmas can […]

Helping to keep learners safe online

tpm online safety

The internet has become an incredibly helpful tool for everyone over the last eight months. Not only has it given us a way of keeping in touch with friends and loved ones, but it has allowed us to work from home. For example, we have been able to have virtual meetings rather than in person. […]

Launch your career with a tpm traineeship!

learners sitting at desks smiling

School leavers and other young people in the Liverpool City Region are getting their feet on the career ladder thanks to the tpm traineeship programme. A traineeship is a flexible education and training programme with work experience. In particular, it is ideal for individuals who aren’t quite ready to go onto an apprenticeship. For example, […]

Arrangements for reopening of centre-based teaching and learning 07.09.2020

modern attractive office setting

On the 7th of September 2020 tpm will resume a centre-based teaching and learning service at our new address in Shipwright’s House, Queens Dock Business Centre, L1 0BG. We are proud and delighted that all learners progressed in accordance with our #tpmOnTarget campaign and that all of our teacher-assessed exam grades were upheld. Our resumption […]

Stand against cyberbullying

caroline flack

If you use social media, you won’t have escaped the deluge of posts about the tragic loss of TV presenter Caroline Flack. Her suicide led to an outpouring of grief and thousands of posts about the need to ‘be kind.’ Sadly, Caroline had been a target for the media and for cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is being […]

A response to London Bridge terror attack

On Friday, 29th November 2019, the eyes of the world were on London as another tragic terror attack unfolded. This time the victims of the attack included learners and educational professionals. This can bring terrorism closer to home for us as learners, teachers and mentors. Many people believe that terror attacks and terrorism are a […]

Poverty at Christmas focus for tpm learners and staff

piles of food items in back of a van donated by tpm learners and staff to tackle poverty

Throughout November staff and learners at tpm have been generously donating to the Reverse Advent Calendar. Instead of opening a calendar and receiving a treat, each day people donate a different item. We have been overwhelmed with the support this campaign has received. Visitors to reception can’t have failed to notice all the boxes under […]

Apprentice travel card boost

tpm apprentices hold apprentice travel card

An apprenticeship is the first taste of full time work for many. Lots of young people are hungry to get on the career ladder but many can’t find a suitable apprenticeship close to home. Apprentice travel costs can be a deal breaker and consequently dream careers can end up on hold. Now there is good […]

tpm Installs 1Gbps Internet Connection

Learners at tpm will now have access to one of the fastest connections in the region thanks to a unique partnership. tpm and Baltic Broadband with IX Liverpool have worked together in partnership to install a 1Gbps Internet connection into tpm’s premises on Lime Street. Businesses in the city region have long complained about the […]

Six Professional Skills Apprentices Bring to Estate Agent Offices

business admin

Successful estate agents rely on a strong foundation of support delivered by administrative staff. More employers in this sector are turning to Apprenticeships in business administration as a way of developing skilled personnel to underpin their organisation’s administrative function. The beauty of Apprenticeships is that they are tailored to meet individual company’s requirements – so the […]