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Derby Manufacturing

It’s second nature to those of us who’ve worked in manufacturing in Derby, that Derby is a manufacturing city. Derby was at the forefront of the industrial revolution; factories, engineering and production are in our DNA.  The manufacture of ‘things’ from trains, cars, … Continue reading

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Jobs or Livelihoods?

For a long time I’ve felt that school has been too much training for ‘jobs’, and not enough preparing young people for adult life.  It felt like that when I was a school, and doesn’t seem to have changed for my children.  … Continue reading

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