TAGGED: YOUNG PEOPLE

Young and hopeless

Young and hopelessBLOGS: Ben McCabe looks at the attitudes displayed at the BAPC's social media panel and questions whether young people are being stigmatised.

Ed Vaizey backs employment campaign for school leavers

Ed Vaizey backs employment campaign for school leavers

NEWS: The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising has launched a campaign aimed at offering 300 employment opportunities in creative industries to UK school leavers.

Education in print: a lifetime of opportunities

Education in print: a lifetime of opportunities

FEATURE: Laurel Brunner discovers the print industry offers more options for training and education than you may think.

Why aren't there more women in the printing industry?

Why aren't there more women in the printing industry?

FEATURE: Legend has it that we of the fairer sex are better at multi-tasking, so it's quite surprising how few women there are in the present day printing industry.

Why aren't there any women in the printing industry?

Why aren't there any women in the printing industry?

FEATURE: Of course there are women in the printing industry. But the question isn't about women versus men, it is about the prospects of this industry.

Who is under-represented in the industry and what should we be doing about it?

Who is under-represented in the industry and what should we be doing about it?

FEATURE: The obvious answer to that question is young people. But with a few rare exceptions little darlings with qualifications are rarely passionate about industry, whether it's pharmaceuticals or printing.

Young people in wide-format: what are we doing about tomorrow?

Young people in wide-format: what are we doing about tomorrow?

FEATURE: It's a worrying thought, and one dear to my heart as I reach for my pension. Where are tomorrow's wide-format print specialists coming from?

Calling all youths: print needs you

Calling all youths: print needs you

FEATURE: Will Thompson looks at Ipex 2014's Youth Day, and speaks to organiser Ruth Clougherty about the importance of brining young people into the print industry.

Ipex to host first Youth Day alongside 2014 edition

Ipex to host first Youth Day alongside 2014 edition

NEWS: Details have been announced for the Ipex 2014 Youth Day, which will take place on the Saturday 29th March during the trade show itself.

Diversity in print

Diversity in print

FEATURE: The print industry has traditionally seen as a homogenous workforce. Is it time for print to start embracing diversity, asks James Matthews-Paul.

Fastsigns to create 'future leaders' with apprenticeships support

Fastsigns to create 'future leaders' with apprenticeships support

NEWS: Franchise owners in the Fastsigns network are being encouraged to take on apprentices 'to boost the future of the industry'.

PrintIt! judges select winners ahead of North Print and Pack reveal

PrintIt! judges select winners ahead of North Print and Pack reveal

NEWS: The winners of 2013's PrintIt! competition are set to be announced at next month's North Print and Pack show after being chosen by a panel of judges earlier this month.

Your Print Partner buddies up with growing workforce

Your Print Partner buddies up with growing workforce

NEWS: Specialist soft signage producer Your Print Partner is looking to add a further four full-time staff members to its Lincoln team.

Print Futures Awards 2012 winners revealed

Print Futures Awards 2012 winners revealed

NEWS: The winners of the 2012 Print Futures Awards were unveiled at the All-Party Parlimentary Print Group event at the House of Lords on July 11th.

FINAT looks ahead to first global young managers conference

NEWS: The FINAT Young Managers Club is holding an international conference in Germany in November.

Fujifilm shows 52 things print can do that iPad can't

Fujifilm shows 52 things print can do that iPad can't

NEWS: Around 100 students discovered new facts about the potential of print from Fujifilm, during the Shine 2012 School Media Awards.

Yorkshire's young unemployed get support from The Printing Charity

NEWS: The Printing Charity has donated 15,000 to a pilot project in Yorkshire run by the Prince's Trust, which is helping young unemployed people find jobs.

Face Britain breaks Guinness World Record

Face Britain breaks Guinness World Record

NEWS: Face Britain has been officially confirmed by Guinness World Records as holding the title for 'Most artists working on the same art installation'.

St Ives supports Face Britain project

St Ives supports Face Britain project

NEWS: What is thought to be the UK's largest collaborative art project has gone ahead with the support of print and display company St Ives.

Digital signage and projections to form royal image

Digital signage and projections to form royal image

NEWS: The self-portraits of more than 200,000 children will be projected onto the front of Buckingham Palace to form a giant montage image of the Queen over the next three evenings.

Finalists announced for Sign and Digital UK Awards

Finalists announced for Sign and Digital UK Awards

NEWS: The shortlisted entries for the Sign and Digital UK Awards have been announced. The winners will be revealed on March 28th.

Young people invited to enter Print Futures Awards

Young people invited to enter Print Futures Awards

NEWS: Entries are now being accepted for the Print Futures Awards 2012. The scheme is open to people aged between 16 and 30 who work in the graphic arts, printing and publishing industries.

Fujifilm continues PrintIT! support

NEWS: Fujifilm will continue supporting the PrintIT! initiative aimed at educating young people in print.

BPIF supports National Apprenticeship Week at Barking printer

BPIF supports National Apprenticeship Week at Barking printer

NEWS: BPIF chief executive Kathy Woodward showed the organisation's support for National Apprenticeship Week by visiting the apprentices working at Precision Printing.

Mimaki to highlight sustainability and new products at FESPA Digital

Mimaki to highlight sustainability and new products at FESPA Digital

NEWS: Mimaki plans to showcase new products and emphasise sustainability at FESPA Digital. The Mimaki TS34-1800A will be demonstrated alongside the JFX-1631plus and UJF-3042FX printers.

FINAT confirms 2012 events calendar for label industry

NEWS: Labelling industry FINAT has finalised its meetings, seminars and events schedule for 2012.

Entries now being accepted for Sign and Digital UK Awards

Entries now being accepted for Sign and Digital UK Awards

NEWS: The Sign and Digital UK Awards and Networking Event will return in 2012, and entries to the awards scheme are now being accepted.

Fastsigns Gloucester sees 20% rise in sales in past year

NEWS: The Gloucester branch of sign-making company Fastsigns is celebrating its fourth anniversary as well as a successful past year.

Proskills highlights apprenticeships with dedicated week

Proskills highlights apprenticeships with dedicated week

NEWS: Proskills Scotland has begun its first ever Apprenticeship Week today (September 5th).

PrintIT! scheme 'important to schools'

PrintIT! scheme 'important to schools'

NEWS: One of the schools involved in the PrintIT! campaign has commented on its role with pupils, stating that it is useful for students considering their career options post education.

Nine young people helped with their Print Futures

Nine young people helped with their Print Futures

NEWS: The winners of the annual Print Futures awards were announced at a ceremony last week.

Proskills lends support to Vocational Qualifications Day

Proskills lends support to Vocational Qualifications Day

NEWS: Proskills is backing today's Vocational Qualifications Day, underlining the importance of support for apprenticeships and other programmes.

HP supports innovation in Cannes with digital print

HP supports innovation in Cannes with digital print

NEWS: HP says its sponsorship of the week-long 2011 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Young Lions Competition will allow advertising professionals aged 28 and under to 'harness the power of print' with its digital printing technology.

Entries now being accepted for Print Futures Awards 2011

Entries now being accepted for Print Futures Awards 2011

NEWS: The Print Futures Awards are now open for entries, it has been announced.

Océ TV interviews James Matthews-Paul at Ipex 2010

FEATURE: It was all rather nerve-wracking: on the back on a stream of more important journalists, I found myself herded by Océ onto its stage at Ipex to be interviewed.

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