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Bringing maritime education back into our schools

A new future for maritime education I think most of us regret the demise of the GCSE in Nautical Studies as we entered the 21st century.  This valuable means for engaging school pupils and providing useful background and an introductory grounding into the industry was removed by the Department of Education(DoE), as it wasn’t deemed [...]

By |May 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Latest|0 Comments

MNTB and UK Chamber of Shipping Apprenticeship Seminar

MNTB and UK Chamber of Shipping Apprenticeship Seminar The MNTB and UK Chamber of Shipping have backed the CBIs call to delay the implementation of the Apprenticeship Levy, due to a lack of clarity surrounding the scheme and the impact it may have on employers and existing apprenticeship programme. The levy, which is due to [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Categories: Latest|0 Comments

MNTB Annual Programme Review

MNTB Annual Programme Review The Annual Programme Review Seminar provides the MNTB with a platform to showcase the work they have been doing throughout the previous year on officer cadet programmes and allows companies and colleges to discuss any issues arising in depth. Officer Trainees are vocal when it comes to their training and how [...]

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MNTB Team Attend the 24th IAMI AGM & Conference 2016

The MNTB team attended the International Association of Maritime Institutions (IAMI) 24th AGM and conference for what was a truly international event with delegates attending from as far afield as Florida and Jordan. John Wyburn (IAMI Chairman) introduced and started the event highlighting the themes for the three days. After the first day, consisting of [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Categories: Event|0 Comments

MNTB appoint new Training Development Manager

MNTB are delighted to announce their new appointment in the capacity of Training Development Manager. Ibrahim Ismail, who joins us from a previous career within Further Education, has over 14 years experience in lecturing, assessing and delivering courses, particularly in vocational learning. He has a track record as an accomplished assessor and teacher and has worked with [...]

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Shipping podcast: spotlight on skills

Listen on iTunes In this edition of The Shipping Podcast, recorded in conjunction with the UK Chamber of Shipping, host Jonathan Roberts casts the spotlight on skills asking: What more can be done to increase the number of British seafarers? What is world class training? How can it be defined, and how can it be [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|0 Comments