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MP launches East London education proejct

PUBLISHED: 18:00 12 March 2010 | UPDATED: 15:42 05 October 2010

A GOVERNMENT Minister has launched a £100, 000 East London education scheme to help graduates find work. Higher Education Minister David Lammy MP announced Fastlaners at Canary Wharf tower yesterday.

A GOVERNMENT Minister has launched a £100, 000 East London education scheme to help graduates find work.

Higher Education Minister David Lammy MP announced 'Fastlaners' at Canary Wharf tower yesterday.

The government funded scheme run by the Young Foundation, which is behind ventures such as the Open University, is an intensive two week course to help graduates navigate the job market.

Queen Mary University in Mile End will work with the foundation in delivering the two-year project and The Canary Wharf Group has donated training space.

The crash course also deals with areas such as voice training, team working and workplace etiquette with volunteer mentors from different sectors giving graduates feedback.


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