PET-XI gives young people the chance to flourish in the hospitality industry

Metropolis provides a life-affirming opportunity for young people to gain qualifications, experience and turn their lives around Our aim is for the restaurant to be a real destination with the city, as well as be an excellent restaurant that has the benefit of being a training ground for young people who may need help, guidance and training. Metropolis will provide […]

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New restaurant opens in Coventry to transform young people’s lives

A new Coventry restaurant which will help transform young people’s lives has been officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Metropolis, run by national Coventry training provider PET-Xi, was officially opened on Saturday, July 10 with radio presenter John Dalziel cutting a ribbon to welcome its first guests after dozens of diners pre-booked in advance of the opening. And Coventry town […]

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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Coventry

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today were in Coventry to celebrate the beginning of their year as the UK City of Culture.   Firstly, Their Royal Highnesses toured Coventry Cathedral in what marks the 59th anniversary of its Consecration year. Her Majesty The Queen attended the Consecration in 1962. At the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, […]

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The judging panel for our Modern-Day Lady Godiva has been revealed!

The judging panel of amazing Coventry women includes; Charlotte Moore, Fleur Sexton, Jane Hytch, Nyasha Pitt, Reem Doukmak, Sebbie Mudhai, and Trish Adudu.Over 100 people were nominated for the call-out, and the panel now has the unenviable job of deciding which 12 women will be chosen as modern-day Lady Godivas, and feature in a key moment of the Coventry UK […]

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PET-Xi goes international

A Coventry-based national training provider which helps learners get the skills they need to get ahead has gone international. Multi award-winning PET-Xi, which has been operating for 26 years, is now offering a wide range of courses to learners based outside of the UK through its new ‘PET-Xi International College’. The International College can now be accessed through its new […]

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Remote work experience for our next generation workforce – what can be done?

Education Today – February 2021 With the pandemic sabotaging so many key experiences that should be shaping young people’s lives and aspirations, work experience is one area where businesses can step up their game and provide invaluable support and inspiration to the next generation of our workforce. To read the first of Fleur Sexton’s new monthly column click here.

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Social justice charity Nacro and PET-Xi improve life chances of hard to reach 16-19 year olds

Social justice charity and further education provider, @Nacro – dedicated to changing lives – has awarded Coventry-based PET-Xi Training (@PetxiTraining) a contract to deliver highly interactive on-line English and maths tutorials to learners aged 16-19 years that have struggled at school and face complex barriers to achieving qualifications and improving their life chances. The personalised study programme designed for those […]

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Coventry Music Trust

Coventry Music Trust, has been established to improve access and opportunities of the Children and Young people of Coventry. Through fundraising efforts we are looking to support projects such as: Music Groups and Ensembles Instrument Hire Personalised instrumental lessons Open Orchestras Choirs The objects of the Charity are: TO PROMOTE MUSIC FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, WITH A PARTICULAR […]

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Coventry & Warwickshire Champions

The launch of the Coventry and Warwickshire Story in March 2012 was a move that business leaders across Coventry and Warwickshire had been waiting for. The story emerged from concerns that Coventry and Warwickshire’s voice wasn’t getting heard above those of other places; there was no simple story explaining what we’re all about and why we’re trying to achieve as […]

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Historic Coventry Trust

Historic Coventry Trust is an energetic charity that was launched in 2015 (previously known as Coventry Charterhouse Preservation Trust) formed to acquire, restore and reuse Coventry’s heritage buildings, preserving them for future generations and contributing to Coventry’s economic, social and cultural enhancement. The Trust aim is to become the guardian of the city’s heritage in perpetuity – a local ‘National Trust’ and […]

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