L-R: Victoria Quillan (Childcare Apprentice), with Zoe Roberts (Manager at Aspire Training Team)


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Local training provider, Aspire Training Team, has presented 6 apprentices across the Isle of Wight with Greta Thunberg’s latest book ‘No one is too small to make a difference’ as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2020.

Aspire Training Team is a prestigious training provider specialising in childcare but also covers business administration, leadership and management and customer service.

The theme for National Apprenticeship Week is ‘Look Beyond’, and with inspiration from a 17-year-old climate activist from Sweden, Aspire Training Team interpreted this theme as a ‘Look beyond right now and to the future’.

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Aspire Training Team has taken various steps to become an environmentally friendly training provider and promotes sustainability to all learners registered on its courses. Thanks to their efforts, they have recently been named as Plastic Free Champions by Surfers Against Sewage and Sobowastebusters.

Cheryl Hadland, Managing Director of Aspire Training Team commented:

“We are so proud of all of the conscious decisions our learners are making in a bid to protect the environment. Right now, the next generation are being taught how to teach the next generation… and we are responsible for that.  We need to teach our learners how to protect the environment for the sake of their future, and how”.

One of the first apprentices to receive the gift was Victoria, a childcare apprentice at Tops Day Nurseries. Apprentices from Newport Nursery, part of the Tops Day Nurseries Family will be next to receive the special gift.

Victoria said:

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“Aspire always make sure that they are communicating well with me and always email me if there is information I need to be aware of. I feel so valued as an apprentice and love having the opportunity to teach the children and help them develop.

“I admire Greta Thunberg for what she has accomplished at such a young age. It’s amazing to think how much of an influence one person has had on the world… and that she is almost the same age as me! I think the gifts from Aspire Training Team this year are great”.

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Great Thunberg hasn’t accomplished anything at all, apart from being ferried around by “vested interests” and used as a mouthpiece. I would have been more impressed, if she had funded all this expensive travel out of her own pocket and shown real leadership by staying at home and not traveling around the world adding to pollution. She only obtained access to these events because some grown up let her in. Did those taking that boat back she turned up in, to where it started not fly out to meet it. Did she stay in a hotel, does she have a… Read more »


Whatever asisstance has aided greta they have combined sucsessfully to alert most of us,almost each and every one of us, that we are poisoning the earth which will certainly die if the poisoning is not drastically reduced.

Don't tell him pike.

Thunderburg is nothing more than a rabid foaming lunatic .

Paul O'Rourke

How dare you.

Joe Blogs

Who the hell is Greta Thunberg?

Service, what service?

She’s the irritating child jetting around the world complaining about global warming, the BBC is also hiring her for a documentary series….just in case you thought the tv license was value for money!

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