Highland help for service children

Highland Council leads a group that promotes better understanding of what service life is like for children and young people. The Military Liaison Group Education aims to ensure your child’s time at school is t...

School report: Raigmore Primary

Army&You highlights the support that schools worldwide show our military children. This edition, we’re heading to Scotland… Name of school: Raigmore Primary Location: Inverness Number of service pu...

The right to learn

AFF’s F&C team often gets enquiries from those of you who are non-UK nationals and wish to study in the UK. Some of you, and your children, have had to overcome unnecessary hurdles. We’re here to help... W...

What’s your bright idea?

Supporting the Unsung Hero, the free business start-up programme from the University of Wolverhampton and Black Country Chamber of Commerce, is helping people like you to turn bright ideas into successful busin...

Mentoring motivation

Sometimes the best way to learn is from others. Having a mentor can grow your confidence and provide a source of practical support, encouragement and advice. Here at AFF, new starters are paired with buddies to...

Employment empathy

LifeWorks-Families’ employability support programme is completely free for anyone in the forces community. The initiative can help you find your first job, secure a job in the UK after an overseas posting, chan...

Going the distance

Army wife Kayleigh Griffin shares her story of how by studying through distance learning, she has altered her career path to suit the juggling act of military life… Based in Kinloss, Morayshire, Kayleigh has b...

Social squad success

Kelly Wales has been a military spouse since 2009. She’s had seven house moves across five counties and several changes in career – from an account manager for an online property company to an assistant headtea...

The love of learning

Whether it’s education, upskilling, personal development or simply learning something new, training at any level is great for your employment prospects, career progression, wellbeing or just filling your time. ...

A new term

Most of us are used to a flurry of cheerful posts on social media documenting first days, new uniforms and nervous smiles at the beginning of the new school year. This time, however, is likely to feel very dif...