Digital Programme Enablement Manager
“Maik Or-mund” | he/him
Mike is responsible for the maintenance and continuous development of our digital channels, including maintaining our website, online forms, and internal intranet pages. He also provides digital support for our marketing and is responsible for creating the quarterly newsletter.
He is passionate about diversity and inclusion, and with this in mind has worked to make our programmes more accessible and inclusive, such as our bursaries. He also started an LGBTQ+ support network at City & Guilds, which has been running since 2020.
He studied Media, Culture and Communications at University in Leeds and now lives in Cheshire with his partner. In his spare time he loves cooking and trying new foods, and he is a keen knitter.
intellection | achiever | ideation | analytical | relator
The latest stories from Mike Ormand on the City & Guilds Foundation website:
According to the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) (2023), women represent only 15% of the construction workforce. At the same time, the construction industry is facing a skills shortage suggesting that this crucial source of talent is being under-utilised. Dedicated to addressing this unequal gender balance and providing women with a route into the construction industry, Coleg Gwent – one of Wales’ largest and top-performing higher education colleges – has been working in collaboration...
We are excited to announce a new collaboration with sustainable business analysts, The Green Edge, to produce a bespoke podcast series, designed to help us respond to the latest developments in green skills markets.
In this edition of our newsletter, we share our Prison Impact report as well as the fantastic work being done to support rehabilitation and reduce re-offending.
This is a guest post by Dick Palmer, Chair of City & Guilds Foundation and City & Guilds Group Trustee Being Chair of the City & Guilds Foundation is one of the jobs I am most proud of and privileged to undertake. There is so much social need in the world and so many people deserving of our support, so it’s a pleasure to be able to be a tiny part of making a difference – particularly in combating key societal issues through the work that is happening across the Foundation. Whilst...
The City and Guilds of London Institute pays loyal tribute and offers congratulations to Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla
The City and Guilds of London Institute pays loyal tribute and offers congratulations to Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla on the occasion of their Coronation and wishes them a long and happy reign. City & Guilds was founded under royal patronage by the City and Corporation of London and 16 of the Livery Companies (the great craft Guilds) in 1878. Queen Victoria granted a Royal Charter in 1900 recognising City & Guilds role in the encouragement and development of...
In our Spring 2023 newsletter we launch our Neurodiversity Index, share how we are supporting UK youth into meaningful employment and more.
From all of us at the City & Guilds Foundation, we’d like to wish you Happy Holidays if you celebrate, or a great break if you don’t.
Demonstrating the impact of outstanding training with The Princess Royal Training Awards class of 2022
This year 46 organisations came together at London’s Banqueting House on Tuesday 6th December to be personally congratulated on stage by HRH The Princess Royal, alongside Chief Executive of City & Guilds, Kirstie Donnelly MBE and Chair of City & Guilds, Dame Ann Limb.
This guest post is by Jordan Stevenson, the Diversity and Inclusion Product Lead at City & Guilds City & Guilds, in partnership with the Education Training Foundation: SEND excellence gateway, are launching a series of tools to support inclusive learning. This project was run as part of our Inclusive Curriculum Framework work at City & Guilds, to equip our trainers to confidently support students with disabilities. Being able to effectively support learners with disabilities in the...