Gold Award for Warrington Collegiate
Staff and students will be pleased to hear that Warrington Collegiate is making the college a safer and healthier place. Gary Lindsay, Health and Safety Officer at Warrington Collegiate travelled to the CardiacSmart Awards at the Reebok Stadium, Bolton, to pick up a Gold award in recognition of the College’s dedication to raising awareness of heart health, basic life support as well as installing four defibrillators and…Continue
Released by Jenni Wood on December 13, 2013 at 11:57
Star Cambridge Regional College apprentices Martyn Lee and Lewis Bourne have won Bronze and Highly Commended in the Skills Show 2013 – the Olympics of the skills world.
The two proved themselves among the country’s top talents in a tough three days of testing in the WorldSkills UK finals at the show, watched by thousands of visitors to the event at the NEC in Birmingham.
Apprentice plumber Martyn narrowly missed out on the top position to take Bronze, behind two…Continue
Released by Lynn O'Shea on December 13, 2013 at 10:33
Kidderminster College today announced it intends to join NCG, one of the largest and most successful education and training groups in the country.
The College announced earlier this year it was seeking a suitable partner. It received proposals from a number of organisations interested in linking up, and has…Continue
Released by Caroline Anderson on December 13, 2013 at 9:50
Stacy wants more women into sport
Stacy Birchall, Lecturer in Sport at Warrington Collegiate is on a mission, to attract more females into a career in sport.
Stacy explains, “Here at Warrington Collegiate we have fantastic facilities, for fitness, training and sports in general. We have already doubled the number of girls onto the sports courses at college this year. However some females are discouraged, fearing they could be the only female in the class. But I can…Continue
Released by Jenni Wood on December 12, 2013 at 18:06
Students from Barking & Dagenham College visited Parkview Care Home in Dagenham recently to put on a festive concert for residents.
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Sir Peter Oliver Gershon KBE, currently Chairman of Tate & Lyle Plc and, since January 2012, Chairman of the FTSE 20 company, National Grid Plc, visited Stanmore College on Tuesday 10 December. Sir Peter spoke to students about his 40+ year career and conveyed how employment in industry is changing in the digital age.
Students were captivated to hear about his career which spans over international computing, telecommunications and defence industries. Sir Peter was first…Continue
Released by Dharmini Mistry on December 12, 2013 at 10:34
It was interesting to note that nine out of 10 (91%) FE staff surveyed recently by Capita reported that student numbers in their institutions had remained static or increased since last year.
Despite these seemingly healthy numbers, over a third (36%) of…