Participate in our short survey for marketing and business development professionals in further education “The state of Employer Engagement in Further Education” and get your voice heard.
The demands on employer engagement teams are increasing, the technology available now wasn't a few years ago.
What professionals such as you think about the current state and what challenges you face? Participate and help us challenge how things are done.
The results will give you an…Continue
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Foundation Degree Art students from Cardiff and Vale College have organised ‘Combination’ – an exhibition of their work in Cardiff Bay art venue Craft in the Bay.
The exhibition features work in textiles, ceramics and graphic design and will run at Craft in the Bay until March 19th. Many of…Continue
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A group of 43 French Aeronautical Engineering students recently came to Cardiff and Vale College to brush up on their English skills and get a taste of the UK Aero industry.
The students, aged between 16 and 25, were from the MFR IMAA College in Cruseilles, France. They have chosen a career in an…Continue
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The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) and Association of Colleges (AoC) bring you a one day Summit focusing on embedding sustainability into a college context.
The EAUC acknowledges the need for a more…Continue
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New CPD for FE and Skills practitioners teaching maths in vocational courses
The Education and Training Foundation has commissioned and funded a new series of free at point of delivery, professional development workshops to enhance mathematics capacity across the further education and training sector. The sessions are being delivered by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) and are open to tutors, teachers and trainers…Continue
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Caption: Barnsley College's e-learning apprentices
Aspiring e-learning designers from across the country will be visiting the Learning Technologies Show taking place at Olympia, London this week from 28-29 January.
These young students are currently doing their…Continue
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A top choreographer travelling from China has spent his first days in the UK at Loughborough College selecting a group of dancers to perform for an audience of thousands.
The former principle dancer with the Beijing Dance Company Rong Tao will work with a range of schools, colleges, community…Continue
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Burnley College is saving around four days a month in reduced man hours after implementing finance management and integrated electronic workflow software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced). The College, which has 7,000 students, has already started to see benefits since implementing OpenAccounts and eBIS at the start of the academic year.
Advanced was selected following a tendering process involving six other software providers.
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Aramark, a global provider of food, facilities management and uniform services, has brought the worlds of catering and hospitality to life for Chichester College students in an annual ‘Enterprise Day’.
The event saw a senior Aramark team deliver business insights, skills-share workshops, interactive sessions and quizzes to 185 students studying at the college for a range of qualifications from level 1 to Level 5 in Hospitality, Catering and Tourism. The aim was to boost…Continue
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Watch a new video, produced by the Education and Training Foundation, filmed at the 2014 Vocational Education and Training (VET) conference. The film outlines what is meant by ‘Vocational Education and Training’, and raises what happened when different parts of the sector were brought together to discuss the future agenda. It also showcases some great vocational training in action.
Watch the video now! …
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Photocaption: Mesma’s new website improves access to the latest improvement planning and self-assessment software
Improved access to a range of advanced, cost effective improvement planning and self-assessment software is available at online specialists Mesma’s…Continue
Added by Andy Bruce on January 26, 2015 at 12:37 — No Comments
One in a million
A lecturer at Warrington Collegiate has reached over a million hits on his YouTube channel. Rory Lees-Oakes, Senior Lecturer in Counseling set up his YouTube channel give lectures in counseling and psychotherapy for his students to enhance their classroom studies, but it quickly became popular across the world and now Rory is seeing with hits from the USA, Australia, New Zealand India and Japan to name a few!
Rory comments, “It’s…Continue
Added by Jenni Wood on January 26, 2015 at 10:58 — No Comments
Cookery students at City of Bristol College recently worked with a top Bristol chef as part of a catering master class, creating a gourmet meal for 50 guests.
The menu, devised and cooked by Matt Lord and College students, included: Butternut squash and pumpkin veloute, Somerset pigeon and sweet onion tart, beetroot and juniper cured seat trout and rump of Nailsea lamb and custard tart, poached rhubarb and ginger ice cream.
Adrian Kirikmaa, Restaurant and Kitchen…Continue
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Cambridge University’s Clare College has joined forces with the Prince’s Trust at Cambridge Regional College to offer work experience to young people – helping to boost their job prospects.
Clare College Finance Manager Jackie Lince instigated the connection after attending a CRC…Continue
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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London attended the ‘MoneyWise Job Fair 2’ last week (13 and 14 January) to advise on courses, apprenticeships and traineeships, as well as offering free hairdressing and beauty treatments to visitors. Held at the beautiful Decorium in Wood Green,…Continue
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THE OUTSTANDING achievements of Weston College students, staff and business associates were honoured at a gala ceremony this week (January 21)
The annual ‘Celebration…Continue
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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London has the most satisfied learners in London, and that’s official - according to the latest FE choices 2013/14 student satisfaction survey. The College topped the list with an incredible 89% of students saying they are satisfied. This…Continue
Added by Karen O'Connor on January 21, 2015 at 14:16 — No Comments
An IT Teacher from The College of North West London has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for his excellent teaching. Ali Sharif is one of a handful of teachers across the UK to be nominated for a Times Educational Supplement (TES) award for ‘Teacher of the…Continue
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