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February 2010 Press Releases (61)

South Essex College is fluent in the language of fashion for major European project

South Essex College of Further & Higher Education is proving itself fluent in the language of fashion as it plays an important part of The Comenius Programme, a major project aimed at schools, colleges and local authorities right across Europe.…


Added by Dean Newman on February 16, 2010 at 15:49 — No Comments

Formula fun for South Essex College students at Autosport 2010 show


Added by Dean Newman on February 16, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

South Essex College reaches new heights with charity balloon launch

It was a case…


Added by Dean Newman on February 16, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

Nelson and Colne College students scoop top business prize

Nelson and Colne College is celebrating after a team of talented Sixth Form Business Studies students won the top accolade at Lancaster University…


Added by Sarah Forrest on February 16, 2010 at 14:35 — No Comments

Skills to tackle climate change

12 of the West Midlands region’s leading environmental organisations, steering groups and training bodies have come together to implement workforce training that will enable organisations to become greener and reduce their carbon footprints. The Skills for Climate Change and Sustainable Development project led by Birmingham Metropolitan College and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) focuses on reducing CO2 emissions from existing buildings, where some 40% of our energy resources are… Continue

Added by Shobby Patel on February 16, 2010 at 14:20 — No Comments

Michelin-star chef shows support for new skills suite


Added by Lucy Mulloy on February 16, 2010 at 10:45 — No Comments

New College Nottingham to deliver training in The Gambia

New College Nottingham (ncn) will train Hospitality and Tourism workers in The Gambia in April, as part of an educational collaboration with the Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI). A team from…


Added by Lucy Mulloy on February 15, 2010 at 13:04 — No Comments

Preparing students for the top professions

Many young people dream of pursuing a career in medicine, teaching, law or journalism…but due to the stringent entry criteria, only the very best will be accepted onto these prestigious courses. Helping the young people from Pendle and the surrounding areas to achieve their ambitions, Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form is able to offer specialist Pre-Professional…


Added by Sarah Forrest on February 15, 2010 at 11:40 — No Comments

City College Brighton and Hove gets off the mark with the Brighton Marathon

City College, the largest provider of Further Education in Brighton and Hove, has announced details of its involvement with the first ever Brighton Marathon which is taking place on Sunday April 18th. The College is sponsoring a special trophy for the first Brightonian male and female runner to finish, which will be…


Added by Brian Bell on February 15, 2010 at 10:24 — No Comments


How will Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects equip young people for jobs and careers in a low-carbon economy?

What role should industry play in engaging and inspiring young people in STEM and bridging the gap between classroom achievement…


Added by BrionyMansell-Lewis on February 10, 2010 at 14:12 — No Comments

Deputy Minister learns new skills for Apprenticeship Week at Barry College

Welsh Assembly Deputy Minister for Science, Innovation and Skills Lesley Griffiths visited Barry College last week to take part in the hands-on training that the College provides.…


Added by Chris Baker on February 10, 2010 at 11:24 — No Comments

QDP survey data reveals: UK Employers satisfied with training their employees receive

QDP Services has revealed employer satisfaction figures based on opinions of 5,469 employers from 56 education and training providers nationwide. The results show that most employers are very happy with the training services available to them and their employees.…


Added by Sylvia Brown on February 10, 2010 at 10:56 — No Comments

Barnfield Races Ahead

Students at Barnfield College Luton are speeding towards the finishing line, working on a real-live racing car.

Twenty-four motor sports students have spent the past two months carefully refurbishing the bodywork of a £12,000 Formule Renault, supplied by Stanbridge Motor Sports of Leighton Buzzard.

The 1999 Renault, which can reach 0-100 in five seconds, has competed in the Kimi Raikonnen Cup.

The body repair and paint refinishing students repaired stress cracks and splits with… Continue

Added by geoffrey howe on February 10, 2010 at 10:32 — No Comments

Apprenticeship grant boost for North East employers

Firms in the North East are seeing the value of apprenticeship programmes…


Added by Anna Graham on February 10, 2010 at 9:58 — No Comments

LSN strengthens e-learning capabilities with acquisition of LRI

Education organisation LSN has further reinforced its position as a leading supplier in the learning and skills sector with the acquisition of independent learning and e-solutions provider Learning Resources International (LRI).…


Added by Elizabeth Marshall on February 10, 2010 at 9:31 — No Comments

Key Training expands in the Commercial Training Market




12th January, 2010. Windsor, Berkshire. Established for over 28 years, independent learning and development companies, WWP and Key Training have joined forces to provide their private and public sector clients with a truly comprehensive portfolio of training programmes and related services.

With fully operational training centres… Continue

Added by andrew dunsire on February 10, 2010 at 0:33 — No Comments

It all adds up for Maths Olympians at Bedford College

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Added by Sue Gough on February 9, 2010 at 18:00 — No Comments

Cambridge Mayor and CRC Principal go 'Back to the Floor' for Apprenticeship Week

Cambridge Regional College Principal goes 'Back to the Floor' for Apprenticeship Week

9 February…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on February 9, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

Tenners to give away to students!!!

Make Your Mark with a Tenner loans young people £10 for one month and challenges them to make a profit and make a difference in just one month – March 2010 to be precise!…


Added by Kate Fredericks on February 8, 2010 at 16:30 — No Comments

College promotions put sports’ academy on fast track to success

The driving force behind a highly successful Tyneside sports’ academy has netted the top spot following promotion.…


Added by Andy Bruce on February 8, 2010 at 11:35 — No Comments

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