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February 2012 Press Releases (127)

New Community First Responders will help college and community

Newly-qualified Community First Responders at Cambridge Regional College are ready to step in to provide life-saving treatment in an emergency at the college or in the community.

CRC’s new Community First Responders: Russ McPherson, Ian Flood, Nicole Ebanks,

Stacey Evenett and Sue Smith


Four members of the in-house Security Student Liaison team, headed by Security Manager Russ McPherson, and Health and Welfare…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on February 29, 2012 at 16:44 — No Comments

Alderwood announce winners of their National Apprenticeship Week awards for Assessor of the Year & Line Manager of the Year


As part of National Apprenticeship Week, and to acknowledge the critical role of those working within the training industry, Alderwood Education opened nominations for their annual awards in the following categories:

  • Apprenticeship Assessor of the Year
  • Apprenticeship Line Manager / Supervisor of the Year

We would like to thank everyone who submitted nominations. We had an overwhelming response and the calibre of nominees was exceptionally high. It…


Added by Josie Hughes on February 29, 2012 at 15:31 — No Comments

Exeter Chiefs Academy at Bicton College produces England Colleges and county level players in first season

The Exeter Chiefs Academy at Bicton College is going from strength to strength in its set-up year with a clear player pathway being established between the college programme and the club academy already.

On the back of his success with the England Colleges two victories over Portugal U19s in the…


Added by Bicton College on February 29, 2012 at 14:53 — No Comments

Joy as Les Mis star joins college show

A STARLET whose credits include the West End stage productions of Les Miserables and Mamma Mia! has been inspired to join the cast of a Havering College show taking place at the London Palladium.


Sophia Ragavelas - who received rave reviews as Eponine and Fantine in…


Added by Havering College on February 29, 2012 at 14:41 — No Comments

Bicton College’s brand new EaRTH project opens its doors

On Wednesday 29th February, Bicton College’s innovative new Environmental and Renewable Technologies Hub (EaRTH) holds…


Added by Bicton College on February 29, 2012 at 13:41 — No Comments



AN up-and-coming singer-songwriter from Weston-super-Mare returned to his old college this week to shoot a video for his latest single.…


Added by Tom Henry on February 29, 2012 at 12:53 — No Comments

Primary School pupils cook up a treat at Bromley College

Pupils from James Dixon Primary School visited Bromley College of Further & Higher Education on 9th February for a fun cooking session with the College’s Hospitality & Catering students.

The group of 47 pupils, aged s even and eight, spent the afternoon with Bromley students making a range of…


Added by Bromley College on February 29, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

New Thurrock Campus will be a quantum leap forward

The latest image of what the new Thurrock Campus of South Essex College is expected to look like when it opens its doors in September 2014, has been released.

The image, along with initial plans for the two buildings that will create the new £45 million Campus, was unveiled to local journalists,…


Added by Dean Newman on February 29, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Derby College

Derby College is among the first FE colleges in the East Midlands to become a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy - providing an opportunity for aspiring young entrepreneurs to realise and achieve their business dreams.

The Enterprise Academy – the UK's first non-profit educational institution dedicated to teaching enterprise and entrepreneurship – is the brainchild of Dragons' Den star Peter Jones CBE, who had a vision to…


Added by Derby College on February 29, 2012 at 11:28 — No Comments

Football Apprenticeship Expansion at Derby College

Alfreton Town Football Club is launching the second phase of its Community Academy initiative – giving local young people the chance to gain sports leadership qualifications through a pioneering apprenticeship programme.

The Club, which was promoted last season to the Blue Square Bet Premier Division, is working with Derby College to recruit the…


Added by Derby College on February 29, 2012 at 11:27 — No Comments

Bromley College host Young Carers Performing Arts Showcase

Bromley College of Further & High er Education hosted Carers Bromley’s Young Carers Performing Arts Activity Week during half term, which culminated in a showcase performance attended by approximately 80 guests and guest of honour the Deputy Mayor, Counsellor Reg Adams.



Added by Bromley College on February 29, 2012 at 10:51 — No Comments

PCSO unlocks potential for new policy after completing training programme

A visionary police community support officer has helped unlock the potential for his force to tap into additional funding from property developers to help police its county’s growing population.

PCSO Rob Elton has enabled Warwickshire Police…


Added by Advent Communications on February 29, 2012 at 8:46 — No Comments

A place on the judging panel for Bev

With a career in the Beauty industry spanning over 20 years Beverley Braisdell brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role as Beauty Lecturer at Wigan & Leigh College. 

Bev is also a professional make-up artist and an accomplished author of the Hair and Make-up Artist’s Handbook.  She is a member of the HABIA Nail Services Forum and works closely with City & Guilds as an external verifier, examiner and qualification advisor. 

Bev also writes for Scratch…


Added by Sandra Stephen on February 28, 2012 at 12:01 — No Comments

Outstanding Performance Indicator Scores for Hereward College!

FE Choices (formerly Framework for Excellence) have recently released the performance indicator scores for 2009/2010/2011. The publication updates the information available on Success Rates and Learner…


Added by Hereward College on February 28, 2012 at 10:00 — No Comments

Fashion Show is by ‘Royals’ appointment

The glitz and glam of London Fashion Week may have just come to a close but Fashion students from South Essex College will soon be catwalking tall on their own runway at The Royals Shopping Centre in Southend.

The free event, on Saturday 24th March, heralds the launch of the shopping centre’s Spring…


Added by Dean Newman on February 28, 2012 at 9:19 — No Comments

Students See the Scientific Side of Sport

Lowestoft College students got to see the high-tec side of the sporting world by visiting Buckinghamshire New University in High Wycombe.

The Level 3 Sport students explored the university’s revolutionary performance laboratory which uses top-of-the-range scientific assessments to put athletes’ strengths and weaknesses to the test. The session was led by Gary Peters, who regularly analyses top athletes including professional rugby players and has also worked with some of those who…


Added by Karen Taylor on February 27, 2012 at 15:17 — No Comments

Makeup Treat for Hounslow Shoppers

Between 24-25 February, West Thames College’s talented makeup students performed live-demonstrations at the Treaty Shopping Centre in Hounslow as part of the Hounslow Fashion Week(end) celebrations.

Stopping shoppers in their tracks with an incredible display of bodypainting and theatrical makeup techniques,…


Added by West Thames College on February 27, 2012 at 12:24 — No Comments

No thanks university – I love my apprenticeship!

A Newcastle apprentice has secured her first job after turning her back on the increasingly expensive university route to employment.

Sophie Hood, 18, from Dinnington, Newcastle, intended to study criminology at university when she completed her A Levels. But the high price of university fees saw…


Added by Access Training on February 27, 2012 at 9:00 — No Comments

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