Jade McLennan, age 20 from Bolton is one of many success stories that prove for some the best route to learning may not always be a traditional one. Jade was attending Rivington & Blackrod High School in Bolton when she first embarked on a programme aimed at getting her a career in hairdressing. The 14-16 Programme works alongside the National Curriculum by providing access to vocational qualifications usually through a day release system to a local company. Jade recalls, “The 14 –…Continue
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Chris McCarthy, a second year Film and TV student at Stanmore College, has won a much sought after award for ‘best film’ at the BFI (British Film Institute) Film Academy awards.
Film and TV students were encouraged to apply to the film academy at which students gain invaluable experience working alongside professionals who are respected practitioners in their field. They are also offered hands-on filmmaking experience, developing practical knowledge and…Continue
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CULTURE, COACHING AND COLLABORATION: THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS FOR INCORPORATING TECHNOLOGY INTO VOCATionaL TEACHING
Importance of technology in further education highlighted in new research from
City & Guilds’ Centre for Skills Development
Press Release London – 25 February 2014: New research published today by…Continue
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The deadline is looming for entries to a national competition that recognises emerging writing talent in literary criticism, prose fiction and poetry.
The acclaimed Lancaster Writing Awards are open to sixth form A-Level students across the UK.
Now in their second year, the free-to-enter awards are organised by Lancaster University’s English and Creative Writing Department, which is part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).
Top prize in each of the…Continue
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Brooklands College Business & Enterprise students won a bid worth £3000 on Saturday 22nd February, which will see their music festival Boombox Live, an event set up as part of their course, on track to take place for the 2nd year running.
The Dragon’s Den style pitch was held…Continue
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QA Apprenticeships helps to put the future of apprenticeships in young people’s hands in London’s historic County Hall (as seen in Sherlock).
Outstanding IT apprenticeships provider QA is proud to announce its support of The Apprentice Debate on 4 March 2014, at the centre of The Voice of Apprenticeships conference during National Apprenticeship Week.
The Apprentice Debate – sponsored by QA Apprenticeships
Date: 4 March…Continue
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Wimbledon based Capital Training Group (CTG) will be kicking off National Apprenticeship Week with an award ceremony and networking event for local employers, apprentices and stakeholders.
CTG’s Big Breakfast event on Monday 3rd March will welcome the Rt Hon Stephen Hammond MP for Wimbledon and Under Secretary of State for Transport and Merton Chamber of Commerce CEO Diana Sterck as its guest speakers.
Mr Hammond will outline the government’s views on Apprenticeships and the…Continue
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One of its presenters, Alex Holland-Martin, arranged for Steve Hewlett, the only ventriloquist to ever make it to the Britain’s Got Talent finals, to come onto his show. Steve brought…Continue
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Almost half of respondents to a survey by iStorage at education technology show Bett 2014 reveal losing portable storage devices containing confidential data
Research conducted by iStorage at the recent Bett 2014 education technology conference has revealed that 45% of respondents have lost a portable storage device that contained personal or work related data – a 7% rise from last year’s survey at the…Continue
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Amy Turlington shared her own experiences of over nine years caring for her mother as part of an event marking the introduction of the first ever Young Carers ID for Leicestershire, Leicester…Continue
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The new release of Exam Scheduler software from Scientia, global market leaders in resource management solutions to the higher and further education sectors, is making examination planning in higher education easier and more cost effective by optimising exam loads while reducing the time…Continue
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A group of Uxbridge College students awarded £7,000 in grants to set up a vintage styling company are getting ready for their charity gala launch night on March 4.
The students – who have named their business Frock & Roll – are holding the event at the Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes and…Continue
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A group of Complementary Therapy students from Cardiff and Vale College have been thanked for their hard work during work placements at a South Wales self-help centre.
The students practised Reflexology at the Sandville Self-help Centre which is based in Bridgend and Porthcawl.…Continue
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Frankie Holland, 16, from Hornchurch, is studying sport at the College as part of its football academy which is run in conjunction with…Continue
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The College achieved the Investors in People (IIP) Gold Award after assessors met with College staff to…Continue
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Art students from Cardiff and Vale College are displaying their work and polishing their entrepreneurial skills at an exhibition in a Cardiff Bay art centre.
The 12 Foundation Degree students have arranged and organised the 3 Degrees exhibition, which will run in Craft in the Bay until…Continue
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The College has a number of days and events where prospective students can visit to discuss courses. Further details can be obtained from the College or from the forthcoming events section on the main page: www.plumpton.ac.uk Plumpton College is situated in an attractive…Continue
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Apprenticeship Week takes place during 3rd-7th March 2014.
Plumpton College is holding the following events during Apprenticeship Week:
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