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April 2016 Press Releases (21)

FE Community is now incorporated into FE News.

The new way to sign up to FE Community and to submit press releases and events is now through the newly launched www.FENews.co.uk

The new site is centred around FE News providing a positive platform for the sector to share best practice, innovation and emerging strategy. FE…

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Added by FEnews on April 20, 2016 at 12:34 — No Comments

New Concept FE News site is being launched next week



The new site is centred around FE News providing a positive platform for the sector to share best practice, innovation and emerging strategy. They are merging FE Community back into FE News and the new FE Community will be the heart beat of the new FE News site.…

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Added by FEnews on April 18, 2016 at 11:02 — No Comments

Understanding the value of a good apprenticeship

Carwood’s general manager Anthony James understands the value of a good apprenticeship – having started his now successful career as an apprentice – and he also appreciates the help provided by The Apprenticeship Works service to make sure the right young people walk through his door…

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Added by Jane Williams on April 18, 2016 at 8:37 — No Comments

Birmingham Metropolitan College training leads to job success at West Midland Safari Park

 

Photograph shows: Alison Marshall of BMet College and Mark Brooks of West Midland Safari Park welcome new recruits James Bennett, Darrell Williams and John Breen. (photograph by Amelia Rabin)

45 people have been employed by West Midland Safari Park as the result…

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Added by Shobby Patel on April 15, 2016 at 15:38 — No Comments

Significant investment in Cardiff International Sports Stadium to be made through CAVC and Cardiff City House of Sport partnership

Cardiff International Sports Stadium is now officially being managed by a partnership between Cardiff and Vale College and Cardiff City House of Sport after a proposal to secure the future of the facility was agreed by Cardiff Council in March 2015.

 

Effective from 1st April 2016, the…

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Added by Chris Baker on April 13, 2016 at 13:56 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College joins forces with new partners to offer more Higher Education courses

Cardiff and Vale College has joined forces with a range of new partner universities to offer a range of exciting new higher education courses, enabling to people to study for a degree without leaving college.

 

The College is working with the University of Birmingham and Buckingham New University, alongside Cardiff Met, Kingston University, the University of South Wales and the University of West London to give people the opportunity to gain a university-level qualification in…

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Added by Chris Baker on April 13, 2016 at 13:25 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College and Principality enter into unique partnership to boost student employability

Cardiff and Vale College has entered into a unique partnership with Wales’ largest building society to further boost the employability of its students.

 

In its first such collaboration with a further education institution, Principality Building Society will team up with CAVC in a partnership…

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Added by Chris Baker on April 12, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

Cambridge Regional College students to represent East Anglia at British Colleges Championships

Two young athletes from Cambridge Regional College are off to the finals of the British Colleges National Championships this month, one of the largest annual sporting events in the country.…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on April 11, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

Hadlow College and West Kent College choose Intuition for their Student Services teams

In 2014 Hadlow College took over West Kent and Ashford College, a result of disseverment of K-College, to form the Hadlow Group.

Hadlow College has been graded as “Outstanding” by Ofsted for both Teaching and Care Provision.  The College places considerable emphasis on the safeguarding and well‑being of its learners throughout their time at the College in order to create a perfect and secure learning environment.

Shortly after the takeover it became obvious that the Group would…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on April 11, 2016 at 8:20 — No Comments

Product Technology Partners - Experienced Software and Hardware Engineers from Cambridge

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (Ning) April 09, 2016 - Founded in 2000 by Dr. Martin Saxon, Product Technology Partners, Software Developers from Cambridge, specializes in software development, test & measurement, machine control, systems integration, national instruments, legacy support and turnkey solutions. Together, the company is an expert in delivering National Instrument solutions - Leading LabVIEW and LabWindows/CVI Experts. PTP is an ISO 9001 Certified Engineering Consultancy with…

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Added by Mike Purday on April 9, 2016 at 12:47 — No Comments

ADRIAN BEVINGTON APPOINTED AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR AT MITRE GROUP

The board of directors of Mitre Group today announced the appointment of Adrian Bevington as Associate Director with the company with immediate effect.

 

Adrian was the Former English Football Association Managing Director of England National Teams and Director of…

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Added by Dawn Spendlove on April 8, 2016 at 16:06 — No Comments

AAT ANNOUNCES SHORTLIST FOR TRAINING PROVIDER AWARDS 2016

Friday 8 April 2016

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) today reveals the shortlist for this year’s Training Provider Awards, which celebrate the achievements of providers and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the delivery of AAT qualifications.

Over 100 applications, a record for the awards which are now in their third year, were received across 12 categories, including a new award for ‘AAT Champion’. In addition, the shortlist for the ‘Tutor of the…

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Added by AAT on April 8, 2016 at 10:27 — No Comments

Joining the RH Nuttal family business

With lots of apprentices working at one of Birmingham’s oldest family businesses, RH Nuttal managing director Ian Nuttal is as much a father-figure to his young employees as he is their boss…

“It is thanks to The Apprenticeship Works who understand our business that we get the right apprentices for us – young people who are willing to learn about what we do and what our customers want,” says Ian.

“Apprentices who come here through The Apprenticeship Works are already interviewed…

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Added by Jane Williams on April 7, 2016 at 11:24 — No Comments

Student conference focuses on mental wellbeing

Mental wellbeing was top of the agenda when students at Cambridge Regional College staged a conference and series of workshops focusing on positive thinking.

The event, organised by students on a Foundation Learning Options course, included a thought-provoking film on mental health along…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on April 7, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

Skills Competition Wales success for Cardiff and Vale College learners

Cardiff and Vale College students have won an impressive seven awards in the latest round of Skills Competition Wales, in disciplines ranging from Beauty Therapy through IT to Vehicle Painting.

 

The College recently hosted six heats of the competition, including five all Wales finals, at its new…

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Added by Chris Baker on April 6, 2016 at 13:56 — No Comments

Media students stage 30-hour fundraiser at Cambridge Regional College

Students at Cambridge Regional College worked through the day and night in a 30-hour media marathon to raise funds for their business enterprises and local charity Centre 33.

A hundred students took part in the mammoth challenge, spending the night at the college as they worked in shifts to…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on April 6, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Kent CP initiative gains momentum with 27 schools

A further 18 schools in Kent have joined an initiative to offer the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) from September 2017, taking the total number of schools involved to 27. The initiative is the second phase of a successful CP pilot, initiated by Kent County Council in partnership with IB, which commenced in 2012.

The CP is designed for students wishing to…

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Added by International Baccalaureate on April 6, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form students to benefit from new progression agreement

Photo: City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College…

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Added by Kerryanne Clancy on April 6, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

More than just a student - CAVC learners star in new #morethanjustaclassroom campaign

Cardiff and Vale College students are the stars of new advertising campaign encouraging people to beat the queues and apply now for courses at the College in September.

 

The #morethanjustaclassroom campaign, coming soon to a noticeboard or location near you, highlights the…

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Added by Chris Baker on April 6, 2016 at 9:25 — No Comments

Pearson - AELP research identifies barriers to young people working or training

A lack of awareness about vocational learning routes into work may be holding back many young people from finding sustainable employment, according to a new report published by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) and Pearson, the world’s largest learning company.…

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Added by Aidan Relf on April 4, 2016 at 14:11 — No Comments

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