A 50-year-old mother of two from Gateshead has followed her heart from Africa to the North East to become a biology lecturer after completing her higher education studies at college.…Continue
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A new state-of-the-art training facility that provides rail industry apprentices with a realistic working environment has been unveiled
It has been created by Vision Apprentices – a new recruitment service launched by West Nottinghamshire College to help employers deliver long-term apprenticeship opportunities to young people.
Based in Beeston, Nottingham, the…
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After operating in the Education market for over seven years, we are excited to announce…Continue
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Top three! Markus Wernitznig, Kathryn Emmerson and Savannah Bailey…
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Students Strike Gold at Chelsea…Continue
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Tuesday 11th May saw the University of Wales, Newport host a celebration of international education with guests including the university’s Vice Chancellor, Dr Peter Noyes; Director of European and External Affairs for the Welsh Assembly Government, Gary Davies; the Director of Higher Education Wales, Amanda Wilkinson; and Arvid Petersen, Global Executive Chairman of Study Group,…Continue
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Earlier this academic year *20 colleges and training providers used QDP Services to collect the LSC National Learner Survey (NLS) data at the same time as their own learner feedback. Thanks to this online survey facility, these learning and training providers were not only collecting highly valuable learner opinions for quality…Continue
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Derby College is collecting unwanted sports equipment and kit which they plan to send to Malawi as part of an international partnership aimed at improving young people’s sports coaching skills.
Derby College has teamed up with Domasi College in Lilongwe, Malawi, and is sharing the teaching and coaching skills which are already firmly cemented in the UK curriculum with their African counterparts.
A delegation of staff from Domasi…
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An apprentice bricklayer at Derby College has won a place in the national finals of an annual skills competition.
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The Principal of Cambridge Regional College (CRC) is retiring this year after nearly a decade at the helm of one of the country’s most successful Further Education colleges.…Continue
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A FORMER rodeo rider from Bognor Regis is taking his first steps towards a new and very different career as a fully-trained plumber, with renewable energy skills.…
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It is said, the future of any modern, advanced society depends on the fostering of a knowledge culture. Wales has until now lacked its own national society of learning despite both Scotland and Ireland having long established national bodies. The Learned Society of Wales,…Continue
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More than 50 staff at KP Snacks in Ashby de la Zouch have completed work-based training delivered by Corporate College – the skills solution division of Derby College.
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Mahara is an eportfolio system that works in tandem with Moodle. Like Moodle, Mahara is an open source software with developer support available through it’s own community and peer support available through blogs, wikis etc.
Why use Mahara?…
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"Adult Learners' Week, which runs this week, acts as a reminder that education is for life, not just for your teens and early 20s. It’s all too easy to leave school, college or university, get into a career and forget about progressing your skills.…
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ADULT Learners’ Week (May 17 to 21) got off to a flying start at Southampton City College yesterday (May 17) when popular fiction author, Ali Sparkes, visited the college to speak to adult learners in the learning centre.
Ali, a former City College…Continue
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Two fashion students from New College Nottingham (ncn) have been shortlisted in a prestigious national clothing design competition and a further five have been ‘highly commended’.
Tamsyn Whelan (BTEC National Diploma Fashion Design) and Laura Ashley (Foundation Degree Fashion) are two of just ten finalists from across the country who will have their women’s clothing designs judged by industry professionals in the ASBCI Student Design Award 2010 on 18 May. This…Continue
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