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May 2011 Press Releases (82)

Christian has art project all wrapped up

Ever wondered what you can do with 15 large rolls of sellotape in eight hours? Christian Westgarth, a 17 year old AS Level student, from Great Wakering, studying Art and Design at South Essex College did and created three humanoid sellotape figures as part of his end of year exam.

And you can’t say that… Continue

Added by Dean Newman on May 31, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments

New addition to the ZootAlore! team

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Katie Portman

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31 May 2011


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Added by Adrian Oldfield on May 31, 2011 at 15:10 — No Comments

Local dance and comedy stars put their best feet forward as Festival patrons

Southend Festival celebrates its ninth birthday this year and helping fly the flag for the town’s media and creative arts scene as Southend Festival patrons are local award winning choreographer, video and sound artist, Darren Johnston, and local funny man, Russell Kane.

Darren Johnston…


Added by Dean Newman on May 31, 2011 at 14:48 — No Comments

Coleg Morgannwg leading the way for a healthier and happier Wales



Coleg Morgannwg leading the way for a healthier and happier Wales


Coleg Morgannwg has become the first further education college in Wales to receive a prestigious award for its high standards of health and well-being.

As one of the largest providers of education and training, Coleg Morgannwg has been working hard to maintain and improve the health and well-being of its staff…


Added by Aled Gamble on May 31, 2011 at 11:20 — No Comments

TrainingCheck.com - New Technology for Training Evaluation

Training Check Ltd has today announced the release of TrainingCheck.com, its online training evaluation tool.


With its release, TrainingCheck.com offers a new approach to delivering and reporting on training evaluations by combining survey technology with dedicated training evaluation content. 


“TrainingCheck.com was developed because we felt that the training evaluation options available did not meet the needs and/or resources of most organisations and…


Added by Dominic Rapley on May 31, 2011 at 9:59 — No Comments

Inventive students display their work


A group of forty Engineering students, who recently completed their Higher National Diplomas and Higher National Certificates at Central Sussex College, presented their final projects to a group of invited guests from the…


Added by Victoria Lockwood on May 31, 2011 at 8:48 — No Comments

Kind-hearted staff raise money for local Hospice

Staff from national qualification provider, NCFE have raised over £800 to support Marie Curie Cancer Care in the North East.


As part of the ‘Great Daffodil Appeal,’ Marie Curie’s biggest annual fundraising event, the NCFE team supported the charity by collecting money on Northumberland Street in Newcastle City Centre.


The funds raised will help support patients in the North East, both at the Marie Curie Hospice in Newcastle and across the region in their own…


Added by Sarah O'Mahoney on May 27, 2011 at 12:50 — No Comments

Adult Learning In Salford Celebrated At Special Event

Adult Learners’ Week Awards 2011 held to celebrate the success of adult learners across Salford


On Saturday 21st May a special event took place at Salford City College, Walkden Sixth Form Centre to celebrate the success and dedication of all adult learners in Salford.


The event, which was organised by Salford City College, Salford City Council and the Broughton Trust, awarded adults who are engaged in learning across Salford via the college,…


Added by Salford City College on May 27, 2011 at 8:17 — No Comments

Students Celebrate At Sportspersons Dinner

A special VIP dinner and awards celebration is held for sporting college students.


Sporting professionals of tomorrow gathered at Swinton Park Golf Club on Thursday 19th May, to celebrate their successes and achievements this year, at Salford City College’s inaugural Sportspersons Dinner.


The event was also attended by special VIPs from the sporting world, including former England defender, Earl Barrett, Social Inclusion Manager at…


Added by Salford City College on May 27, 2011 at 8:07 — No Comments

Dundee College Drives Cost Savings and Operational Efficiencies

Enabling it to achieve cost savings and operational efficiencies, Dundee College has installed the Liberty Library Management System (LMS) from Softlink, a world-leading developer of library management systems and information management software solutions.  


The system brings extensive benefits to college management and library staff. Being able to use email and texting tools to alert students if they have overdue books has saved the college time, effort and resources,…


Added by Softlink on May 26, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments

Eco homes teach students about sustainable construction


Added by Nicola Grimshaw on May 25, 2011 at 15:28 — No Comments

Barry College student Alan comes second in prestigious competition to find the best electrician in Wales

Barry College student Alan Bevan has won silver in a national skills competition for his skills as an electrician.


Alan came second in the all-Wales heat of SkillElectric Wales, a competition organised by Sector Skills Council SummitSkills. The 22-year-old Electrical Installation Part 3…


Added by Chris Baker on May 25, 2011 at 14:23 — No Comments

Student's giant gorilla to greet visitors at Sand Sculpture event

A giant gorilla created from tubular steel by a Weston College student will be one of the biggest talking points at this year's Sand Sculpture Festival on Weston-super-Mare's beach.



Added by Tom Henry on May 25, 2011 at 14:10 — No Comments

Nottingham college wins national education award

New College Nottingham (ncn) is one of only two colleges in the UK to be crowned winner of an Epilepsy Action education award in recognition of its work in supporting students with epilepsy.


The college was presented with an ‘Edward’ award on Friday 20 May as part of National Epilepsy Week…


Added by Lucy Mulloy on May 25, 2011 at 12:06 — No Comments

Weston College Music Festival all set to showcase new talent



A new Music Festival being held at Weston College's University Campus will highlight emerging talent from two courses.



Added by Tom Henry on May 25, 2011 at 10:06 — No Comments

Chesterfield College team cooks up a storm at Derbyshire Food and Drink Festival

Visitors to the extremely popular Derbyshire Food and Drink Festival held at Hardwick Hall on Saturday witnessed a fantastic demonstration by Chesterfield College Catering Lecturer, Ian Matthews and his two students James Raymond Barker and Hussein Kamkar.



Added by Chesterfield College on May 25, 2011 at 8:39 — No Comments

Helping Public Sector Employees Transition to Private Sector Employment

Online re-employment assistance provider MyWorkSearch has launched a series of live interactive online webinars to help public sector employees assist their colleagues to deal with the challenge of moving to the private sector.

When they apply for a job in the private sector, almost 90% of public sector candidates underperform compared to candidates from the private sector.

A recent survey by Hays showed that private sector employers find that candidates from…


Added by Darren Francis on May 23, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

Symmetry signs up to ‘Cloud Vendor Charter’ as more colleges turn to cloud-based accounting


Bristol, UK, 23rd May 2011 – Symmetry, a financial management systems provider has become one of the first suppliers to sign up to BASDA’s (Business Application Software Developer’s Association) ‘Cloud Vendor Charter’ that encourages vendors to…


Added by Symmetry on May 23, 2011 at 12:55 — No Comments

‘DJ J Daly’ spins his way to success with vocational skills

Seventeen year old James Daly has high hopes of being named one of the UK’s top new musical talents, when he travels to Ibiza this summer to compete in the British Student DJ championships.


James, aka ‘DJ J Daly’, completed an NCFE Level 2 Performance Skills qualification in his home town of Liverpool last year.


During the two year, part-time vocational course, he was tasked to produce short pieces of music and performed to local audiences which helped him set…


Added by Sarah O'Mahoney on May 20, 2011 at 12:23 — No Comments

Survey manager - a new, cost effective survey solution from QDP

QDP’s brand new online survey toolkit, Survey Manager is about to be launched to help the sector make financial savings without compromising the information that supports quality improvement planning and retains tried and tested practices.

Survey Manager is a unique software toolkit which allows education providers to easily design and build their own surveys whilst retaining access to all the delivery methods, support and guidance that QDP has provided to the…


Added by Sylvia Brown on May 20, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

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