Eye-catching collections by Uxbridge College students hit the catwalk at the end of year fashion show.
The pieces by BTEC Fashion students, modelled by friends, went on show as part of the college’s Creative Week.
The designers took inspiration for their women’s and men’s wear…Continue
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On Friday, 29 June, Stanmore College threw a summer lunch for stakeholders from 12.30 to 2pm as a token of appreciation for having worked with the College during the year. The turnout was excellent. This year’s theme was the Olympic Games and a buffet lunch was provided with tastes from around the world introduced by miniature national flags.
The Principal, Jacqui Mace, introduced Guest of Honour, Tony Jarrett, who proudly displayed his gold medal which he had won at the…Continue
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New statistics showing a rise in the number of Apprenticeships in engineering and manufacturing are “extremely encouraging”, says EAL, the specialist awarding organisation for industry qualifications.
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Less than one in five employers believe teachers and advisors are inspiring school pupils to take up a career in industry, new survey findings have revealed.
Despite warnings that more needs to be done to boost the…Continue
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The public were given a chance to find out about Newham College’s expanding A Level provision recently.
Over 360 visitors heard about new as well as existing courses during an open day at the East Ham Campus on 16 June and 161 made applications.
A Level science is one area that the college plans to expand for the new academic year in September. One 18-year-old from Leyton, Kamar Ali, found out more about it from science tutor Steve Bonner.
He said: “I…Continue
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Former pupil, Bernie, builds outside classroom for school
Curriculum Manager for Carpentry and Joinery at Warrington Collegiate, Bernie Casey, was delighted when St Bede’s Catholic Junior School in Halton approached him to build them an outside classroom for he was himself a former pupil at the school.
“It’s a long time since I’ve been at the school, but it was a pleasure to go back with such an exciting project,” explains Bernie. “Real work experience gives the…Continue
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Held at Bromley Central Library, the event celebrated the successes of some of the borough’s volunteers.…Continue
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edudo ltd., (www.edudo.co.uk) is pleased to announce its purchase of the operational, business and goodwill assets of Real Time Training Ltd., (in Administration) (www.rtt-group.co.uk); an experienced and respected nationwide training company…Continue
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Pic: Keynote speaker, Gillian Miller of Skills Funding Agency, addresses the north east’s training providers
Eighty north east training providers came together this year for a meeting of minds to debate key government reforms of further…Continue
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West Thames College’s Higher Education students graduated in style on the evening of Wednesday 27 June with a grand ceremony at the Isleworth Campus. Over 100 excited students donned mortar boards and gowns and were applauded by their families, friends, lecturers and special guests as they collected their certificates in the…Continue
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Opinion piece by Malcolm Armstrong, Chairman of Tyne, Wear and Northumberland Association of Learning Providers.
As a result of the government’s vocational-led skills agenda, apprenticeships are enjoying a much welcomed revival. Their public profile is soaring higher than it has for many…Continue
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Lakes College West Cumbria honoured its students’ success at the annual awards ceremony on 21st June 2012.
Over 300 guests attended the prestigious ceremony to celebrate the success of the higher education students’ graduation. Special awards for achievement and endeavour were also presented to the further education and apprenticeship students.
Local freelance TV and radio presenter Kim Inglis was the guest speaker at the ceremony and gave an…Continue
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Warrington Collegiate celebrates student achievements
Warrington Collegiate has marked the fifth annual VQ (Vocational Qualifications) Day by hosting its own ‘educational Oscars,’ an award ceremony to celebrate student achievement in all aspects of learning. This year‘s FE Awards ceremony was the grandest ever with two students training for the International WorldSkills competition in Leipzig 2013. A third student was selected as the VQ Learner of the Year for the North West…Continue
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As part of their Travel and Tourism course, Swindon College students researched and planned a visit to Newquay for their residential trip.
A group of six Level 3 Students, studying BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism, took off to Newquay mid-June to explore and experience the sights and sounds of the seaside town. The students normally plan to travel abroad but this year, after investigating different destinations, the students chose to stay in the UK and visit Newquay…Continue
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WHEN he found himself sitting exams at 48-years-old, having turned his back on a 30-year career, Nigel Powell admits that he did wonder what he was doing.
But he says that now he has retrained from a Royal Mail worker to electrician he is incredibly proud of himself. And he adds if he can do it, so can everyone else.
It was the desire to work…Continue
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ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students across campuses of Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College recently staged an event, ‘ESOLfest’, to celebrate the diversity of ESOL students and raise awareness of the government’s proposed plans to cut ESOL funding in…Continue
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A top US diversity specialist put equality in the spotlight in a valuable meeting with Newham College managers and tutors.
Diversity director of leading US law firm, K&L Gates, Valerie Jackson, spoke with the principal, her assistants and others on 14 June to compare US and UK experience.
Valerie’s senior role in the US did not stop her from being impressed about what she heard about the College.
She said: "I feel that I can go back to the US having been armed with…Continue
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Leading training and recruitment organisation TBG Learning had a royal engagement as part of a major funding launch led by HRH The Prince of Wales.
Learners from TBG Learning Lambeth were on…Continue
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A talented hairdressing student from Wakefield College has beaten off stiff competition and secured a place in the UK regional finals of the WorldSkills advanced hairdressing competition.
Amy McMaster, 28, who is studying on a Level 3 hairdressing course at the College’s skillsXchange campus, will…Continue
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