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July 2010 Press Releases (55)

Warwickshire College highlighted by Ofsted for work-based learning success

Warwickshire College is showcased in a prestigious Ofsted report, Twelve outstanding providers of work-based learning, published on 14 July. One of only two colleges included in the report, the training providers included were selected for excellence of provision in apprenticeships, NVQs and other vocational qualifications for young people and adults.

The report was launched by Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, Christine Gilbert, at the Association of Learning Providers’ (ALP) annual… Continue

Added by Joanne Lockyer on July 26, 2010 at 8:30 — No Comments

CityEx welcomes a new wave of students for City College



Added by Laura Downton on July 22, 2010 at 16:51 — No Comments

Croydon College presents Summer Show: an exhibition of art, design and media graduates

Summer Show

26 July ~ 3 September 2010

Opening Party: 26 July 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Plan B by Esther Blackman



Added by Holly Patton on July 22, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

Going for gold! College celebrates double accolade success

A college is celebrating after becoming the first organisation in the East Midlands – and one of the first in the country – to gain two prestigious employer accolades.…


Added by Richard Skelhorn on July 21, 2010 at 14:54 — No Comments

New Principal appointed at Croydon College

The Board of Governors at Croydon College has this week announced that Frances Wadsworth has been appointed as the new Principal and Chief Executive of Croydon College to succeed Mariane Cavalli.

Frances is currently Principal and CEO at East Surrey College, and has been for the past six years. During this time she has successfully led the college through significant quality improvement, leading to rising success rates and its current ‘Good’…

Added by Holly Patton on July 20, 2010 at 8:27 — No Comments

Croydon College student finalist at Patterns of Fashion Award

Stephanie Howell, a graduating student from the Foundation Degree in Theatre Design and Practice course at Croydon College has been awarded runner up for the Patterns of Fashion Award by the Costume Society held at the Met Hotel, Leeds on Sunday 11 July 2010.

The Patterns of Fashion Award was introduced by the Costume Society to commemorate Janet Arnold, a respected founder member whose contribution to the academic study of dress was…

Added by Holly Patton on July 19, 2010 at 15:58 — No Comments

Photography students snap up top honours


Added by Shobby Patel on July 19, 2010 at 14:30 — No Comments

Sporting honours at Birmingham Metropolitan College



Added by Shobby Patel on July 19, 2010 at 14:30 — No Comments

Australian apprenticeships chief visits college

The boss of Australia’s largest provider of apprenticeships has paid a visit to West Nottinghamshire College to see how it is following the same route to success.

David Windridge, chief executive of MEGT (Australia) Ltd, the country’s most successful apprenticeships centre and support service, visited the college this week (Monday 12 July), to learn more about its Vision Apprentices scheme and meet young people benefitting from…


Added by Richard Skelhorn on July 19, 2010 at 13:25 — No Comments

Sterex Grand Final winner


Added by Sandra Stephen on July 19, 2010 at 13:18 — No Comments

Not all doom and gloom: Southampton adults motivated by recession

RESEARCH undertaken by Southampton City College has shown that the current economic climate has had a positive effect on the ambitions of working adults in Southampton.…


Added by Laura Downton on July 15, 2010 at 12:31 — No Comments

City College invites pupils to make a splash

ADVENTUROUS pupils from five different schools across Hampshire came together to pit their boat building skills against one another on Saturday, July 3.

The youngsters, aged 14 to 19, took part in Southampton City College's Maritime…


Added by Laura Downton on July 15, 2010 at 12:29 — No Comments

Access to HE at Sussex Downs College

left to right: Nathan Buckley, Nick…


Added by Andy Walters on July 15, 2010 at 8:00 — No Comments


Prince’s Trust Team programme trainee Aaran Davids spent two weeks on work experience with Pimlico Plumbers’ team of experienced technicians – and on his last day took home a cheque for £4,000 for the youth charity.

The 19 year old from Walthamstow was on board at Pimlico - London’s largest independent plumbing and service company - learning the ropes as a carpenter, and, after grafting hard on the tools, collected a £4,000 donation for…


Added by Jamie Collis on July 14, 2010 at 10:49 — No Comments

Career Mark Awarded

Derby College at Ilkeston and Heanor has become the first College in the county to be awarded with the coveted Career Mark accreditation by the East Midlands Connexions Consortium for the quality of their careers education and guidance.

The College careers team’s work, led by Jane Boswell, was highlighted by the award assessors as of a high standard and they were particularly impressed by the feedback of students on both sites who were very… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on July 14, 2010 at 8:15 — No Comments

Philosophy of Religion

'Philosophy of Religion'…


Added by Andy Walters on July 13, 2010 at 14:44 — No Comments

Award Accolade for Local Company

KP Snacks in Ashby de la Zouch has clinched two major prizes at Derby College’s 7th annual Peak Awards.

KP Snacks were named Employer of the Year in recognition of their commitment to staff training and Warehouse Advanced Team Leader Simon Chamberlain won the Manufacturing Award due to the support he has given to other learners undertaking the Warehouse and Storage NVQ qualifications.

The work-based learning programme has been run at… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on July 13, 2010 at 8:02 — No Comments

Award-winning talent at ncn fashion shows

New College…


Added by Lucy Mulloy on July 9, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

Graduates Lending a Hand to Current Students

A NATIONAL training provider is giving its students a head start as it pairs up its graduates with current and recently qualified students to provide work experience opportunities.…


Added by Steven Smith on July 9, 2010 at 9:47 — No Comments

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