Hotel chain founder Surinder Arora was among the guests at the recent graduation of the first intake of students on a new diploma developed to provide management skills for the hotel and tourism industry.
Central Sussex College is offering the Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management and the…Continue
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The national competition, which has become a firm fixture on the catering industry’s calendar, is designed to encourage the next generation of chefs to develop…Continue
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A GROUP of Weston College A Level Textile Design students have found inspiration in recycling as they create garments for a new exhibition at the College.
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According to the BBC psychiatrists are warning that the current generation of students has a greater risk of anxiety and depression than previous ones. The report they cite relates to university students but the pressures are no less in FE. Student drop out and the resultant loss of funding will continue to impact adversely on colleges’ ability to manage their budgets. Research into why students drop out shows that learners are more likely to…Continue
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Hospitality and tourism is emerging as one the UK’s fastest growing job creators. Confronting perceptions that the sector offers low skilled employment, new research from sector skills council, People 1st, reveals that there are significant opportunities for highly skilled workers with the need for 638,000 additional jobs by 2017 of which 69,000 are managerial posts.
Accounting for one in 15 UK jobs (7.2 percent of the…Continue
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New research from Alderwood Welfare to Work, has revealed that over half (57%) of individuals made redundant as a result of the Government transition to the new look Work Programme, have been put off ever working in the sector again.
The Government’s Work Programme, which aims to get the long term unemployed back into work, consolidates and replaces many of the smaller welfare related contracts previously run by the Government. With only 20% of contracts being delivered by…Continue
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Twelve performing arts students studying BTEC first and second year production at Sussex Downs College secured a training day at The Royal Opera House in London as part of a National Skills Academy ‘Open Up’…Continue
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A Swindon College student recently won the “Adult Professional” category in The 'Royal' Wootton Bassett Bake Off, with his Elderflower and Royal Blueberry Bun.
Robbie Stubbs, aged 18, has been with Swindon College since he left school at 16. He is currently studying on the NVQ Level 3…Continue
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New College Nottingham (ncn) is proud to have been selected to run a National Citizen Service (NCS) pilot scheme in 2012. Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd, announced that up to 30,000 16-year-olds would have the chance to benefit from the scheme next year, opening up NCS to three times the number of young people who got involved in 2011.
NCS aims to promote a more cohesive, responsible and engaged society by bringing young people from different backgrounds…Continue
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Trafford College Music student Misha Bryan, 19, has made it to the ‘judge’s houses’ stage of this year’s X-Factor compeition after getting through boot camp and making it into the final eight in the girls category. Misha will be mentored by…Continue
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A south Wales college has been named as one of the leading further education colleges in the UK after being shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
Coleg Morgannwg is one of six colleges shortlisted for its outstanding Leadership in Learning and Skills at the first annual Times Education Supplement (TES) Further Education (FE) Awards.
With campuses across south Wales, Coleg Morgannwg beat hundreds of hopeful nominees from across the United…Continue
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A Wakefield College musical theatre student’s dream of a pop career remains alive after she eventually made it through to the next round of the X-Factor. Having initially not made it through at Bootcamp, Sarah was given the dream ticket to Miami after one of the contestants failed to get a travel visa to America.
Sarah now joins seven other girls all hoping to impress judge and former Destiny’s Child star Kelly Rowland to book a spot in the live shows. Sarah and the girls…Continue
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Leeds College of Building has become the first College in Yorkshire to offer an innovative new Civil Engineering course that spans a variety of engineering disciplines and offers apprentices a wide range of employment options.
The Civil Engineering Advanced Technician Apprenticeship Employers Consortium was launched at a special event held on Friday 9th September where 14 new apprentices signed up to the four year course.
Leeds College of Building’s…Continue
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In September trainees from the construction and building services engineering industry descended on Leeds College of Building to compete in the finals of SkillBuild and Skill M&E which are Britain’s biggest skills competitions.
The competitions showcased the best talent on offer in the UK, following winning performances at the regional heats from each competitor, which saw them achieve some of the highest scores in their trade areas.
The competitions were…Continue
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High-flyers will be guided step-by-step up the career ladder with the launch of a ground-breaking programme by leading business development organisation Acua.
The Acua Talent Management Framework aims to fuel the talent pipeline in organisations by helping the development of their employees throughout their career, from apprentice to executive.…
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