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October 2010 Press Releases (53)

FE Minister John Hayes to address annual conference of Institute of Career Guidance

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29 October 2010…


Added by Anne Nicholls on October 29, 2010 at 15:27 — No Comments

Sussex Downs College supports Colleges Week

Colleges Week 2010

‘Your future, your choice’…


Added by Andy Walters on October 29, 2010 at 9:46 — No Comments


A newly accredited interactive employability toolkit has been launched aimed at equipping young people with the key skills to secure and sustain employment across the public and private sector.

Get the Skills Employers Want, is an innovative interactive practitioner toolkit, developed by London-based MYPAL (Motivating Young People to Achieve through Learning), after working with and canvassing hundreds of young people who were unimpressed with previous employability courses they had… Continue

Added by Richard Adeshiyan on October 28, 2010 at 9:13 — No Comments


Leeds College of Building has received a glowing report from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education after a review of its management of Higher Education courses, teaching, facilities and student experience.…


Added by Emma Mortimer on October 26, 2010 at 19:39 — No Comments

Business students think global at South Essex College

Business students at South Essex College got a taste of Thailand as one of the country’s top business women visited the Southend Campus recently.…


Added by Dean Newman on October 26, 2010 at 15:26 — No Comments




Added by Natasha Jones on October 26, 2010 at 13:00 — No Comments

College Art Student makes Florence and the Machine's Top 5

North West Regional College Art student impresses Florence and the Machine…


Added by Geri Martin on October 25, 2010 at 9:08 — No Comments

Harlow Apprentice - in the House!

John Hayes MP, Skills Minister welcomes Andy Huckle, the first Apprentice in Parliament.

Harlow College Apprentice, Andy Huckle has been officially welcomed to Parliament, he’s the first ever MP’s Apprentice. He begins his Apprenticeship working for Harlow MP, Robert Halfon.…


Added by EMPRA on October 22, 2010 at 16:03 — No Comments

Gloucestershire College students interview the inspirational Dame Ellen MacArthur

Gloucestershire College media students were given the unique opportunity to meet and interview Dame Ellen MacArthur during the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2010. Gloucestershire College sponsored Ellen’s appearance at the…


Added by Michelle Louth on October 22, 2010 at 9:30 — No Comments

Girls find out engineering is not just oily rags!

Twenty Year 10 and 11 girls from Leesbrook, Sinfin, da Vinci and West Park Schools got a glimpse of the fascinating world of engineering at Bombardier, recently – along with the chance to see that it’s not just about oily rags!

The event was organised jointly by Bombardier and Derbyshire Education Business Partnership (DEBP) in order to encourage more females to consider a career in the engineering sector. It included a tour of the site,… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on October 22, 2010 at 8:14 — No Comments

Halloween Fun at Broomfield Hall Food Hub

Derby College’s new Food Hub at Broomfield Hall land-based campus in Morley is holding a wide range of fun activities for youngsters throughout half term week (w/c October 25).

Morning and afternoon craft sessions will be held between 10am and 12.30pm and then 1pm to 3.30pm and children can also join in walks through Broomfield’s ‘haunted’ wood, collect items for Autumn collages and enter a spooky quiz.

The activities, which are suitable for any age but all children must be… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on October 21, 2010 at 9:41 — No Comments

Spending review comment from South Essex College: Colleges must work harder at realising growth opportunities

Colleges must now work much harder at realising the growth opportunities still available to them, improve their business processes to become more efficient, maximise their spending power to get best value and raise more income through fees and full cost provision in order to manage the…


Added by Dean Newman on October 21, 2010 at 9:00 — No Comments

RSPH Announces New Qualifications in Pest Management

Following extensive consultation with the pest control industry, RSPH is pleased to announce that the following qualifications have received their accreditation from Ofqual, the regulatory body for qualifications, and can now be offered by approved…


Added by RSPH on October 21, 2010 at 8:30 — No Comments

ITV This Morning Crew Visits Southampton City College

BUDDING cameramen, sound technicians and TV presenters from Southampton City College learnt from the best on Tuesday (October 19) as they had a masterclass from two ITV This Morning crew members.…


Added by Laura Downton on October 20, 2010 at 14:50 — No Comments

JHP Training and RBS Insurance scoop National Training Award for East of England

RBS Insurance and leading vocational training provider JHP Training have won a regional National Training Award (NTAs) for best ‘Partnership and Collaboration’ for the East of England at an awards ceremony evening on 7th October.…


Added by Jasmin Boksh on October 20, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

Comment from Sylvia Perrins, CEO of the NSAFS on speculation the Education Maintenance Allowance will be scrapped in the CSR

Sylvia Perrins, Chief Executive of the National Skills Academy for Financial Services (NSAFS), an expert in financial capability education, comments on speculation the Education Maintenance Allowance will be scrapped in the CSR:

“Young people from low income households will suffer…


Added by NSAFS on October 20, 2010 at 11:30 — No Comments

Thurrock Council and South Essex College serve up a unique Café venture to offer apprentices a taste of success

When you think of successful food partnerships you might think of The Hairy Bikers, The Two Fat Ladies or even Ben and Jerry! But now a new duo can be added to that culinary list, Thurrock Council and South Essex…


Added by Dean Newman on October 20, 2010 at 10:16 — No Comments

‘USA' run Olympic rings around the competition at College event aimed to raise participation in sport

Hundreds of students and staff filled the Atrium recently as South Essex College held the first of three Olympics celebration events, the first at the Southend Campus with…


Added by Dean Newman on October 20, 2010 at 9:56 — No Comments

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