Further education colleges are required to report on a range of quality audits. Responding to the requirements of these is both time-consuming and can be costly, and as a result, removes the focus and resources away from their main business - Learners.
A more proportionate approach to the revised inspection framework focuses…Continue
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Based in Purfleet, which rather fittingly is where part of the horror classic is set, the students worked with established playwright Patrick…Continue
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The events of the Olympics may now seem like they are in the distant past but students at South Essex College have been thinking more about its lasting legacy with a bike event that was looking for Southend’s answer to Bradley Wiggins or Victoria Pendleton.
A giant temporary bike track inside the College’s…Continue
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The half-hidden world of youth gangs is a bigger problem than the public realise, according to an ex-gang member turned campaigner.
Sheldon Thomas, chief executive of Gangsline, told staff at Newham College on 25 October that the restraints he lived by in the 1970s are now gone.
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Shaun Wallace, the first black 'Mastermind' winner joined students of Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College as they celebrated Black History Month.…
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It's a special year for the College Marketing Network as we celebrate 25 years at our Annual Conference this year. Being held at the Hilton Hotel Warwick between 25 and 27 November, we'll be reflecting on changes in the sector over that time as well as looking at all the trends and challenges facing us in college marketing now and into the future.
We're welcoming plenary speakers Sir Geoff Hall of the information authority, Ioan Morgan CBE, Interim Principal at Dearne Valley…Continue
The application submission follows positive feedback from staff and students plus Basildon…Continue
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Government minister Danny Alexander was welcomed to CRC by Principal Anne Constantine when he visited the college for a major Liberal Democrat conference.
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury was the keynote speaker at the East of England Liberal Democrats’ regional conference,…Continue
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Students from the College's Music Practice BTEC Diploma course led the workshop, along with drummer and percussionist Steve Wilson, and…Continue
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Richmond upon Thames College’s Supported Learning department helped raise £75 towards a new equipment fund on Thursday 25 October with a Halloween themed bake sale. Spooky sponges, creepy cakes and scary sweets were sold to staff and students around the college with funds also being raised…Continue
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Newham College is set to begin a £23,000 campaign, funded by European Social Fund, to boost local, young people’s skills and job prospects.
Managers and tutors want over 3,000 14-19-year-olds to attend a series of events at the East Ham Campus until March as part of the London Skills Show’s Local Have a Go.
The campaign began on 25 October with short, one-off college classes or tasters in hospitality, hairdressing, beauty and fitness for pupils from Lister Community School,…Continue
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Ms Smith was part of the panel selected to conduct the Mayor’s Education Inquiry, which resulted in 12…Continue
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The critical role of universities in the development of new and next generation medical devices will be the showcased in a dedicated zone at Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2013, the UK’s first conference and exhibition expressly dedicated to the growing medical device manufacturing industry.
Launched by the publishers of one the UK’s leading life science magazines, the MTI Expo UK will feature a University Innovation Zone, designed to exclusively promote the exciting work going on in…Continue
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The visit to the Bromley Campus was a great opportunity for them to see the wide range of courses and facilities available at the College, see…Continue
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The chance to train at Olympic sporting standard is on offer for Weston College students following the arrival of new hi-tech equipment.
The College's Fitness Suite, on the top floor of the Knightstone Campus, now houses a range of TechnoGym cardio-vascular machines of the kind used in the London Olympic Village.…Continue
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On Tuesday 16th October 2012 Hereward College has welcomed a visit from Edward Timpson MP, the Parliamentary under Secretary of State (Children & Families). Mr Timpson was appointed to his ministerial position following the recent re-shuffle and one of his main responsibilities will be taking forward the proposed new special educational needs…
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Unionlearn today (Thursday 25th October 2012) welcomed the publication of the final report from the independent review panel on professionalism in further education, chaired by Lord Lingfield. The report has proposals for a new professional body for further education lecturers to be known as the FE Guild and a new 'covenant' between colleges and their staff regarding professional development.
Responding to the proposals, unionlearn director Tom Wilson…Continue
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