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October 2013 Press Releases (84)

Lehman College launches Digital Connect, a new video library with exciting and dynamic content to boost student success

Lehman College in New York City chose MediaCore, a video learning platform, to enable learning outside the classroom using high definition videos. Brendan…


Added by George White on October 31, 2013 at 13:22 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College students boost their enterprise and employability skills at Cardiff City Stadium

A group of 200 Pathways to Apprenticeships students from Cardiff and Vale College revealed their inner entrepreneur to major employers from across the Capital Region at an employability and enterprise programme at Cardiff City Stadium.


Nearly half of the employers who took part have…


Added by Chris Baker on October 30, 2013 at 12:58 — No Comments

College’s new ultra-modern redevelopment lets in the light on a 50 year heritage

“Light and airy”, “exciting”, “inspiring” and “amazing” – these are just some of the great responses to the 2013 redevelopment of Barking & Dagenham College’s Rush Green campus.

The College has just launched its Jubilee Building, a major…


Added by Wow! Marketing on October 30, 2013 at 12:24 — No Comments

Carol Vorderman launches inspirational state-of-the-art College centre

Carol Vorderman MBE, yesterday (24th October) officially opened Barking & Dagenham College’s new Gazelle Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre – the only space of its kind in London and one of only two in…


Added by Wow! Marketing on October 30, 2013 at 12:18 — No Comments

New logistics training partnership tackles local unemployment

Being so close to Heathrow, it is no surprise that most west London employers are either in, or rely upon, the Logistics sector for getting things from A to B: from import-export to warehousing, distribution and delivery services. A shortage of skilled employees in the sector coupled with high unemployment levels for young people, has led to the formation of the new Logistics Skills Alliance (LSA) – a west London-based Group Training Association (GTA) formed by West Thames College, Hounslow…


Added by West Thames College on October 30, 2013 at 10:25 — No Comments

Ofsted judges nursery run by Stanmore College staff ‘outstanding’

Education inspectors have praised the work of staff and management at an 'outstanding' Harrow nursery. Brightstart Daycare Nursery on Walton Road, Harrow, was established seven years ago and owners, Harriet D’Cruz and Janine Brockiner, both of whom are experienced childcare teachers at Stanmore College, along with their staff, three of whom are former Stanmore students and one current student, were delighted to achieve top marks in all areas following a recent Ofsted inspection. The three…


Added by Dharmini Mistry on October 30, 2013 at 10:05 — No Comments

Safety first for Film students at Warrington Collegiate

Safety first for film students

Students studying Creative Media production at Warrington Collegiate have earned high praise for their collaborative work on an electricity safety video for Electricity North West.

                        Working with Ulster TV (UTV) over a four week…


Added by Jenni Wood on October 30, 2013 at 9:49 — No Comments

Sensational six compete for national success

 Student finalists compete for national success

Warrington Collegiate is celebrating outstanding student success as six students bid to become the best in the UK at the Skills Show in Birmingham NEC, billed as the UK’s largest Skills and Careers Event.



Added by Jenni Wood on October 30, 2013 at 9:45 — No Comments

Star students shine at Cambridge Regional College


Added by Lynn O'Shea on October 28, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

Black History Month celebrated at Richmond upon Thames College

Richmond upon Thames College students celebrated Black History Month on Wednesday 23 October with a mix of dance, spoken word and music performances in the College's Edmund Kean Theatre.

The event, organised by members of the College's Student Union and student services team, paid tribute to the influence black culture has had across the world.

"It was…


Added by Richmond upon Thames College on October 27, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments

Clipper supports graduates with Novus Trust

Retail logistics specialist Clipper has underlined its track record and commitment to professional development, by joining together with other companies to sponsor an innovative scheme for supply chain undergraduates. Through its involvement in the newly formed NOVUS Trust, Clipper will provide financial support, mentoring and jobs to supply chain students.

The logistics and supply chain industry is fast paced, dynamic and exciting, requiring ever more professional managers; but one… Continue

Added by Novus Trust on October 25, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

White Paper - Meeting student expectations for on-demand learning in further education

MediaCore, the cloud-based video education platform, has published a white paper which explores the ways in which colleges and universities can differentiate themselves by…


Added by George White on October 25, 2013 at 14:14 — No Comments

Aerial dance master class for Richmond College students

Dance students at Richmond upon Thames College were treated to a master class on Tuesday 22 October from elite aerial performance company, Upswing.

The day-long session saw students receive training from artistic director, Vicki Amedume, on both the aerial cocoon and aerial ring, allowing them to develop new performance techniques via a medium…


Added by Richmond upon Thames College on October 25, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments

College Partnership to Support End of Life Care

A series of courses designed to help health and care workers better support people at the end of their lives has been launched jointly by South Leicestershire College and LOROS, the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice.


The training programmes will lead to nationally recognised qualifications.


The Level 2 award (Awareness of End of Life Care) will increase knowledge and confidence in providing end of life care and meeting the needs of individual patients/clients…


Added by Angela Baxter on October 25, 2013 at 10:46 — No Comments

A double first for high-flying Jarrow sisters

Photo caption – “Double success: Juliet Hodson (left) and her sister Natalie celebrate their first-class achievements”

Two South Tyneside sisters who were the first in their family to go to university have each been awarded first class honours degrees. 




Added by Jez Davison on October 24, 2013 at 16:05 — No Comments

New Director at Gateshead College

Photo caption: Mark Thompson

Gateshead College has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of experienced HR director Mark…


Added by Jez Davison on October 24, 2013 at 15:58 — No Comments

Sage Gateshead teams up with local college to hit the right note for students

Photo caption (from left to right): Bass players Andrew Harrison (blue t-shirt), Kevin Cavanagh (grey t-shirt) and David Foden (NYC t-shirt) are among the first batch of students to study music performance with Sage Gateshead and Gateshead College. 

A new generation of local talent is being…


Added by Jez Davison on October 24, 2013 at 15:54 — No Comments

College launches work-ready campaign with employers

Photo caption (from left to right): Judith Doyle, principal of Gateshead College; Samantha Pritchard, solicitor, Bond Dickinson; Gavin Prior, general manager, INTU Metrocentre; Lesley Kerrison, commercial director, Metro Radio; with A Level students Tom Peacock and Tammy Farrer



Added by Jez Davison on October 24, 2013 at 15:51 — No Comments

SABIC Scoops Equality Award

PHOTO CAPTION: Andrea Johnson (left), business development manager at Equality North East, presents the award to Teresa Hodgson of SABIC.

A Teesside petrochemicals company has been rewarded for its strong commitment to equality and diversity.




Added by Jez Davison on October 24, 2013 at 15:48 — No Comments

2013 North East Equality Awards winners revealed

PHOTO CAPTION: Mark Thompson (far left) of award sponsor Gateshead College presents the Outstanding Practice award to representatives of the Public and Commercial Services Union Northern Region LGBT Network.

Employers and individuals have been rewarded for their strong…


Added by Jez Davison on October 24, 2013 at 15:45 — No Comments

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