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October 2015 Press Releases (51)

Community hero award for Cambridge Regional College student Holly

Cambridge Regional College student Holly Hayes has been honoured with a grassroots hero award from the Football Association.

The 18 year-old Sport Studies student, a keen footballer and active volunteer in the college and the community, won the FA Young Volunteer of the Year award for her work with Coton…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on October 31, 2015 at 17:00 — No Comments

Product Technology Partners For Custom Software Developments In Cambridge

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (Ning) October 30, 2015 - Product Technology Partners is one of the leading custom software developers in Cambridge specialising in control systems and test & measurement solutions. The company offers custom software development and hardware solutions for clients across a wide range of industries. The company works with a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals.



PTP develops custom software using various software applications like…

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Added by Mike Purday on October 30, 2015 at 18:35 — No Comments

College student named as Chesterfield’s Young Chef of the Year

A Level 3 Advanced Professional Cookery student from Chesterfield College has been named as Chesterfield’s Young Chef of the Year at the town’s Food and Drink Awards.



James Greatorex, who works at the Tickled Trout in Barlow, Derbyshire, prepared a meal of Szechwan…

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Added by Anna Melton on October 30, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

Cambridge Regional College sponsors East of England apprenticeship awards

The achievements of apprentices and employers have been celebrated at an awards night backed by Cambridge Regional College.

The prestigious East of England Apprenticeship Awards, organised by the National Apprenticeship Service, recognised exceptional apprentices and apprenticeship employers, from small companies to large household names.…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on October 30, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Leading University Launches Free eBook for Teachers

One of the UK’s leading universities is offering a free ebook for education professionals who give advice and guidance to students making choices about progressing to university.

Drawing on the resources on its UniBox website (http://unibox.uea.ac.uk), the University of East Anglia (UEA) has created the ebook to help advisers guide their pupils through the things they need to consider and the decisions…

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Added by Lee Carnihan on October 30, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Fifty golden years of success marked at Uxbridge College

Fifty years of history at Uxbridge College were celebrated by current and former staff and students at an event on October 22.

The College’s golden anniversary was marked with a celebratory reception and an exhibition showing how it has grown since opening its doors as Uxbridge Technical…

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Added by liz Bellchambers on October 30, 2015 at 10:49 — No Comments

PET-Xi launch traineeship programme to help youngsters in Sheffield get an apprenticeship or job

Coinciding with work experience week October 12-16, PET-Xi Training, experts in high impact motivational educational courses, has launched a traineeship programme to help young people aged 16-18 in Sheffield who are currently not in education, employment or training (NEET) to gain the skills and experience they need to get an apprenticeship or a job.

A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that unlocks the great…

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Added by Carolyn Thomas on October 29, 2015 at 17:17 — No Comments

Finding Apprenticeships just got easier!

FindApprenticeships.co.uk is fast becoming the UK’s #1 independent search engine for budding apprentices to find their ideal apprenticeship opportunity from across the UK.

The website was launched by its founder Darryn Lewis in November 2014, since then it has continuously grown in popularity by people searching for a variety of apprenticeships, ranging from plumbing to accountancy!

Since the…

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Added by Darryn Lewis on October 28, 2015 at 11:52 — No Comments

BOLTON COLLEGE APPRENTICE TURNS LIFE ROUND AND GAINS NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Connor Stevenson, Apprentice Youth Worker at Raise the Youth Foundation, has been Highly Commended by both the Association of Colleges and the National Apprenticeship Awards 2015.

 

Connor, who is currently completing a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Teaching &…

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Added by Beth Collett on October 27, 2015 at 10:00 — No Comments

Catering students have stars in their eyes

Hospitality and Catering students at Warrington Collegiate are seeing stars in their eyes. On Tuesday 20th October they dined at Manchester House, where the Chef-Patron is Aiden Byrne, multi-award winning chef, the youngest ever, to gain a Michelin star.  Aiden Byrne’s recent achievements include cooking for the recent centenary celebration of the Women’s institute, screened on BBC2, Great British Menu.…

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Added by Jenni Wood on October 26, 2015 at 15:43 — No Comments

Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP visits Samsung Digital Service Academy at Birmingham Metropolitan College

 

 

Andrew Mitchell MP discusses programming with BMet students, Asaan Mohammed and Aadam Benmoulai

 

Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP for Sutton Coldfield was invited by Samsung Electronics to Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet). His visit celebrates the investment…

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Added by Shobby Patel on October 26, 2015 at 11:06 — No Comments

George Osborne signs historic devolution deal at Newcastle College Rail Academy



Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osbourne visited Newcastle College’s Rail Academy to sign a historic devolution deal with North East council leaders.

The deal will give the region more powers over employment and…

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Added by Nichola Taylor on October 26, 2015 at 10:26 — No Comments

How to Become a Hairdresser

Hairdressing can be a great career option for a wide range of people. It offers a creative outlet whilst needing practical application. It is also a profession in high demand and therefore can offer a rewarding career path…

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Added by jessica hayward on October 25, 2015 at 7:46 — No Comments

Young Gifted and Black Students Recognised at Award Ceremony

High achievers from Waltham Forest College were among those recognised at the Kreative Culture Klub’s Annual Young Gifted and Black Awards Ceremony, as part of Black History Month’s celebration.

The event took place at the Walthamstow Assembly Hall,…

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Added by Waltham Forest College on October 23, 2015 at 16:11 — No Comments

Hundreds attend WFC Open Evening

Waltham Forest College welcomed nearly three hundred potential students to the Open Evening event held on Thursday 15 October 2015, 4.30pm – 7.30pm.

The event took place in the Student Common Room and was packed with…

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Added by Waltham Forest College on October 23, 2015 at 16:08 — No Comments

Waltham Forest College HE Fair 2015

Nearly three hundred students from both full-time and part-time courses attended this year’s Higher Education Fair, organised by the Careers Team at …

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Added by Waltham Forest College on October 23, 2015 at 16:07 — No Comments

London college students set to get cooking thanks to new funding



A new project being launched in further education colleges across London will help students to learn how to cook – helping them eat healthily as they start living…

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Added by Waltham Forest College on October 23, 2015 at 16:05 — No Comments

3AAA’S WELCOMES OFSTED REPORT – APPRENTICESHIPS: DEVELOPING SKILLS FOR FUTURE PROSPERITY

OFSTED, on the 22nd October 2015, issued a report: Apprenticeships – developing skills for future prosperity, which we at 3aaa welcome and fully endorse the majority of its comments.

 

Whilst some of the report has received criticism from the training and FE sector, we believe most of the criticism is warranted and endorses our own views which we have been raised with organisations such as the Skills Funding Agency. Not all…

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Added by Robert Collins on October 23, 2015 at 13:51 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College and UCATT join forces to train Hinkley Point workforce and community

Cardiff and Vale College and UCATT have teamed up to provide education and training to prepare the local community for the requirements of the Hinkley Point power station construction project.



The scheme aims to boost the skills and employability of communities across South Wales and the South West of England through the construction of the power station and beyond.



UCATT are leading the collaboration between the College and three other unions; GMB, Unite and Prospect.… Continue

Added by Chris Baker on October 23, 2015 at 10:40 — No Comments

Minister for Communities praises Cardiff and Vale College childcare provision

Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, came to Cardiff and Vale College’s crèche this week to see its work in addressing deprivation and social mobility.



The Minister was joined by Vale of Glamorgan AM Jane Hutt. They were shown around the College’s Barry-based Childcare Centre and Nursery by Manager Debbie Baker, CAVC Principal & Chief Executive Mike James and Deputy Principal Mark Roberts.



The Minister got to meet the young children, from… Continue

Added by Chris Baker on October 23, 2015 at 10:39 — No Comments

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