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November 2011 Press Releases (86)

Havering College graduation is a day to cap them all

MORE than 500 students have graduated from Higher Education courses at Havering College of Further and Higher Education to highlight the message that ‘staying local brings success’.…


Added by Havering College on November 30, 2011 at 17:05 — No Comments

Production students help Duran Duran put on a show


Putting a show on for Duran Duran requires major technical skills, and this autumn’s flagship Production Day visits for college students will demonstrate the efforts and skills required offstage as well as on.


The get-ins, rigging and sound checks won’t be seen by the thousands who come to watch the show, but they’ll be exclusively witnessed by Sussex Downs College students who are part of the National Skills Academy’s Founder further education college…


Added by Andy Walters on November 30, 2011 at 11:53 — No Comments

Alliance Learning have job vacancies available for North West youth

As youth unemployment figures hit the headlines again, Alliance Learning want local young people to get in touch and apply for the many apprenticeship vacancies that they have available now with top businesses in the region.


Alliance Learning is one of the leading providers of apprenticeships in the North West and last year placed over 500 young people in jobs with over 250 businesses including MBDA, Enterprise Plc, Watson Steel Structures and…


Added by Rachael Smith on November 29, 2011 at 9:52 — No Comments

College goes Commando!

Swindon College’s Public Services students have been busy training with both the Army and the Royal Marines in November.


On 14th November 2011, 20 students took part in a four day Army Insight course at West Moors Camp and Blandford Camp in Dorset, designed to give students…


Added by Swindon College on November 28, 2011 at 15:39 — No Comments

She's in fashion: Acclaimed fashion author Sandra Burke visits South Essex College

Over 80 Fashion students from the Southend and Thurrock Campuses of South Essex College were recently visited by world renowned fashion author Sandra Burke.

Students from the BA (Hons) Fashion Design and BTEC Extended Diploma Fashion Design & Fashion Promotion courses were privileged to receive a…


Added by Dean Newman on November 28, 2011 at 12:44 — No Comments

Excellence award for BMET Enterprise Academy student, Luca

Photograph shows: Ashia Hansen MBE congratulates Luca Davis on his excellence in work experience award.


A Career Academy student has promoted student enterprise and business skills to a whole new audience after receiving an award for excellence in work…


Added by Shobby Patel on November 28, 2011 at 12:00 — No Comments

Artist inspires student designers



Added by Shobby Patel on November 28, 2011 at 11:50 — No Comments

Slippers are a platform project for student designers

photograph shows L to R –  Art and Design students Roudk Azad Abdullah, Aaliyah Miah, Habiba Bibi and Adama Sala at work making the slippers.


Underwear has been transformed into outerwear by a group of art and design students who have…


Added by Shobby Patel on November 28, 2011 at 11:46 — No Comments



A bespoke Higher Education (HE) institution for North Somerset within the next five years is 'crucial' if the area is to thrive, according to Weston College's Principal.

Dr Paul Phillips made the call at College's annual Business Breakfast meeting for College partners, local…


Added by Tom Henry on November 28, 2011 at 11:36 — No Comments

The Academy at Kidderminster - a brand new education experience at The Piano Building



photograph shows: Andy Dobson, Principal and Chief Executive of Kidderminster College with David Cory, Chair of the Kidderminster College Corporation and Dr Christine Braddock CBE, Principal and Chief Executive of Birmingham Metropolitan…


Added by Shobby Patel on November 28, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

New £1bn Youth Scheme Could Fill Hospitality And Travel Vacancies

The £1bn youth contract programme announced today (25 November 2011) by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, could help the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism sector fill 270,000 new posts created each year according to People 1st.


The scheme, which aims to put 160,000 18 to 24 year olds in work over the next three years,  comes at an opportune time for the sector as it gears itself for the 2012 Olympics and other major events.  Under the scheme,…


Added by oksana higglesden on November 25, 2011 at 15:00 — No Comments

Sussex Downs College well placed to help with Apprenticeships following Minister's announcement


Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced new measures to ensure more young people benefit from an apprenticeship, and to help employers gain the skilled workers they need to grow.


Speaking alongside Skills Minister John Hayes at a business summit in London on 16 November, Dr Cable said that the Government would slash the red tape that can deter hard pressed firms from taking on apprentices and provide a financial incentive to help the smallest firms recruit their…


Added by Andy Walters on November 25, 2011 at 11:57 — No Comments

Unionlearn Quality Award for Sussex Downs College


Sussex Downs College has been awarded the TUC Unionlearn quality award for its Skills for Life programme that is delivered at the Hollingdean depot of City Clean in Brighton.

City Clean and City Parks deliver Brighton and Hove City Council’s refuse, recycling, streets and parks service. The depot in Hollingdean provides a thriving learning centre for staff, offering them the chance to develop their learning skills which will benefit them both in and outside…


Added by Andy Walters on November 25, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Top marks for Learning Resources at Lambeth College.

Lambeth College is proud to announce that its Learning Resources Services have been awarded a Grade 1, Gold Award by the Council…


Added by Maria Duffy on November 24, 2011 at 19:31 — No Comments

New event aimed at getting NEETs a new start in the New Year to take place in December

Now at record levels, figures released today (November 24th) show that England has 1,163,000 people aged from 16 to 24 not in education, employment or training (NEET).

South Essex College is helping lead the fight back in south Essex, tackling the problem of NEETs with a range of new…


Added by Dean Newman on November 24, 2011 at 15:08 — No Comments


  A celebration of different religions across the world was held at Weston College, North Somerset, this week.


The event was part of the national Inter-Faith Week and was aimed…


Added by Tom Henry on November 24, 2011 at 14:33 — No Comments




Added by Pearson Assessment on November 24, 2011 at 14:23 — No Comments

Access Training expands workforce

Despite challenging times in the training sector, one north east company is bucking the trend by expanding, with the recruitment of four new staff.

Gateshead based Access Training has appointed Nicola Henderson as a trainer, Donna Barker as…


Added by Access Training on November 24, 2011 at 14:07 — No Comments

Scan Your Skin At Swindon College!

Swindon College is proud to be one of the only colleges in the country to offer facial analysis within its Equilibrium Beauty Salon. The machine is used to take a scan of your face, and uses a series of images to determine the condition of your skin. It will identify wrinkles, sun damage, pore size, bacteria…


Added by Swindon College on November 24, 2011 at 12:38 — No Comments

Teenagers need to use their X factor say Bite the Ballot

Students from Newcastle College are on the campaign trail to convince teenagers that choosing the next X Factor winner is not the only reason to vote. 

The group of Sixth Form students are working on a series of events with Bite the Ballot, a grassroots…


Added by Nichola Taylor on November 23, 2011 at 14:02 — No Comments

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