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Apprenticeships were at the forefront of everyone’s minds over previous weeks as people celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2016 across the country. In each and every one of 3aaa’s 41 academies, young people and employers have been invited to attend their local Apprentice Insight Evening to get an in-depth insight into the possibilities and opportunities that are available to them by pursuing an Apprenticeship.




Added by Robert Collins on April 4, 2016 at 9:16 — No Comments

Uxbridge College debating team now on their way to National Finals

Uxbridge College is on its way to the national finals of a debating competition after winning the London North Regional Finals at the Barbican Centre.

Out of 280 institutions originally entered in the Debating Matters competition, the College has reached the final 12.

The College team won…


Added by liz Bellchambers on March 31, 2016 at 15:42 — No Comments

What is it like to study at Didasko Institute of Business?

Knowing that there is an experienced team to help you and, when you're ready, the support to secure a job which utilizes what you've learnt is why people are choosing to study at Didasko Institute of Business.

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Our students are studying a range of business diplomas. We offer diploma of Business Administration, Business, Management and Marketing. Double diplomas are available in Business Administration and Marketing, and Management and Marketing. These are all…


Added by John Anderson on March 30, 2016 at 14:45 — No Comments

Newham College chooses Connect Employer Engagement as their CRM system

Active Informatics are delighted to announce that Newham College has chosen to purchase Connect Employer Engagement as their CRM to support both employer engagement and marketing teams.

Newham College is a large further education college situated in the East London Borough of Newham. The main site is in East Ham, with a further site in Stratford, and six further local neighbourhood learning centres. 

The college decided to purchase a CRM system to support their employer…


Added by Zlata Larsen on March 30, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Space students from Loughborough College join first live broadcast conversation with British astronaut

Loughborough College Space Engineering students talked to British astronaut Tim Peake in the first live broadcast conversation with him since he began his mission on the International Space Station more than 100 days ago.


There have been recorded messages from the Major for Her Majesty the Queen…


Added by Elizabeth Udall on March 30, 2016 at 8:19 — No Comments

Local MPs explore diversity of Bolton College Apprenticeships

After a week of apprentice showcases, information events and school visits, Bolton College celebrated the final day of National Apprenticeship Week by inviting Chris Green MP and Yasmin Qureshi MP to meet some exemplary apprentices.


National Apprenticeship Week,…


Added by Beth Collett on March 29, 2016 at 13:46 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College holds special day to celebrate its Rugby Academy sponsors

Cardiff and Vale College welcomed the sponsors of its Rugby Academy kit to the College recently to say ‘thank you’ for their support.

Under Armour, Castell Howell, The Wallich, Simply Fresh, Circle IT, EPOS and Lookers Jeep Cardiff have all kindly offered their sponsorship to the Rugby…


Added by Chris Baker on March 29, 2016 at 8:55 — No Comments

Jane Hutt welcomes Aston Martin's drive to create careers at visit to CAVC

As Aston Martin prepares its new base in St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan AM Jane Hutt and the company’s Head of HR, Hazel Martin, met with young people who may help form the workforce needed to create its new crossover vehicle.

Jane Hutt and Hazel Martin visited Cardiff and Vale College’s brand new, state…


Added by Chris Baker on March 29, 2016 at 8:50 — No Comments

Jobs help for young people

Help was at hand for 16-year-old Jodi Humphreys when he went along to find out about jobs with training at a Dudley event.

The RSA Academy pupil took part in the first jobs fair of its kind organised by West Bromwich-based The Apprenticeship Works.

Together with the National Careers Service and Job Centre Plus, The Apprenticeship Works hosted the evening event at The Village hotel.

Jobs, with training, in engineering, customer service, warehouse and business…


Added by Jane Williams on March 28, 2016 at 10:48 — No Comments

Students Awarded with ‘Sweet Taste’ for Registering to Vote

‘Ben and Jerry’s’ and ‘Hope not hate’ teamed up to encourage voter registration for the upcoming elections

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Hundreds of students flocked to the Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream van at Waltham Forest College’s main entrance after registering to vote.

Ben & Jerry’s partnered with Hope not hate to help educate, inform and encourage young people to take part in the political process. Students were awarded with the sweet taste of Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream after…


Added by Waltham Forest College on March 24, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments

Student Conference: Progression and Employability

An insight into what employers are looking for in young recruits

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Wanis Limited, one of the UK's biggest African and Caribbean wholesalers, was among the panel of employers who attended the Waltham Forest College Student Conference, entitled ‘Progression and Employability’.

The aim of the conference was to highlight the importance of English and maths and to discuss how to develop appropriate skills when looking for work.

Panel members consisted of Kapil…


Added by Waltham Forest College on March 24, 2016 at 17:58 — No Comments

National Apprenticeship Week at Waltham Forest College

A call to action for employers and learners 

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The Apprenticeship Team at Waltham Forest College delivered a series of events for employers and learners as part of National Apprenticeship Week, 14 – 18 March 2016.

Over 60 learners attended the …


Added by Waltham Forest College on March 24, 2016 at 17:57 — No Comments

Cardiff and Vale College holds progression event for learners with additional needs

Cardiff and Vale College has held a special event for its Preparation for Work and Skills students, where learners and their families could explore further education or training options.


The Progression and Employment Fayre also gave the students the opportunity to engage with employers to…


Added by Chris Baker on March 24, 2016 at 10:41 — No Comments

Louis wins gold in World Track Para-cycling Championships

Champion athlete Louis Rolfe has won his first gold medal and set a new world record as part of Great Britain’s winning sprint team in the World Track Para-cycling Championships in Italy.

The 18 year-old Cambridge Regional College Sports Studies student, who was drafted into the team as a late…


Added by Lynn O'Shea on March 23, 2016 at 14:11 — No Comments

Facing up to Higher Education's global challenges

The benefits and challenges of internationalism in a competitive global Higher Education environment will be examined at a meeting of academics at the University of Hull later today.


Professor Sue Robson from the University of Newcastle will give a keynote speech on the topic, which will be followed by discussions and interactive workshops and round tables.


The event is being held to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of the Hull ASEAN…


Added by James Perch on March 22, 2016 at 11:52 — No Comments

Trafford College transform data analytics with dashboard from Dynistics


College performance and staff accountability visualised easily in dashboard analytics

Leading further education college, Trafford College in Manchester, has seen quick data-driven analytic success following the fast implementation of dashboards from Dynistics. The college can now produce reports within minutes on key areas of performance such as English and Maths,…


Added by Jo Molloy on March 21, 2016 at 16:31 — No Comments


The future of Higher Education in England will be examined by one of the nation’s leading authorities on the subject when he delivers a prestigious annual lecture today.


Professor Sir Robert Burgess will give his critical analysis of some of the features of the Government’s controversial green paper on the Higher Education sector.


A number of leading academics have warned that the ‘Fulfilling our Potential’ paper, which was published at the end of last year,…


Added by James Perch on March 21, 2016 at 10:08 — No Comments

PayMyStudent unveil online demonstration and workshop

We are excited to be able to invite you to our online demonstration and workshop which will revolutionise the way you think about bursary management. Click below to watch our video to learn more:

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Added by Ben Ibell on March 18, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Business students brush up on hair industry

Students from Sandwell Academy brushed up their business skills when they visited an apprenticeship event to find out about all kinds of jobs on offer.

Sixth form students from the school were among hundreds of students taking part in The Real Apprentice Showcase, which was held yesterday in Walsall.

They took the chance to discuss apprenticeship options with a range of employers and training organisation as well as the Armed Forces.

For A Level business studentsAlisha…


Added by Jane Williams on March 16, 2016 at 20:38 — No Comments

Leading careers resource The Apprenticeship Guide to help MPs support apprenticeships within their constituency

Leading careers resource to help MPs support apprenticeships within their constituency

Nadhim Zahawi sends all MPs The Apprenticeship Guide and urges them to find ‘good news’ stories about apprenticeships


  • Every MP in England to receive a copy of The…

Added by David Warne on March 16, 2016 at 12:15 — No Comments

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