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Apprenticeship Training Agency South East Wales City Region launches new website - growing skills across the region

As the Cardiff City Deal was signed, the region’s new Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) South East Wales City Region has today launched its new website, making it easier for businesses to take on apprentices.

 

ATA is an independent company established and owned by Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) with the aim of growing apprenticeship opportunities across the South East Wales City Region.

 

ATA will provide a low-risk, supportive solution for employers to grow…

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Added by Chris Baker on March 16, 2016 at 9:14 — No Comments

RAC apprentices are first to join new patrol academy

The first ever apprentices to join the RAC’s new patrol academy met David Meller, Joint Chair of the Apprenticeship Delivery Board ahead of the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2016.

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Added by Wow! Marketing on March 15, 2016 at 12:36 — No Comments

BOLTON COLLEGE LEARNERS DAZZLE IN ‘FANTASY’ BEAUTY SHOWCASE

Bolton College’s annual Beauty Showcase returned in full swing on Tuesday 8th March, with learners brandishing face-paint and make-up brushes to produce their own weird and wonderful interpretations of the prescribed theme ‘fantasy’.

 

The glittering…

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Added by Beth Collett on March 15, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

Apprenticeships on the agenda at CAVC finance industry breakfast

The cream of Cardiff’s financial and professional services industry have attended an event showcasing the work of Further Education institutions in this strongly developing field.

The business breakfast held in The Classroom, Cardiff and Vale College’s fifth floor restaurant at its City Centre Campus…

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Added by Chris Baker on March 15, 2016 at 10:08 — No Comments

Uxbridge College Marks National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week 2016, from March 14-18, showcases apprentices and apprentice employers.

One of the many successful apprentice partnerships supported by Uxbridge College is between Natural Beauty salon in Eastcote and their Beauty Therapist Jordan Droy.

Jordan, who has now…

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Added by liz Bellchambers on March 14, 2016 at 17:39 — No Comments

WFC students set to compete at National Level in Cross Country

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services students from Waltham Forest College have successfully qualified to represent London at a national level in Cross Country sport.

Jakeem Adman and Ismaa'eel Edoo, who volunteers at the City of London & North East Sector Army Cadet Force in Waltham Cross, recently competed at a…

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Added by Waltham Forest College on March 14, 2016 at 12:50 — No Comments

Dynistics announces new range of apprenticeship dashboards for FE Colleges

Dynistics’ Active Dashboard for Apprenticeships a vital tool in securing funding

To mark this year’s Apprenticeship Week, dashboard technology provider, Dynistics, has announced today its new range of plug and play Apprenticeship Programme dashboard templates for Further Education (FE) colleges.  This will allow student colleges to easily provide data-driven proof of the success of their courses, from student satisfaction rates through to…

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Added by Jo Molloy on March 14, 2016 at 12:49 — No Comments

Hairdressing Students set to take part in Chris and Sons Level 2 Hairdressing Competition

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Hairdressing students, Naghmana Andlib and Jerome Mason at Waltham Forest College have been selected to take part in the up-coming Chris and Sons Hairdressing Level 2 Student of the Year Competition on Wednesday 27 April.

The students were chosen after taking part in a …

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Added by Waltham Forest College on March 14, 2016 at 12:45 — No Comments

College Partner Floortrain, Recognised for Delivering Award Winning Apprenticeship Courses

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Waltham Forest College apprenticeship partner Floortrain, was awarded the Silver Medal at the National Apprenticeships 4 England Awards 2016, held at the Emirates Stadium in London on Thursday 25 February.

Floortrain have long been the Flooring industry's first choice for …

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Added by Waltham Forest College on March 14, 2016 at 12:40 — No Comments

Inclusive Sports Day at Forest YMCA

Inclusive Sports Day at Forest YMCA

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A group of Life Skills students from Waltham Forest College recently took part in an Inclusive Sports Participation project organised by Waltham Forest Council and Motivate East at the Forest…

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Added by Waltham Forest College on March 14, 2016 at 12:38 — No Comments

Cambridge Regional College opens its doors for University Science Festival

Young scientists and engineers of the future had a go at chemistry experiments, practical engineering and model car-building when Cambridge Regional College opened its doors for the Science Festival.

In an evening of activities, children examined the composition of milk in the science labs, discovered more about the biology of the zebrafish and took a look at the engineering behind Cambridge University’s eco car – which made a special appearance at the college.…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on March 11, 2016 at 11:36 — No Comments

Drugs expert gives students insight into work of police

Police Academy students at Cambridge Regional College were given a sharp introduction to the dangers of drugs and how to spot them on the streets in a lecture by one of the country’s leading experts.

Gavin Guy, of Cambridgeshire Constabulary, who has been involved in some of the…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on March 9, 2016 at 14:27 — No Comments

Innovate Awarding officially launches

On Thursday 11th February, delegates, exhibitors, and associates of Innovate Awarding gathered at the historic Bristol venue of St George’s Church to mark the official launch of Innovate Awarding (formerly Lifetime Awarding) brand. It was the perfect opportunity to celebrate our recent rebranding and upgraded website, and to confirm our approach to designing and delivering top quality vocational qualifications.  The atmospheric crypt at St George’s provided…

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Added by Innovate Awarding on March 9, 2016 at 11:43 — No Comments

Innovate Awarding officially launches

On Thursday 11th February, delegates, exhibitors, and associates of Innovate Awarding gathered at the historic Bristol venue of St George’s Church to mark the official launch of Innovate Awarding (formerly Lifetime Awarding) brand. It was the perfect opportunity to celebrate our recent rebranding and upgraded website, and to confirm our approach to designing and delivering top quality vocational qualifications.  The atmospheric crypt at St George’s provided…

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Added by Innovate Awarding on March 9, 2016 at 11:38 — No Comments

New study reveals university outcomes for further education mathematics students

New study reveals university outcomes for further education mathematics students

 

Research conducted by the School of Education at University of Leeds, shows that International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students who study mathematics at higher level* are more likely (34 percent) to obtain a first class degree than those studying alternative pre-university…

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Added by International Baccalaureate on March 8, 2016 at 14:13 — No Comments

LEADING FREEDOM CAMPAIGNER TO SPEAK ON RIGHT TO EDUCATION AT UNIVERSITY

One of Britain’s leading authorities on freedom will be giving a keynote speech at the University of Hull on Wednesday (March 9).

 

Shami Chakrabarti, Director of campaign group Liberty, will be speaking on the theme of ‘Human Rights and the Education Space’.

 

The speech comes at a crucial time, as 15 years after the Human Rights Act came into force, the Government is intent on repealing it.

 

The event sees the university’s Faculty of Education…

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Added by James Perch on March 7, 2016 at 15:11 — No Comments

HSE Chair visits Cambridge Regional College

Dame Judith Hackitt, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive and a champion of women in engineering, has praised Cambridge Regional College’s outstanding facilities.

During a visit to CRC – her first to a further education college – she said it was “inspiring” to see the quality of facilities available to…

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Added by Lynn O'Shea on March 4, 2016 at 15:24 — No Comments

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SELECTION AND NATIONAL AMBASSADOR ROLE FOR LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE SQUASH PLAYER

A Loughborough College student has discovered he has been selected to play squash in world competition - and has been named as a national ambassador for his sport.

 

At 17 Noah Duckworth will be the youngest member of the England squad, who are the current individual, doubles and team title holders, at…

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Added by Elizabeth Udall on March 4, 2016 at 15:19 — No Comments

Job search students at Cardiff and Vale College get a powerful bursary boost

Cardiff and Vale College has launched a new initiative where businesses can provide Corporate Social Responsibility funding to help support students and help them boost their employability skills.

 

Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distribution business serving South Wales,  has…

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Added by Chris Baker on March 4, 2016 at 10:07 — No Comments

GOLD WIN AT TOP NATIONAL COMPETITION SECURES INTERNATIONAL CULINARY OLYMPICS SPOT FOR LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE CHEFS

Loughborough College chefs took top spot at the London final of a prestigious national competition with the gold win for the all-female team earning them a coveted place alongside some of the world’s best chefs at the International Culinary Olympics.

 

Daniella Bromley, Emily Bucknall and Rebecca Brooks…

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Added by Elizabeth Udall on March 4, 2016 at 9:04 — No Comments

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