Students are turning to the internet to fund their dreams as a college becomes the first in the country to launch its own crowdfunding platform.
Barnsley College is the first FE college in the UK to create a crowdfunding site which allows its students to ask members of the public to help them achieve their business goals. BCKickstart encourages budding entrepreneurs to put details of their business online so they can ask potential investors to donate cash to help them develop their…Continue
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£5 million available to energy efficiency projects for colleges in England, Scotland and Wales
Salix is delighted to announce the launch of £5 million of funding for energy efficiency and carbon reduction projects in Further Education (FE) Colleges in England, Scotland and Wales, in partnership with the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) and Association of Colleges (AoC).
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Learning centres should be encouraged to continue to access funding for QCF English and maths provision, despite the current review undertaken by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), says OCR.
Charlotte Bosworth, Director for Skills and Employment at OCR commented: “It remains the case that funding via the SFA and EFA is still widely available to support students in improving their skills in critical areas such as English and maths. Bodies such as Ofsted and the SFA are keen to…Continue
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Sponsored by Promethean, the survey took in the views of 252 business executives from the UK and the US. It revealed that organisations from both sides of the Atlantic…Continue
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Leading North West Apprenticeship provider, Alliance Learning, wants small and medium sized businesses in the North West to get in touch urgently and apply for their share of a new £60m government grant which has been launched to support the recruitment of Apprentices.
The National Apprenticeship Service will provide up to 40,000 grants of £1,500 to small and medium sized businesses who recruit 16 to 24 year olds on an Apprenticeship programme for the first…Continue
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The specialist awarding organisation for industry qualifications has welcomed the announcement of £1bn to provide over…Continue
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Future provision of English for speakers of other languages courses. This is a debate in the House of Commons (Westminster Hall ) on May 3 at 9.30 sponsored by Heidi Alexander MP.Continue
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A day of 'Action for ESOL' took place throughout the country on the 24th March. In London supporters marched to Downing Street and handed in a petition with over 17,000 name. A Parliamentary ESOL briefing was held on the 29th March which allowed learners, teachers and stakeholders to brief MP's and Peers on the adverse consequences of the funding reforms.
The 'Action for ESOL' Co-ordinating Committee would like to invite all supporters to their next meeting to discuss the next stages…Continue
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Both businesses and those who are unemployed can now benefit from £2.5m of new funding and grants now available for Apprenticeships across the East Midlands region.
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