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Hadlow College and West Kent College choose Intuition for their Student Services teams

In 2014 Hadlow College took over West Kent and Ashford College, a result of disseverment of K-College, to form the Hadlow Group.

Hadlow College has been graded as “Outstanding” by Ofsted for both Teaching and Care Provision.  The College places considerable emphasis on the safeguarding and well‑being of its learners throughout their time at the College in order to create a perfect and secure learning environment.

Shortly after the takeover it became obvious that the Group would…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on April 11, 2016 at 8:20 — 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…

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

How Grimsby Institute uses Labour/Insight to get a competitive advantage

Labour market information (LMI) is at the heart of strategic decisions at the Grimsby Institute Group, one of England’s largest providers of Further and Higher Education. They have always used publicly available labour market data including governmental statistics to support their curriculum planning and overall business strategy. What they were lacking was granularity that would give them more competitive edge. That is why, in 2014,…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on February 8, 2016 at 11:12 — No Comments

Lincoln College chooses Connect Employer Engagement as their CRM software

Active Informatics are delighted to announce that Lincoln College has chosen Connect Employer Engagement as their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to support their Business Development department.

With three sites, Lincoln College is the largest educational institution in Lincolnshire, with around 9,000 students of whom over 3,000 are full-time. Lincoln College was rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2011.

We approached Active as we were looking to engage a new…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on December 7, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

West Suffolk College renews its Intuition contract

Active Informatics are delighted to announce that West Suffolk College has renewed their contract for Intuition for their student services department.

West Suffolk College is a rural further education college with over 13,798 students including 14-16 students, 16-18 students, apprentices, workplace learners and adult students in 2013/14.

The College are Intuition users since 2011. Intuition helps the College to manage support for all its vulnerable learners as well as an…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on November 17, 2015 at 10:28 — No Comments

Bridgwater College on their experience with Careers Explorer

Bridgwater College purchased Careers Explorer in May 2014 to support their careers team during 1:1 interviews and has recently renewed the contract for another year. In the past year they had also decided to launch Careers Explorer to their A-level and vocational students. The College hosts Careers Explorer on their intranet. We talked with Fiona Henman, Admissions and Guidance Manager at the College, about their experience with using Careers Explorer.

Introducing Careers Explorer to…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on November 17, 2015 at 10:25 — No Comments

Cornwall County Council: Centralising approach to LMI and Careers Advice in Schools

Active Informatics are delighted to announce that Cornwall County Council has renewed its license for Labour/Insight. They have also decided to purchase the Careers Explorer LMI application on behalf of secondary schools in Cornwall to promote usage of labour market intelligence for impartial and evidence based careers advice.

Labour/Insight for economic development

Cornwall County Council has been using Labour/Insight since 2013 as a source of real-time skills and labour…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on November 17, 2015 at 10:24 — No Comments

Burton and South Derbyshire College chooses Connect Employer Engagement as their CRM

We are delighted to announce that Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC) has chosen Connect Employer Engagement as their Customer Relationship Management system (CRM) to support their Business Development department.

BSDC is dedicated to supporting local, regional and national employers to equip their workforce with the skills they need to remain competitive. They have a range of partnerships with employers, ensuring their curriculum is aligned to industry demands. The College is…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on September 21, 2015 at 9:24 — No Comments

South Essex College on Careers Explorer

South Essex College of Further & Higher Education purchased Careers Explorer in 2014 to provide careers advice and to help their marketing efforts across its three main campuses in Basildon, Southend and Thurrock. We have talked to Michael Bennett, Head of Marketing and Communications, about how they have been using Careers Explorer so far and about his thoughts on the product.

What persuaded you to…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on June 26, 2015 at 15:33 — No Comments

Petroc College: Supporting students with Careers Explorer

Petroc College of Further and Higher Education is one of the South West’s leading colleges with main campuses in Barnstaple and Tiverton. Since Petroc purchased Careers Explorer in December 2014, the system has proved very popular with its students – with over 1500 searches in the past five months.

We talked with Jackie Carlton, Careers Adviser at the College’s Job shop. In her role, Jackie is responsible for employer engagement as well as…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on June 26, 2015 at 15:31 — No Comments

Colchester Institute: Keeping track of budgets - it's all in the reports

With an annual turnover exceeding £40 million Colchester Institute is the largest General Further Education provider of its kind serving North Essex and the surrounding areas, delivering a wide range of full- and part-time vocationally orientated programmes, to both Further Education and Higher Education learners.

Colchester Institute receives every year substantial support from Discretionary Learner Support and other funding…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on June 9, 2015 at 12:55 — No Comments

Peterborough Regional College renews its contract for Intuition

Peterborough Regional College has been an Intuition customer since 2012. The College is the largest educational institution serving Peterborough and serves around 8,500 students annually from age 14 upwards. The College specialises in vocational education, apprenticeships and skills training. Peterborough Regional College is currently rated ‘good with outstanding features’ by Ofsted (2012).

We have spoken with Katie McAllister, Student Wellbeing and Enrichment Manager, about how…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on April 27, 2015 at 13:51 — No Comments

City College Peterborough purchases Intuition to support their student services

We are delighted to announce that City College Peterborough has recently signed up a three year contract for Intuition, our CRM solution for student services departments.

City College Peterborough was founded in 1944 and has been providing adult learning ever since but today they have expanded their offering to include college courses, apprenticeships and workplace training for the Peterborough community.

Rachel Baldwin, Student Services Coordinator at City College…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on April 8, 2015 at 8:26 — No Comments

Employer Engagement Survey reveals the need for improved collaboration between colleges and LEPs

What are the best current practices in Employer Engagement in Further Education? During February 2015 we asked in our Employer Engagement Survey 67 professionals working in Further Education across United Kingdom what they think about Employer Engagement, what marketing activities  they do…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on March 9, 2015 at 14:47 — No Comments

Cumbria Intelligence Observatory renews their contract for Labour/Insight for 2015

We are delighted to announce that Cumbria Intelligence Observatory has renewed their license of Labour/Insight for 2015. Cumbria Intelligence Observatory has been using Labour/Insight since 2013. The aim of the Observatory is to bring together high quality research, information and intelligence on a wide range of themes including the economy, demographics and skills.  A variety of partners are involved including the County Council (which leads the Observatory), the Local Enterprise…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on February 17, 2015 at 14:59 — No Comments

Employer Engagement Survey - Get your voice heard

Participate in our short survey for marketing and business development professionals in further education “The state of Employer Engagement in Further Education” and get your voice heard.

The demands on employer engagement teams are increasing, the technology available now wasn't a few years ago.

What professionals such as you think about the current state and what challenges you face? Participate and help us challenge how things are done.

The results will give you an…

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Added by Zlata Larsen on January 30, 2015 at 16:48 — No Comments

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