FE colleges

Warwickshire CCC and Sandwell College form partnership to deliver BTEC studies at Edgbaston Stadium

Warwickshire CCC and Sandwell College have announced a new partnership that will see a new two-year further education course delivered in collaboration with the club’s official charity the Edgbaston Foundation. The programme is designed to support a career in professional sport, delivered from the iconic Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham. The …

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Gower College Swansea apprenticeship scheme named best in UK

Welsh-based further education institution, Gower College Swansea, has scooped a top accolade at a national awards ceremony. Gower College Swansea won Apprenticeship Programme of the Year at the annual Tes FE Awards, which recognises the best further education organisations supporting learners across the UK. The college was commended for developing …

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Plymouth College of Art launches dynamic Creative Education Short Course for teachers

Plymouth College of Art are already renowned for their highly sought-after creative evening classes and Short Courses, covering a wide range of subjects from calligraphy to ceramics. Now, the college has launched a new Short Course aimed at teachers, designed to give them the skills to tackle the challenges of …

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£3m training boost for Sunderland College

World-class facilities that will deliver ‘unparalleled learning opportunities’ for North East students are set to move forward, after a successful £3m bid to Government. Sunderland College will be rolling out prestigious new T Levels from a new cutting-edge immersive environment, after the Government confirmed it will fund the transformation of …

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NewVIc launches new African Studies Centre to transform the teaching of black history in schools

The new African Studies Centre, the first of its kind, will equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to teach students about the history of Africa, doing away with a tradition of learning about this diverse continent through the lens of European Colonialism. The College has teamed up with world-class …

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Association of Colleges responds to government guidance on reopening colleges and schools in September

Today the Department for Education has published guidance to support colleges to fully reopen in September. Responding to the announcement by the Education Secretary, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, David Hughes said: “Since the outbreak of COVID19, colleges have been pragmatic and acted swiftly to protect student safety, whilst …

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Kirklees College raises vital funds for Kirkwood Hospice

Hair and Beauty students across Kirklees College’s Dewsbury and Huddersfield Centres have, through a week of fundraising events, raised £909.32 for Kirkwood Hospice, the local charity, that provides outstanding care for people with life-limiting illnesses, their families and loved ones. Kirkwood Hospice is close to the hearts of many students …

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