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Westminster Kingsway Digital Technology Career College Launch Event

We’re inviting entrepreneurs and employers in the tech sector to join the Director of Google UK, Craig Fenton, at the launch of Westminster Kingsway College’s new Digital Technology Career College in partnership with the Career Colleges Trust. This exciting new partnership, will offer employer-led education for 14-19-year-olds, who are interested in pursuing a career in … Continue reading Westminster Kingsway Digital Technology Career College Launch Event

Justine Greening calls for ‘army of skilled young people’

Businesses in England are being urged by the government to create a post-Bexit “army of skilled young people”. Education Secretary Justine Greening is set to call for firms to back the government’s attempts to overhaul technical training for teenagers. From next April, £50m is being made available to fund work placements and £15m to help … Continue reading Justine Greening calls for ‘army of skilled young people’

CAREER COLLEGES TRUST CELEBRATES ITS THIRD YEAR

The Career Colleges Trust held its third Annual Conference yesterday, celebrating the growth and success of its network. 20 Career Colleges will be open around the country by the end of this year, specialising in six growth industries: digital, engineering, hospitality, healthcare, construction and professional services. The theme of this year’s conference was Building Skills … Continue reading CAREER COLLEGES TRUST CELEBRATES ITS THIRD YEAR

Student-Led Restaurant BR6 scoops national accolade

London South East Colleges’ student-led BR6 restaurant is the first college restaurant in London to be awarded a Highly Commended AA Rosette and a People 1st Gold Accreditation. The AA College Rosette Scheme recognises college restaurants for the quality of food they produce and the level of service delivered. Qualified AA hotel and restaurant inspectors … Continue reading Student-Led Restaurant BR6 scoops national accolade

Mark and Roger Dawe: Big guns who see eye to eye on FE’s future

Having spent their careers in leading roles within the further education sector, this father and son discuss policy change and the secrets of harmony. When Mark Dawe was head of corporate services at Canterbury College in 1996, he was none too pleased to get a letter from the government ending the glorious years of ever-increasing … Continue reading Mark and Roger Dawe: Big guns who see eye to eye on FE’s future

4th July 2017: Career Colleges Trust Annual Conference, Grosvenor House

he 3rd annual Career College Conference provides an opportunity to staff, students and employers from Career Colleges to come together to discuss key issues, showcase experiences and achievements and network with colleagues from across the country. This year’s theme is Developing Business Skills but the event will also include: Keynote sessions on Managing Challenging Behaviour … Continue reading 4th July 2017: Career Colleges Trust Annual Conference, Grosvenor House

School pupils invited to chart a maritime career in South Shields

Career College North East (CCNE) is expanding its provision into new waters to offer 14 to 19-year-olds expert instruction in maritime studies. Launching in September 2017, it will allow schoolchildren to access a route into the Merchant Navy through CCNE’s partnership with South Shields Marine School, one of the world’s leading training centres. Those who … Continue reading School pupils invited to chart a maritime career in South Shields

Influential Scottish chef Mark Greenaway returns to Hugh Baird College’s L20 Hotel School

Influential Scottish chef Mark Greenaway returned to Hugh Baird College’s L20 Hotel School, one year on from his debut visit, to work alongside students at their final guest chef evening of the academic year. Mark is a true advocate of providing young people with the support they need to get the best start in the … Continue reading Influential Scottish chef Mark Greenaway returns to Hugh Baird College’s L20 Hotel School