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The hospitality industry opens its doors to attract new talent

Top hospitality employers are joining forces to highlight the many exciting career options available in this rapidly expanding industry. The ‘My Hospitality World’ initiative, supported by Maitre D, Fred Sirieix (best known for his starring role in Channel 4’s First Dates), aims to inspire young people to consider a career in the sector. The campaign … Continue reading The hospitality industry opens its doors to attract new talent

From employer engagement to employer involvement – celebrating four years of Career Colleges

The Career Colleges Trust has welcomed over 100 representatives from its UK-wide network to its fourth Annual Conference today. Delegates at the London event heard from a number of speakers, including Jake White from The Challenge and Paul Warner from AELP, focusing on the theme ‘From employer engagement to employer involvement.’  In addition, Career College … Continue reading From employer engagement to employer involvement – celebrating four years of Career Colleges

Students shine at AA College Restaurant of the Year Awards

Two students from London South East Colleges’ Hospitality, Food and Enterprise Career College took a trip to London yesterday to represent BR6 Restaurant & Bakehouse at the AA College Restaurant of the Year Awards. Level one hospitality students Paige Davman (17) and Gabriel Iannaccone (17) were selected to make a presentation to a panel of … Continue reading Students shine at AA College Restaurant of the Year Awards

Coleg Gwent launches Wales’ first Career College

The first Career Colleges in Wales has today been launched by Coleg Gwent, ready to open its doors to students this September. Supported by a number of regional and national employers including Cisco, Wolfberry and Delio, Coleg Gwent’s Career College will offer specialised career-focused routes in healthcare and digital technology to 16-19 year olds. The … Continue reading Coleg Gwent launches Wales’ first Career College

Career College student aces work placement at the Lawn Tennis Association

A motivated IT student from Barking & Dagenham College’s Career College landed a first class work experience placement last week after impressing judges on a special digital project. Bhushita Jolly (18) took part in a live project set up by the Career Colleges Trust, in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Comic Relief at … Continue reading Career College student aces work placement at the Lawn Tennis Association

Career College students showcase digital talent in employer-led project

A nine-week ‘live’ project set by Career Colleges with Amazon Web Services and Comic Relief for 60 students from four digital Career Colleges, has come to an exciting climax. The students had been challenged to develop a solution within the digital space to engage even more 16-24 year olds with Comic Relief and secure their … Continue reading Career College students showcase digital talent in employer-led project

The changing face of construction – Youth Summit showcases the sector’s career opportunities

Over 50 students from two London colleges today heard about the many exciting career opportunities available to them in the rapidly growing construction industry. The Built Environment Youth Summit brought together top employers and young people already working in the industry with the construction students from Havering College and London South East Colleges. Organised by … Continue reading The changing face of construction – Youth Summit showcases the sector’s career opportunities

Hugh Baird College’s L20 Hotel School scoops a trio of prestigious awards

The L20 Hotel School at Hugh Baird College and its L20 Restaurant are celebrating this week after receiving a host of prestigious awards including a coveted ‘Highly Commended’ from the AA College Rosettes scheme, a Gold Accreditation and Centre of Excellence Award from People 1st. The AA College Rosette Scheme, developed by People 1st and … Continue reading Hugh Baird College’s L20 Hotel School scoops a trio of prestigious awards

UK teenagers call for work experience to be made compulsory on the curriculum

83 per cent of UK teenagers would like work experience to be made a compulsory part of the school curriculum Over a third (37 per cent) have done no work experience at school Half (51 per cent) of young people surveyed by the Career Colleges Trust have proactively organised their own work experience Teenagers feel … Continue reading UK teenagers call for work experience to be made compulsory on the curriculum