Work Placement Pilots for T levels, in action- sharing experience from the Career College network- 19th March

What and why? With the first tranche of T levels in development and FE colleges being asked to confirm their commitment last week, the Trust believes it would be helpful to showcase insight from pioneers currently involved in the large-scale work experience pilots. We want to support DfE colleagues with practical recommendations coming out of … Continue reading Work Placement Pilots for T levels, in action- sharing experience from the Career College network- 19th March

Built Environment Youth Summit – 7th March

Why? Dispelling myths- highlighting career opportunities When MOST people think of the Built Environment or Construction, they think of building and physical materials (bricks, woodwork etc.). But the truth is that a lot of construction and modernisation of our built environment is about much wider vocations, great career opportunities, the need for a range of … Continue reading Built Environment Youth Summit – 7th March

Learning the art of fine dining

Students from London South East Colleges’ flagship Hospitality, Food and Enterprise Career College have been plunged into the deep end this term, undertaking ten days of intensive work experience at some of the capital’s most distinguished restaurants and eateries. In total, 43 students have been sent to work placements at over 30 reputable establishments including Harrods, Chop … Continue reading Learning the art of fine dining

Gateshead pupils become architects of their futures

School pupils have teamed up with Gateshead College and Newcastle-based property and construction consultancy firm, Turner & Townsend, to design an eco-friendly community building. The year 10 pupils, from Cardinal Hume Catholic School and Joseph Swan Academy in Gateshead, enjoyed a tour of Newcastle University’s Urban Science building this week to plan their designs and … Continue reading Gateshead pupils become architects of their futures

Putting the Careers Strategy into practice

Article in FE News 19th December 2017 – https://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/15631-putting-the-careers-strategy-into-practice Every ‘long-awaited’ strategy from the Government comes with much expectation from the sector it affects. This is most certainly the case with the Careers Strategy, published last week. Careers education has long been criticised by employers, parents, universities and even schools themselves – so action to improve … Continue reading Putting the Careers Strategy into practice

Students to provide digital solution for charity

Career College students working with cloud provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support Sport Relief 2018 Students from four Career Colleges are being given the exciting opportunity to work on a live digital project in support of Comic Relief’s Sport Relief 2018 campaign. The initiative is being run with AWS, the cloud computing part of … Continue reading Students to provide digital solution for charity

Career Colleges Trust’s digital lead to sit on new T-Level Panel

The Career Colleges Trust’s digital lead, Julia Von Klonowski, has been appointed to sit on the panel of industry professionals who will oversee the creation of the new Digital T-Level curriculum. One of three digital panels, the Data and Digital Business Services group will be chaired by John Meech, Lead Service Solution Architect at Fujitsu. … Continue reading Career Colleges Trust’s digital lead to sit on new T-Level Panel

Havering College Construction and Engineering Career College Launch

We are excited to announce the launch of our Construction and Engineering Career College on the 17th of October with a visit from Lord Baker, Founder of the Career Colleges Trust. The UK is currently experiencing a skills shortage in the Construction and Engineering sectors and the demand for skilled young people to enter these … Continue reading Havering College Construction and Engineering Career College Launch

Westminster Kingsway Health and Social Care Career College Launch Event

Entrepreneurs and employers in the health and social care sector are invited to the launch of Westminster Kingsway’s new Health and Social Care Career College, formed 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 health and social care. … Continue reading Westminster Kingsway Health and Social Care Career College Launch Event

Career Colleges Digital Skills Partnership Conference, 13th December 2017

The Careers Colleges Trust Digital Skills Partnership (Careers Colleges Trust, Ideas4Learning and Coralesce) has successfully developed 7 innovative online courses for the Education and Training Foundation to upskill instructors, trainers and teachers on applying digital skills covering social media; assessment; video learning; online meeting technologies; designing content; differentiation and workplace training. These 7 GLH courses as … Continue reading Career Colleges Digital Skills Partnership Conference, 13th December 2017