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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

Parent launches new website to help students choose their education options

Faced with the daunting task of finding a secondary school for his eldest son Tony Wittridge was frustrated by the lack of information available to parents. Seeing lots of other parents in the same position who were also spending hours online researching schools and when the next Open Evenings where coming up, Tony decided to … Continue reading Parent launches new website to help students choose their education options

Announcement of the judging panel for FIS Skills flagship #iBuiltThis2017 campaign

Last week, FIS Skills, (part of FIS the trade body of the Fit-Out Sector) announced the launch of our flagship #iBuiltThis2017 campaign. A visual campaign, image led and run completely on social media utilising the Instagram and Twitter platforms for a period of three weeks, with the submissions opening from the 04th Sept and closing … Continue reading Announcement of the judging panel for FIS Skills flagship #iBuiltThis2017 campaign

Career College North East – Results Day

Students on a new and unique North-East education programme are celebrating success in its first ever results. All 12 learners who started Career College North East (CCNE) as 14-year-olds at its launch in 2015, have passed its innovative joint vocational and academic course. Each will either progress into an apprenticeship, an engineering maritime pre-cadetship, or … Continue reading Career College North East – Results Day

Launch of FIS Skills flagship #iBuiltThis2017 social media campaign

FIS Skills, the specialist skills delivery capability of Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) are pleased to announce the launch of our flagship #iBuiltThis2017 campaign. A visual campaign, image led and run completely on social media utilising the Instagram and Twitter platforms for a period of three weeks, with the submissions opening from the 04th Sept … Continue reading Launch of FIS Skills flagship #iBuiltThis2017 social media campaign

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’