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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’

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

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