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2016-09-19T01:00:00

Leeds City College has partnered with Young Enterprise and Johnson & Johnson’s Bridge to Employment initiative to deliver a three-year project with South Leeds Academy.

The project will give 48 students the opportunity to experience a range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson companies such as DePuy Synthes, Janssen Pharmaceutical, LifeScan and Noramco.

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2016-08-11T01:00:00

With just a week to go before thousands of students across Staffordshire receive their A-level results, Newcastle-under-Lyme College (NULC), the highest performing further education institution in the region, is reassuring students that whatever their results, there are options and support available.

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Academy conversion can be an incredibly complex process – one that requires a great deal of thought before you venture into it. Deciding whether or not your school or college is ready to convert can take time, and can also involve many discussions with your governing body and stakeholders.

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ADULT learners and educators from across the North East were celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony set up to mark the 20th anniversary of Access Validating Agency One Awards.

The organisation, previously known as TROCN and OCN North East Region, has helped thousands of people into higher education over the past 20 years. Tyne Metropolitan College had plenty to cheer about being announced joint winner of the Outstanding Commitment to Student Experience Award.

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There are many ways for a person to make a living in the United States, with any level of education or skill. But statistics do show that a person with a four year college degree (a Bachelor’s degree) will earn, on average, nearly $22,000 a year more than a person with only a high school diploma (Farnen, n.d.).

Over a lifetime this can come out to more than a 1.1 million dollar difference! Of course, earning a college degree is challenging and expensive.

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MOTOR vehicle students at Buxton & Leek College are putting their learning to the test in rebuilding their own kit car.

A group of six learners on the Level 2 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair course are putting in extra hours at the College’s training centre, on the Harpur Hill Business Park at Buxton, to get the car on the road in time to take part in Buxton’s annual carnival parade in July.

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Escape Mobility has been established since 1987 and has a vast amount of experience in providing evacuation solutions for various business sectors. Escape Mobility has a strong and supportive focus on understanding the needs of people in educational buildings and how to evacuate them safely in the event of an emergency.

Evacuation specialists at Escape Mobility can help you to identify if you have the right evacuation equipment and emergency plans in place so that students, teachers and any visitors to your school can be evacuated safely.

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