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  • 88% of Mothers Face Problems when Returning to Work
    Recent research by HR training providers DPG has revealed that less than one-third (32%) of women were able to return to work full time after having children. One in five mothers (19%) ended up leaving their jobs as a result.  The research, which surveyed 1,000 mothers with children under 16, revealed the most common issues […]
  • A Welcome Course for Welsh Language
    Staff at NPTC Group of Colleges have been developing their Welsh language skills. The Welcome/Croeso course encouraged staff to improve their Welsh language skills in the workplace by engaging with colleagues, students and shareholders bilingually. The online course, which was rolled out at the same time as the Welsh Language Standards, was positively received, with […]
  • Silver Medal in Forensics Competition
    Two NPTC Group of Colleges science students have stormed to silver in the Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales Forensic Science Competition. The Applied Science (Biomedical & Forensic) students fought off competition from students from colleges and sixth forms from across Wales to take the silver medal, narrowly missing the top spot. Natasha McBrien and Lois […]
  • A Winter Festival of Music
    Students from NPTC Group of Colleges’ Music Academy captivated a sell-out crowd at Saint David’s Church in Neath with a stunning evening of live music. The Winter Festival of Music showcased the talents of every single student involved with the Music Academy including all vocational courses and extra-curricular groups. Performances on the night included a […]
  • Celebrating Student Partnership at Borders College
    In October this year Borders College and the Borders College Students’ Association (BCSA) signed the 2018-19 Student Partnership Agreement. This agreement sets out the ways in which students can influence the life of the college, and outlines key projects which staff and students can work on together to improve the student experience. As part of […]
  • Bradford College Students perform at poignant Cathedral service
    Performing Arts students from  took part in a poignant carol service at Bradford Cathedral. Year two students performed in the Lights To Remember service which is organised by the Marie Curie charity and brings people together to remember loved ones who have died. The students performed a piece they had devised themselves after visiting the […]
  • Barnsley Sixth Form College Students quiz council leader
    Barnsley Sixth Form College students had the opportunity to quiz Barnsley Council Leader, Cllr Sir Steve Houghton CBE, during a digital surgery conducted via video link. The students posted pressing questions to Cllr Houghton as part of the Digital Surgeries programme, created by social enterprise The Politics Project. The Politics Project aims to transform the […]
  • Ilkeston College Students Create Visual Interpretation of Winter Solstice
      Students at Ilkeston Technical Skills College, part of the Derby College Group, have created intricate hair and beauty designs depicting Winter Solstice as part of an Arts Development project led by Erewash Borough Council. Hair and Beauty students, based at the College in Pimlico, worked with poet Chrissie Hall of Lifestory Writing. Their designs […]
  • Brock Berthon apprentices on epic journey to bring home luxury yacht
    Brock Berthon apprentices on epic adventure aboard luxury yacht Brockenhurst College Marine apprentices from Berthon Boat Company are assisting on an epic journey around the globe aboard a luxury yacht. The 78-foot GREY WOLF II is sailing under the command of owner Peter Watson, accompanied by a series of Berthon apprentices, each undertaking different legs […]
  • New Zephaniah learning centre is officially opened at Harrow College
    A new learning centre has been officially opened during a launch event at Harrow College. The newly refurbished building is based at the college’s Harrow Weald Campus and provides students with high quality facilities and a modern spacious learning environment in which they can develop their skills and knowledge. The 2-storey building includes a ground […]