Career Colleges Trust project named as DL100 Finalist

A digital project run by the Career Colleges Trust in partnership with Amazon Web Services has been announced as a finalist in the 7th Annual Digital Leaders 100 awards. Digital Leaders is a nationwide programme to promote effective, long-term digital transformation across government, industry and charities. The independent shortlist recognises 100 people and organisations across … Continue reading Career Colleges Trust project named as DL100 Finalist

Career College students showcase their digital skills at Amazon Web Services HQ

An exciting industry-led project has come to an exciting climax, with 58 students from four digital Career Colleges presenting their ideas to judges at Amazon Web Services’ head office in London. The 16-18 year old students had undertaken an eight-week challenge – which was run by the Career Colleges Trust in partnership with AWS, Samaritans, … Continue reading Career College students showcase their digital skills at Amazon Web Services HQ

New research reveals that teenagers are unsure where their education is heading

Almost a third of British teenagers are worried that the next few years of their education may be a ‘waste of time’ and are unsure as to where their education and careers are heading. The new study of over 1000 13-16 year olds also reveals that two thirds (66%) of respondents believe league tables and … Continue reading New research reveals that teenagers are unsure where their education is heading

Top chef cooks up a storm at Orpington’s BR6 restaurant

A TOP chef has joined the team at BR6 Restaurant in Orpington. Kirstie Ison, who recently joined the team at the College’s flagship Hospitality, Food and Enterprise Career College, has previously had roles of commis chef at the Goring Hotel, pastry demi chef de Partie at Lancaster London Hotel and chef de partie at Babylon Restaurant. … Continue reading Top chef cooks up a storm at Orpington’s BR6 restaurant

Hospitality as a career of choice: My Hospitality World

25 February 2019 – 8 March 2019 My Hospitality World is an ‘open-day’ initiative taking place in March 2019.  A collaboration between the Career Colleges Trust, the Institute of Hospitality and a range of employers, it is being supported by one of the UK’s best-known hospitality personalities, Fred Sirieix. Hospitality businesses are being asked to … Continue reading Hospitality as a career of choice: My Hospitality World

Victoria Cramman has begun her reign at Career College North East (CCNE)

A unique South Tyneside training programme for people aged 14 to 19, has appointed a new head to drive further success and development. Victoria Cramman has begun her reign at Career College North East (CCNE) by challenging employers to support it through greater collaboration in developing its curriculum. She said CCNE, which launched in 2015, … Continue reading Victoria Cramman has begun her reign at Career College North East (CCNE)

Celebrating Career College student success

The benefit of hands-on, technical education is being celebrated this month, as some outstanding Career College students start exciting careers. Edward Flack (19) from Barking, Olufemi Davis (18) from Birmingham and Bhushita Jolly (19) from Bexleyheath all chose to join a digital Career College two years ago because they were interested in studying in a … Continue reading Celebrating Career College student success

The hospitality industry opens its doors to attract new talent

Top hospitality employers are joining forces to highlight the many exciting career options available in this rapidly expanding industry. The ‘My Hospitality World’ initiative, supported by Maitre D, Fred Sirieix (best known for his starring role in Channel 4’s First Dates), aims to inspire young people to consider a career in the sector. The campaign … Continue reading The hospitality industry opens its doors to attract new talent

From employer engagement to employer involvement – celebrating four years of Career Colleges

The Career Colleges Trust has welcomed over 100 representatives from its UK-wide network to its fourth Annual Conference today. Delegates at the London event heard from a number of speakers, including Jake White from The Challenge and Paul Warner from AELP, focusing on the theme ‘From employer engagement to employer involvement.’  In addition, Career College … Continue reading From employer engagement to employer involvement – celebrating four years of Career Colleges