22nd January 2020

CCNE Resilience Training

Students with brains but not enough backbone are set to get the personal attributes to impress in the workplace through a new education initiative at Career College North East (CCNE). They will be taught how to properly apply themselves to the world of work through specially-designed resilience training developed by CCNE, a unique skills initiative CCNE Resilience Training

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20th January 2020

Scotland’s first Career College to take construction training to the next level

The Career Colleges Trust has approved City of Glasgow College to launch the first Career College in Scotland sponsored by family-owned building and civil engineering contractor, Sir Robert McAlpine. The pioneering initiative will offer employer-led skills training to 16-18-year olds. Its focus will be on the new digital methods of construction which are becoming crucial within Scotland’s first Career College to take construction training to the next level

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7th October 2019

How to maximise project-based learning in FE

It’s when projects revolve around tough, real-world problems that students thrive, says Dawn Buzzard Project-based learning (PBL) is catching on: its value to students is increasingly being recognised by both educators and employers. It focuses on the development of a student’s critical thinking and problem-solving skills, rather than just their ability to retain knowledge. This type of How to maximise project-based learning in FE

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17th July 2019

Career College student wins top apprenticeship with Amazon Web Services

A 17-year-old Career College student has had his hard work rewarded with a lucrative apprenticeship offer from digital giant AWS. Mihai Daniel Eremia (Dani) joined BMet’s Digital Career College last year to study for a Level 3 Software Developer qualification. He had moved to the UK from his native Romania to achieve his ambition of Career College student wins top apprenticeship with Amazon Web Services

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