Articles from London South East Colleges

“Speak out and make a difference” Stuart Lawrence’s inspiring message to students

Educator and motivational speaker, Stuart Lawrence (@sal2nd), spoke to students and staff at London South East Colleges (@LSEColleges) yesterday - highlighting the importance of ‘speaking out’ and making a difference.

London South East Colleges hospitality students lockdown in their own kitchens for the BR6 Chef Challenge

Hospitality and catering students at @LSEColleges have been carefully and creatively adapting their own kitchens over the past six weeks to continue learning  Tutors quickly re-arranged timetables shortly before lockdown to concentrate on practical sessions and subsequent assessments followed before the doors closed. Distance learning packages were then carefully assembled including lots of reading materials, videos, presentations and knowledge tests. Daily engagement with students (via Zoom, WhatsApp, the BR6 Twitter account and other online learning tools) has been ongoing and a set of challenges and competitions set each week for the students to get their teeth into. 

The Education Skills Crisis: urgent action needed

Over the past few weeks, it has been hard to escape the news about job vacancies reaching record highs across many industries and the tirade of policy experts keen to give their opinion on the matter.   

Shining a light on the true value of our sector - GOOD FOR ME GOOD FOR FE

#GoodForMeGoodForFE - The FE college sector is much misunderstood and misrepresented in the education system but those of us that work in it or indeed have had our lives transformed by it, will know that colleges play a far more significant role than they are given credit for.      

NEW BOARD APPOINTMENT FOR LONDON & SOUTH EAST EDUCATION GROUP

London & South East Education Group has appointed a new governor with a strong education policy background to support the organisation’s growth and development.

Scouts, NAVCA and SLQ support Good for Me Good for FE

@UKScouting, @NAVCA and @SportsLeaders support #GoodforMeGoodforFE  Scouts, NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) and SLQ are the first charitable organisations to lend their support to the FE sector’s new community action initiative – Good for Me Good for FEGood for Me Good for FE.     

Good for ME Good for FE is launched

FE partnership launches community action drive to raise £1m of social value. @samparrett1 from @LSEColleges, @Joannemaher from @Lborocollege and @coachinception @EastCoast_Coll are urging colleges around the country to join the new initiative.  

College Chair is appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London

The new Chair of London South East Colleges, Stephen Howlett, has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, Mr Kenneth Olisa OBE.

LONDON SOUTH EAST COLLEGES APPOINTS NEW CHAIR

London South East Colleges has appointed Stephen Howlett as the new Chair of its Corporation. Stephen takes the helm from Roger Dawe, who stepped down earlier this summer after five years in the role.

Improving employment opportunities for SEND learners at London South East Colleges

London South East Colleges is one of eight Further Education providers to be included in the Education and Training Foundation’s (@E_T_Foundation) Centres for Excellence in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (CfESEND) programme.

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