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Painting & Decorating Lecturer Wins Purdy UK ‘Mentor of the Year’

Painting & Decorating Lecturer Wins Purdy UK ‘Mentor of the Year’

A Leeds College of Building lecturer has been named ‘Mentor of the Year’ by professional painting-tools specialists, Purdy UK.John Stevenson, a Painting & Decorating lecturer,...
Learning and development disconnect between women in tech and employers, finds Skillsoft research

Learning and development disconnect between women in tech and employers, finds Skillsoft research

Research reveals women’s desire for professional development and career advancement, but lack of opportunity in the workplace Today, Skillsoft (NYSE: SKIL), a global leader in corporate...
College Roofing Department Celebrates BMI Apprentice of the Year Win

College Roofing Department Celebrates BMI Apprentice of the Year Win

For the third year running, a Leeds College of Building student has won gold at the coveted BMI Apprentice of the Year 2021 competition. One...
Loughborough College trio scoop medals in World Skills competition

Loughborough College trio scoop medals in World Skills competition

A Loughborough College student scooped gold and two others won medals in the UK’s biggest skills competition. Grace Burton, 17, of Loughborough, won gold in...
North Wales college in UK top five at returning ‘Skills Olympics’

North Wales college in UK top five at returning ‘Skills Olympics’

COLEG CAMBRIA was again the leading Welsh college at the prestigious WorldSkills UK finals. The north east Wales institution picked up two gold medals, three...
Introverted entrepreneurs outnumber extroverts by more than two to one

Introverted entrepreneurs outnumber extroverts by more than two to one

A third (36%) of entrepreneurs describe themselves as an introvert versus just 15% as an extrovertMany would-be entrepreneurs may be put off starting out by...
How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

How has the role of finance professionals in further education shifted over the past year, with the enforced move to remote working?

The true impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on further education will not entirely reveal itself for years. That said, new data covering the first year...
Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

Lockdown lessons: What can schools and colleges learn from universities?

As the adage goes: "For a fair selection everybody has to take the same exam (because) if you judge a fish by its ability to...
HR Prediction: Soft skills will be critical for leadership in 2022

HR Prediction: Soft skills will be critical for leadership in 2022

Skills take centre stage in the war for talent In evaluating company leaders, soft skills have often been side lined or considered secondary, but as...

SkillBuild gold medallists excel at “UK’s Construction Olympics”

01 December 2021 SkillBuild gold medallists excel at “UK’s Construction Olympics” The winners of SkillBuild ’21 - the “UK's construction Olympics" – have been described...