Articles from Elisabeth Adams

Keighley College students are lifeline for those receiving care in the community

Five students from @KeighleyCollege have been providing tailored support to members of the community during the pandemic, as part of their health and social care work placement.

The Budget’s promise for FE funding is welcomed, but more understanding of our sector is needed

Bill Jones, Deputy CEO at @LuminateEdGroupp and Principal at @leedscitycoll reflects on the #Budget2021  The Chancellor’s Budget announcement has revealed many positive opportunities for FE colleges in terms of funding, particularly with the investment in traineeships and apprenticeships as well as the Help to Grow scheme for SMEs, with subsidies for business and digital training. These are very welcome and signal that skills could play an important role in our economic recovery post-pandemic. The question now is whether these new initiatives can pave the way for skills to move from an important role to the central role in the country's long-term recovery and growth.  

Leeds City College receives funding for LGBTQ+ sports project

@leedscitycoll - Leeds City College has been awarded funding for an LGBTQ+ volunteering programme, as part of the Association of Colleges (AoC) Sport (@AoC_Sport) Academy Development Fund.  The LGBTQ+ Sport and Physical Activity Leadership Programme will inspire those within its community to become sport and physical activity leaders, by encouraging volunteers to support and lead sessions for the college’s LGBTQ+ Society and the wider college community. 

Leeds City College announces third round for creative fund

Leeds City College (@leedscitycoll) has launched a third round of funding for emerging creative talent across the district, as part of the Leeds City College Arts Fund.

Leeds City College launches partnership with Leeds Rhinos Netball

@leedscitycoll, which is part of @LuminateEdGroup, is encouraging more young people to participate in sports activities by teaming up with @RhinosNetballSL, ahead of its first ever season in the Vitality Netball Superleague.

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