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Month: June 2016

Stepnell starts work on a major scheme for joinery teaching block at Leicester College

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Construction specialist Stepnell has begun work on a £1.6 million scheme to extend and refurbish the carpentry and joinery teaching block at Leicester College creating an advanced learning facility for students. The scheme, designed by Leicester-based Moss Architecture . Interiors Ltd, will significantly transform the existing joinery workshop at the Freemen’s Park campus in Aylestone [Read more…]

Adult Learner Awards 2016

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Leicester College hosted its 25th Adult Learner Awards on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Adult learners were nominated for awards which recognised their efforts and successes during the year. The awards included: the Access to Higher Education Award, Apprenticeship Award, Community Learning Award, Higher Education Award and Vocational Award. Suzana Lezaj, Foundation Degree learner in Fashion [Read more…]

Leicester College nursery gets a hat trick of outstanding reports by Ofsted

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

A Leicester College nursery based at Abbey Park campus has been given outstanding for the third time in a row after an inspection in May 2016. The nursery was commended for the learning environment, inspirational management team, safeguarding of the children and having well trained and committed staff group. The inspector said: “The learning environment, [Read more…]

Why you should continue learning as an adult

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

A study undertaken by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills suggests that engaging in continued education can have multiple benefits that impact all different areas of life. Adult learning doesn’t necessarily have to lead to a formal qualification to be beneficial. In some cases, the eradication of the pressure to achieve can amplify the [Read more…]

George Maynard: The Apprentice with a Bright Future

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

PE’s Eugene Allen recently paid a visit to Leicester College to have a chat with – George Maynard – an apprentice who has a lot to look forward to in the near future. Meet George Maynard, a Level 3 Electrical Apprentice at Leicester College. Having enrolled in 2012, George is due to finish his studies in June [Read more…]