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Leeds College of Building celebrates Leeds United Business Club partnership

Leeds College of Building has furthered its connection to the city through its partnership with the Leeds United Business Club. The long-established institution is reaching out to local supporters, as well as a national audience, through its football sponsorship, appearing throughout every Leeds United home game at Elland Road. Founded in 1960,

Luminate Education Group welcomes two new principals

Luminate Education Group has welcomed two new principals, Steve Kelly and Danny Wild, to the organisation. Steve took over from Keighley College’s former principal, Heather Whitehead, in September. Mr Kelly, who has worked in the FE sector for 30 years in a number of settings, including colleges, adult and community settings and

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019 a “huge success”

Organisers and participants of Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019 are heralding the initiative a “huge success” as final figures show a 73 per cent increase in manufacturing work experiences were delivered to Bradford school pupils Students from 45 local secondary schools were involved in more than 5,000 manufacturing work experiences provided by

Twinkl honoured for high growth at Sheffield Business Awards

The Sheffield-based educational publisher Twinkl has been named as the ‘High Growth Business of the Year’ at the Sheffield Business Awards. The award recognises significant growth in sales, profit, market share, international trade or people employed. Judges also took into account innovative products or services and business plans for a sustainable

Recruitment firm invests to help raise aspirations in region’s primary schools

Primary school children in Bradford and Leeds will be among the first in the region to receive award winning "Positive Footprints" personal development programmes, thanks to funding from Yorkshire recruitment specialist, The Works Recruitment. Craig Burton, managing director of The Works Recruitment, has announced the firm’s partnership with Positive Footprints and

Role model Horbury Group apprentice commended with an achievement award

A role model apprentice has been commended by his employer and training provider at an award presentation held this term. Sheffield College apprentice Jordan Bew, 21, is completing an apprenticeship with Horbury Group in Rotherham. Now the enthusiastic learner has been presented with an achievement award for being a role model

Education secretary backs “excellent” Bradford Manufacturing Weeks initiative

Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson CBE has praised Bradford Manufacturing Weeks as an “excellent” initiative. Commenting as organisers confirm that more than double the number of manufacturers and schools are involved since the inaugural event in 2018, Mr Williamson said: “Following on from last year’s success, I know Bradford

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