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16 APR

College set to give the gift of reading

Kidderminster College’s Learning Resource Co-ordinator, Lisa Lawson is preparing to give learners the gift of reading in the run up to World Book Night on 23rd April. Learners from Motor Vehicle and Construction courses will be presented with a gift wrapped copy of one of the ‘Quick Reads’ books pictured with Lisa. They will also receive a bookmark encouraging feedback on how ...

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College set to give the gift of reading
15 APR

Administration apprenticeship vacancies available....

There are currently some fantastic apprenticeship vacancies on offer through Kidderminster College... Kudus Blends - Cleobury Mortimer This is an excellent opportunity to join Kudos Blends as a Business Administration apprentice and develop business and administration skills as their Receptionist.  Boen -Harltebury An excellent opportunity to join the sales division of the int...

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Administration apprenticeship vacancies available....
14 APR

College to host second Peace Education Programme

Following the success of its first-ever Peace Education Programme, Kidderminster College is staging the course again, starting tonight (April 14). Kidderminster was the first College in the Midlands to host the course which is free of charge and lasts for 10 weeks. Dave Shuck, co-ordinator for the course, said: “We are very much looking forward to running the course again and encourage any...

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14 APR

Learners urged to get their vote

Kidderminster College is encouraging all of its learners who are aged 18 and over to ensure they are registered to vote so they can have their say in the May 7 General Election. The way you register to vote in England has changed. Under the new system (Individual Electoral Registration), you now have the option to register online. Each person is required to register to vote individually, rather ...

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25 MAR

Kidderminster College joins the fight against cuts to adult education funding

Kidderminster College has joined forces with colleges across the country to protest against cuts to adult education funding. The Government has announced it will cut the adult education budget by 24 per cent in the 2015/16 academic year, which may lead to the loss of more than 190,000[i] adult learning places next year alone across the country. For Kidderminster College, this could be as many ...

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Kidderminster College joins the fight against cuts to adult education funding
25 MAR

College learner wins scholarship

A Kidderminster College learner has won a scholarship to University after passing entrance examinations. Alex Johnson, who is in the second year of studying Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology, computing and e-systems, has been granted a Merit Award by Aberystwyth University. He applied for the Entrance Scholarship and undertook the examinations and has been granted a Merit...

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College learner wins scholarship
23 MAR

Learners gain University places

Two Kidderminster College learners are celebrating after winning places to continue their studies at University. Emma Walker, 19, from Upper Arley, near Bridgnorth (toip right), is to study adult nursing at Birmingham City University while Morgan Turner, 19, from Stourport (bottom right), is to study journalism at Manchester Metropolitan University. Emma said: “I came here after comple...

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Learners gain University places
23 MAR

College learner rises from the ashes to gain acting role

A Kidderminster College learner who has had face construction surgery three times is celebrating after landing his first acting role in a professional performance. Samuel Phoenix, 31, has Moebius syndrome, an extremely rare neurological disorder that affects cranial nerves, leaving those with the condition unable to move their faces, and he also has muscular dystrophy which affects his ability ...

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College learner rises from the ashes to gain acting role
20 MAR

Hairdressing learner third in national final

A Kidderminster College learner has come third in the national final of a prestigious awards ceremony where she faced stiff competition from 24 other stylists. Charlotte Swash, 22, a Level 3 Hairdressing student, took first place in the West Midlands heat of the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) held at Bedworth secured her place at the national final held in Blackpool on March 1...

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Hairdressing learner third in national final
19 MAR

World Autism Awareness Week...

To support World Autism Awareness Week there will be a stand in reception on Thursday 26th March 2015 from 10:30-1:30pm. Autism is a life life-long condition affecting around 1.1% of the population. Each person is an individual with their own particular needs and it is important that we raise awareness of this often hidden condition to avoid misunderstanding and to provide the right level of supp...

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