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27 FEB

Celebrating National Careers Week 2014....

National Careers Week is taking place this year between 3rd and 7th March.  Careers Week aims to improve young people’s employability skills and encourage them to focus on their career choices. Kidderminster College will be celebrating Careers Week with a timetable of events throughout the week, with a ‘My Typical Day’ theme.  Professionals will be coming into Colleg...

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Celebrating National Careers Week 2014....
25 FEB

National Apprenticeship Week Activities...

National Apprenticeship Week takes place between 3rd and 7th March.  The objectives of the week are to: Raise awareness, understanding and demand for apprenticeships Celebrate apprenticeship talent, skills, achievements and successes Raise awareness of apprenticeship progression routes   Kidderminster College will be involved in a variety of activities during Apprenticeship We...

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National Apprenticeship Week Activities...
25 FEB

Social Media Apprenticeship Success...

Emily Hyde started her Social Media apprenticeship at Louise Hewett Recruitment through the apprenticeship programme at Kidderminster College in September 2013. Ben Mannion, Director at Louise Hewett Recruitment said “Emily’s hard work and Social Media know-how is already making an impact at Hewett’s. Since joining in September she has launched our corporate LinkedIn page, whi...

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Social Media Apprenticeship Success...
21 FEB

Creative Industries Tutor Publishes First Book...

Dr Murphy McCaleb, Programme Leader for Creative Industries at Kidderminster College, is publishing his first book with Ashgate Publishing.  His book ‘Embodied Knowledge in Ensemble Performance’  explores the processes by which musicians interact with each other through performance. Ashgate is one of the largest academic music book publishers, featuring original research by...

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Creative Industries Tutor Publishes First Book...
20 FEB

Kidderminster College Merger Consultation

20 February 2014 Kidderminster College today started a month long public consultation on plans to join NCG, one of the largest and most successful education and training groups in the country. The College announced earlier this year it was seeking a suitable partner and it received and carefully evaluated proposals from a number of organisations before choosing NCG. Now full details of the pr...

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Kidderminster College Merger Consultation
19 FEB

Spotlight on Media courses...

The ever-increasing influences of technologies such as the internet, multi-channel digital television and computers are constantly changing and create a vast range of career opportunities in disciplines such as digital television broadcasting and independent film making. As a Creative and Media learner at Kidderminster College you will benefit from our specialist lens-based media production fac...

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Spotlight on Media courses...
06 FEB

Former Kidderminster College Student to appear on the BBC Sunday Politics show

Ex Kidderminster College student, Marie-Claire Baker will feature on this Sunday’s BBC Politics Show, talking about the domestic abuse she suffered and how she found a way out of her situation. With the help of West Mercia Women’s Aid, a charity that works with women and children from across Worcestershire and neighbouring counties affected by domestic abuse, Marie-Claire’s lif...

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Former Kidderminster College Student to appear on the BBC Sunday Politics show
28 JAN

Outdoor Adventure students Celebrate Inclusion Festival...

Year 1 Level 3 Outdoor Adventure students attended the Celebration of Inclusion Festival on Friday 24th January at the Wyre Forest Glades Leisure Centre.  The students devised an activity based around co-ordination and around 200 pupils took part in the activity.   The pupils, aged between 5 and 16 years of age, were all from schools within the Wyre Forest School Sports...

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Outdoor Adventure students Celebrate Inclusion Festival...
24 JAN

Spotlight on Sport and Active Leisure...

Sport and Active Leisure continues to be one of the fastest growing employment sectors.  Our courses are ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in Sport and Active Leisure including fitness instructing, activity leading, personal training, outdoor activities, sports science, sport development and leisure management.  Learners are encouraged to take part within the cross college sp...

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Spotlight on Sport and Active Leisure...
10 JAN

Incredible Year for Kidderminster College Music Technology Student

Since completing the Extended Diploma in Music Technology at Kidderminster College in July 2013, life for sound engineer Alex Pallett has changed beyond even his wildest dreams.  ‘I would never have believed what I have achieved in the last six months. Kidderminster College prepared me so well for the career that I wanted, I am just so grateful’ Alex said. &nbs...

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Incredible Year for Kidderminster College Music Technology Student