Oct 07, 2020
‘Further education is key to the economic recovery’
College head welcomes government commitment to fund technical courses for job seekers aged 19+ by ANDREW GIBBS e: news@businessmk.co.uk THE GOVERNMENT’S decision to fund technical courses for those aged 19 looking
Sep 17, 2020
Business apprentices prove they are top of the class
STUDENTS taking courses in business administration and customer service at Milton Keynes College are hitting extraordinary pass rates, with more than 95% achieving ‘Distinction’ grade in their apprenticeships. Over the past
May 07, 2020
Breathing new life into old technology
Meet the apprentice keeping his colleagues connected WHEN Matt Heaney took on an apprenticeship at Grundfos Pumps, he never dreamed he would be keeping his colleagues connected during a global pandemic. Company
May 05, 2020
Tech festival bids to bridge the STEM skills gap
THE CURRENT reliance on science and technology highlights the need to develop home-grown talent in the sector, says a leading figure in the STEM field. The UK has a current shortfall of
May 04, 2020
College steps up to back community
EMPLOYERS are continuing to recruit apprentices in preparation for the post-coronavirus economy, says Milton Keynes College. Its students and staff are finding a variety of ways to support the community during
May 02, 2020
A great opportunity to engage in learning for apprentices
LOCKDOWN and furlough present a massive opportunity for anyone on an apprenticeship programme to accelerate their off-the-job learning, according to a leading skills director. Melanie Nicholson, Seetec’s executive director for excellence,
Apr 07, 2020
‘Tech training is key to the UK’s future’
MORE than ever before, those with IT skills are going to be in demand from employers who have seen how essential fast effective computer technology is to businesses. From enabling

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