News - Education

Posted on: July, 2020
Monday 13 July, 12:30pm - Leading after Lockdown: New approaches and considerations What have we all learned about leadership during lockdown? What do we want to sustain as we begin to emerge out of lockdown as we establish our new ways of working? How will we as leaders support and enable...
Posted on: July, 2020
The BBC will move to new studios at Exeter College, offering budding journalists opportunities to work with BBC programme makers. Students at the college’s Centre for Creative Industries (CCI) will also get the chance to pitch their work to BBC Radio Devon, BBC Spotlight and BBC News online. The new studios, currently...
Posted on: June, 2020
Government Ministers attended a virtual tour of Exeter College as part of their plans to continue the gradual reopening of schools and colleges in response to the coronavirus pandemic.   The Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson MP and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills Gillian Keegan MP joined the College’s students, staff and leaders to discuss how the College...
Posted on: June, 2020
The Department for Education has announced Exeter College will be a part of the EdTech Demonstrator Programme and will provide support for other education providers to deliver remote learning during the Coronavirus outbreak and beyond.   The EdTech Demonstrator Programme, which is backed by the Department for Education, The National Grid for Learning, The Education Foundation and Sheffield Hallam University, provides...
Posted on: June, 2020
Exeter College has been recognised with a top four shortlisting for the Association of College’s award for Employer Engagement.   The Association of Colleges (AoC) celebrated top further education across the UK at its virtual Beacon Awards ceremony, and the College’s commitment to proactively working with employers for the mutual benefit of all saw them...
Posted on: June, 2020
Are you adapting your business? Is your business supporting the Covid-relief effort? Do you need new skillsets NOW? The University of Plymouth’s STEM Graduates into Business project is proud to provide the Small Business Workforce Fund to support eligible small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Devon with the recruitment of STEM...
Posted on: May, 2020
 A major step to boost Devon's economy after lockdown is being taken by the county council and partners Exeter College.  A new academy for future skills will be created to offer training for high-tech jobs in engineering, digital, construction and clean growth. Devon County Council has agreed to purchase the vacant former...
Posted on: May, 2020
University of Exeter Vice Chancellor Sir Steve Smith has been announced as a Patron of Exeter College, becoming just the second person to be awarded the prestigious title.   Exeter College awards patronages in recognition of exceptional achievements of distinguished friends of the College and Sir Steve joins renowned Chef Michael Caines MBE in receiving the honour.   Sir...
Posted on: April, 2020
Exeter College has opened the doors of its Clock Tower accommodation to NHS workers in need of a place to stay during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.   The accommodation officially opened in September last year for students who travel longer distances to College but following the recent move to exclusively online learning, all students have now returned home and the recently-refurbished former hotel is now available for alternative use.   Following a thorough deep clean, the Clock Tower...
Posted on: March, 2020
COVID-19, Apprenticeships and Accountancy Learning’s response Unlike a traditional College set up, our training is designed for working with students from a distance. We are therefore able to continue to provide tutor support “as normal” over this period of uncertainty and social distancing. The Key Points: During these difficult times, it is...
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