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8th Nov 2017

Hereward expands its work placement programme with regional housing provider

Nine young people from Hereward College are experiencing work in the housing sector thanks to an expanding partnership with WM Housing Group. As a college for young people with disabilities and additional needs, Hereward provides its learners with a varied curriculum that focuses on skills for independent living and employment. The nine students are all…

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31st Oct 2017

Consultant opportunity – Sector Based Work Academies

An opportunity has arisen for an employer engagement consultant to research and develop the provision of Sector-Based Work Academies (SBWAs) at Hereward College. SBWAs will involve: Employers looking for support with their recruitment Hereward College delivering a City & Guilds Extended Certificate in Employability Job Centres identifying potential students and providing space and time for…

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21st Sep 2017

Hereward teams up with national automotive company

Hereward College has partnered with national automotive supplier, Arlington Automotive, to provide work placement and supported internship opportunities for young people with disabilities. As a college for young people with disabilities and additional needs, Hereward provides its learners with a varied curriculum that focuses on skills for independent living and employment. Adelaide Tongesai, Cleopatra Jones…

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11th Jul 2017

Introduction to Hospitality – new course now available

Develop the vocational work and life skills now required in the modern hospitality industry Hereward College is now offering a new Introduction to Hospitality BTEC course specifically aimed at those interested in pursuing careers in the hospitality industries. The two year funded course is aimed at Entry Level 3 and Level 1 learners (not yet…

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12th Jun 2017

Supported internship opportunities

Hereward College manages a supported internship programme with a range of key employment partners which enables young people (aged 16-24) with an education, health and care (EHC) plan to gain experience in the workplace within a supported environment. Learners take part in the programme with one of our partner employers and spend up to 30…

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25th May 2017

Hereward’s pioneering programme provides opportunities for young people with disabilities

Hereward College student, Luke Elson, has secured permanent paid employment at Whitefriars Housing thanks to the college’s groundbreaking supported internship programme. Supported internships are a study programme aimed at young people (aged 16 to 24) who have an education, health and care plan and need extra support to move into employment. Hereward College has been…

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23rd May 2017

Hereward College hosts first community safeguarding event in Coventry

Over 200 Hereward students and their families took part in the first “Our Families Our Future” event on Friday which looked at the ways in which we safeguard our communities. Hereward is the first college to be involved in the “Our Families, Our Future” initiative which is being rolled out across Coventry in partnership with…

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13th Mar 2017

Hereward College advises in parliament

Hereward College  is one of the founding members of a newly formed All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Assistive Technology and will be at the forefront of changes in policy in this area. APPGs are an informal group of members of both Houses of Parliament who join together to pursue a particular topic or interest. …

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10th Feb 2017

Hereward student becomes national anti-bullying advocate

Hereward College student, Joey Mander is one of 13 young people selected to be part of a National Youth Board set up to represent the voices of thousands of Anti-Bullying Ambassadors across the UK. The anti-bullying ambassador programme is run by the Diana Award, and Hereward College students were recognised for their anti-bullying initiatives at…

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15th Sep 2016

Hereward rated top in national student-led review

Hereward College has been rated first in a national student review for teaching quality, work experience, employment skills and careers advice. Catering for young people with disabilities and additional needs, the college was also ranked second for support, learning facilities and practical learning. The yearly review is run by LOOP, a student driven review and…

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