Education & Training

Thursday, 28 May 2020 03:17

Students and graduates from computing courses at Birmingham City University have taken on support roles with Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, volunteering time and offering...

Education & Training

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 03:02

Government Minister, Michael Gove has insisted that schools in England are safe to reopen, although he has acknowledged that “you can never eliminate risk”. The Chancellor to the Duchy of Lancaster...

Education & Training

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 02:57

Pan-African banking group Ecobank have announced its collaboration with internet giants Google and partner networks that will see the financial institute fronting a new literacy app that will aid...

Education & Training

Thursday, 14 May 2020 03:38

Unions in the UK have warned that schools should not be able to reopen unless key measures are set in place. The TUC (Trades Union Congress) is urging government ministers to work closely with...

Education & Training

Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:57

It has been said, by the Education Minister, that it would be “extremely likely” that there could be a phased re-opening of schools in Northern Ireland in September, at the start of what would be a...

Education & Training

Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:56

University students in England will still have to pay full tuition fees even if their courses are taught online in the autumn, the UK government has said. This comes after universities had warned...

Education & Training

Thursday, 07 May 2020 03:51

Birmingham Law Society, one of the largest societies outside London, has announced that VWV’s Commercial Litigation Partners, Dee Kundi, as the new Chair of its Board. Representing over 5,000 legal...

Education & Training

Thursday, 30 April 2020 03:46

The head of England’s school’s watchdog, Ofsted, Amanda Spielman, has said that it is in the best interests of children for them to “return to school as soon as possible”. She told a panel of MPs...

Education & Training

Monday, 27 April 2020 03:17

Vocational qualifications needed to get into further education or university are likely to use estimated grades, say England’s exams watchdog. Ofqual has put forward plans to replace vocational...

Education & Training

Friday, 24 April 2020 01:15

Graduates who have qualified from universities in the UK are more likely to be undertaking work that doesn’t require a degree as vacancies for jobs that require the relevant degree qualifications...

Education & Training

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:00

The region’s tourism education charity has launched its 2020 search for Caribbean nationals seeking assistance to aid their studies.a The CTO Scholarship Foundation – The Caribbean Tourism...

Education & Training

Sunday, 05 April 2020 00:57

With the coronavirus epidemic taking hold of almost every aspect of everyday life students, whose life is pretty much dictated by any recent exams that were taken, the anxiety that the thousands of...

Education & Training

Saturday, 28 March 2020 01:49

Schools across the West Midlands meting up again – virtually – on Friday 27 March for the Big Play, an uplifting day celebrating children’s music-making across the region and the culmination of Big...

Education & Training

Saturday, 28 March 2020 01:34

Do you have what it takes to be named the best in the UK? WorldSkills UK, the education and skills charity, is looking for talented people from across the West Midlands to prove they are the UK’s...

Education & Training

Thursday, 19 March 2020 00:10

A young student who was voted as the ‘Young Nigerian Scientist of The Year’ was given a further boost by receiving a full scholarship – up to PhD standard. Osogbo Grammar School pupil, Akintade...

Education & Training

Sunday, 15 March 2020 01:24

Children are using the latest technology to take control of their learning at a city primary school. Lanesfield Primary is on a journey to become a 1:1 Apple iPad school and pupils are already...