Best in the borough

St Helens Chamber has announced that their apprenticeship achievement rates are the highest in the borough for the third year running, with 78.2% of their apprentices achieving their qualifications in 2017/18. Recent data published by the Department for Education highlights the apprenticeship achievement rates of colleges and training providers across the ...

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High flying college

LIPA Sixth Form College (LSFC) has been rated as ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted, just two-and-a-half years after it opened. The inspection, LSFC’s first, took place over three days at the end of February. It achieved the highest possible rating for effectiveness of leadership and management; quality of teaching, learning ...

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A head of the rest

Andrew Collinge Hairdressing has been honoured for its commitment to upskilling its workforce with a 2018 Princess Royal Training Award. Chairman and creative director Andrew Collinge personally received the award from HRH Princess Anne at an awards ceremony in St James’s Palace. The prestigious awards honour UK employers for their outstanding ...

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LJMU is Merseyside’s best provider of teacher training

One of Liverpool’s universities has been the ranked the best provider of teacher training in Merseyside. According to OFSTED, the independent inspector of schools and teacher training, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has been graded ‘outstanding’ for its primary teacher training partnership, and the secondary as ‘good.’ Across both primary and secondary ...

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