Educational charity awarded £50m

Educational charity ‘The Eden Project’ has been awarded £50 million in the second round of the UK government’s Levelling Up Fund which will create over 1000 new jobs supported in Lancashire.  The funding will help build the new Eden Project Morecambe in the Lancashire region.   The bid was submitted by Lancashire City Council,

Funding confirmed for first 200 apprentices to train as doctors

Health Education England (HEE) announced today (13 January 2023) that funding has been confirmed for the first 200 apprentices to train as doctors over the next two years.   This marks an important step towards making careers in medicine more accessible.   It is hoped it will help develop a sustainable workforce and bring

Discover careers in construction for students with Open Doors 2023

Students will be able to learn about the opportunities available in the construction sector in a series of construction site visits from 13 March - 18 March.  Open Doors shows the range of careers available in construction and gives visitors an insight to working in the construction industry. This year’s Open Doors will

New vice-chancellor of Oxford University aims to improve education and teaching

The new vice-chancellor of The University of Oxford outlined education and teaching as one of the four key areas for her tenure.  This will focus on the transformative power of education, the need to think creatively about making teaching posts tenable, and to innovate new ways of disseminating knowledge. Professor Irene Tracey