Education

Plymouth College students become first in UK to benefit from state-of-the-art co-working spaces

A new collaboration between community interest company Real Ideas and City College Plymouth, Devon, will benefit hundreds of students on creative courses, who will be able to take up the chance to work within some of the city’s most inspirational spaces.

This new membership agreement between the two like-minded organisations will provide students with high-quality work experience...

5 Benefits of online tutoring

With so many students confined to home learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic, age-old educational techniques had to take a backseat, and newer teaching methods had to be discovered. While there was always some form of online learning and education, the shift to a wholly online system shocked many young learners and parents.

While many children are quick to learn and adapt to new...

The best fashion schools in the US for expats

The fashion industry is a lucrative field for creative minds across the globe. Students from various countries eye the United States to scour for educational opportunities because it is one of the most fashionable areas worldwide. A few prestigious universities and colleges offer good curricula for potential fashion masterminds.

Those looking for high-end education while living in a...

Free training courses to tackle farming and woodland management skills shortages launched in the South West

Technology, and its role in supporting a more sustainable future, is becoming increasingly important across all sectors, including Farming and Woodland Management.

Train4Tomorrow is a government funded programme supporting adults in the South West to develop the in-demand skills required by industry through free training.

In January, Duchy College in Cornwall and Bicton...

Woody Bear presented hedgehog colouring prize

Back in October, Woods Bryce Baker, the Experts in Property on Torquay Road in Preston, launched a hedgehog-themed colouring competition for pupils of Oldway Primary School, to help raise awareness of the hedgehog’s plight for survival in the UK.

The competition attracted around 50 entries, the pictures all beautifully coloured by the children, aged between four and 10.

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BET's Stephen Kings and South Devon College's Laurence Frewin sign agreement

South Devon College and Bay Education Trust Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Bay Education Trust, a multi-academy trust comprising Paignton Academy, Kings Ash Academy and Curledge Street Academy has announced that it is strengthening its existing partnership with South Devon College by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Over the past four years, South Devon College has become the main post 16-route for the Trust’s Paignton Academy students, it is the...

Eleanor Roberts apprentice with South Devon College

Time to rethink Apprenticeships says Devon College

If you think you know all about apprenticeships, then maybe it’s time to think again, according to South Devon College.

“Most people think you can only do apprenticeships in hospitality, construction or beauty, but here at South Devon College we offer a wide range of apprenticeships, including higher and degree apprenticeships,” explained Ben Pountney, Operational Manager for...

Primary school teacher required in North Devon

Class People have an exciting opportunity to work in a primary school in North Devon.

The role is a maternity cover starting after October half term, initially running until Christmas.

About the role:

It is for a Year 3 Class with full teaching responsibilities. Planning and PPA time will be given.

Full-time; with opportunities for swift progression for any...

Children in an outdoors school

New South Brent special school site fully open

The Outdoors Group’s newest special school is now ready to move forward to full capacity providing special needs provision to children in South Devon.

The new location on the edge of Dartmoor has dotted the i's and crossed the t's with the change of site use agreed, and improvements made to access.

As with the other two special schools run by the group in Shillingford and...

How important is reading during the EYFS?

Do you know that children experience faster development within the first five years of their lives than at any other time in their natural lives?

It’s a fact that helps explain why this period is referred to as the ‘ foundation years .’

The skills nurtured during this period allow you to create a stable foundation for the child to base the rest of their life.

Try to...

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