Making Change Autumn 2021 – Free opportunities to experience life at an art school

Plymouth College of Art is offering a limited number of places on a free, three-week course for anybody interested in creative undergraduate or postgraduate-level study who wants to build their confidence and portfolio before deciding whether to take the plunge and make a university application.

Starting on Wednesday 29 September and open to anybody who will be aged between 18 and 70...

Free government-funded training courses available to 250 adults in the South West

An additional 250 learner places have been announced on the #Train4Tomorrow Digital bootcamps which are open to adults in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset, Torbay, Cornwall and Dorset.

The #Train4Tomorrow programme is designed to help people enter highly paid growth industries in the region, such as cyber security, data science, software development, digital marketing and IT. The Bootcamps...

More than 100 free Learn Devon online courses now available

More than 100 free online courses developed by Learn Devon as part of Devon County Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic are available from today (Friday 1 May).

The online courses cover three main subject areas – employability, wellbeing and digital skills.

Learn Devon provides adult and community learning courses on behalf of Devon County Council. The registered...

Rosetta Stone announces free language learning courses for school children worldwide

With the halls of learning closed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic, in excess of 10 million school kids across the UK need to continue their revision and learning at home.

So, who can parents turn to as they look to make sure their children do not fall behind and are still picking up the knowledge and learning they would be at school?

For pupils studying...

Nominations open for SuperAchievers Awards

As the X Factor and Strictly has come to an end, the people of Devon and Cornwall have been given a new way to have a voice and place their vote, as a campaign kicks off today supporting local talent, which will be recognized on an international platform.

The talent being searched for is those who don’t make a song and dance about things, but who tirelessly work to achieve their...

Get up close and personal at River Cottage Canteen

River Cottage Canteen Plymouth is introducing a series of cookery demos, based on the River Cottage HQ’s cookery classes.

The taster sessions, starting in February 2014 will feature some of the classics, with chocolate, bread and fish all on the menu.

Guests will be treated to coffee and tasty samples as they watch the chef at work, learning the basics from how to perfect their...

City College open evening to offer advice and range of courses for adult learners

City College Plymouth is holding an open evening aimed at adult learners who are looking to return to learn, improve their career opportunities, update their skills or develop a new interest.

The event is being held at the College’s Kings Road site on Thursday 23 May between 4.00pm and 7.00pm. Visitors will be able to find out about the wide range of courses on offer including free...