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  1. Living our strategy

    Angela Rayner Visits MK College Our college campuses are once again busy and bustling as students and teaching staff have returned after a well-deserved break. And starting the new term has made me reflect on what we’ve done as a college over the year so far, and what’s still to come. I’ve also been reflecting…

  2. Tips for keeping well during Ramadan

    Saturday 2nd April 2022 marks the start of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and a holy month for Muslims. Typically fasting will take place from sunrise to sunset, with the fast being broken by a night-time meal called Iftar. This year, Ramadan ends on Sunday 1st May with the celebration of Eid…

  3. Finding the right words to Break the Bias

    Why language is so important on International Women’s Day By Dr Julie Mills OBE In thinking about International Women’s Day this year, it seems so important to think of the women and girls of Ukraine – those who have been forced to flee their homes for foreign lands to seek sanctuary from the fighting. Even in…

  4. SkillsHub:MK

    MK College Group addressing the skills gap – fully funded learning opportunities through SkillsHub:MK Milton Keynes businesses are set to benefit from a new initiative to deliver FREE courses that will help them rapidly upskill or recruit new employees. Launching today as part of a nationwide Government initiative MK College Group is leading a pioneering…

  5. FE Voices

    Welcome to #FEVoices, a series of events and resources focusing on equality, diversity and inclusion that seek to deconstruct the challenges within the FE sector. The first series looks at the challenge of racism in FE and how to evolve the agenda and face the issue together. Staff, students, experts and organisations alike have come…

  6. Black History Month but all year round

    We make a big fuss of our children or partners on their birthday, but we actually do so because we love them all year round.  This is the ninety-fifth year of celebrating Black History Month, and it’s time we looked at it the same way – something to be especially commemorated each October but also…

  7. Why Black History Month matters more every year

    I’m old enough to remember a time when Black History Month was something which was celebrated hardly anywhere outside education. Students might do a bit of project work and certainly in Further Education it was something we always tried to engage with, but outside in the world, very little mention was made. How things have…

  8. MK College Catering students shine at the British Grand Prix

    2021 sees the second year of a very special partnership with Silverstone, through which MK College Catering & Hospitality students participate in the operational running of a hospitality area at the British Grand Prix. In what has been the biggest Grand Prix ever seen at Silverstone, our students certainly rose to the challenge this year….