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  1. Celebrating Cultural Diversity

    Milton Keynes College recently celebrated its annual Cultural Diversity Day events on 21st and 22nd May 2024, bringing together staff and students for a vibrant celebration of cultural diversity.   The MK College Cultural Diversity Day featured an array of activities including traditional music and dance performances, art displays, cultural storytelling, and food tastings from different…

  2. College Group signs new ED&I Charter

    Milton Keynes College Group is proud to have signed the new charter on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) from the Association of Colleges (AoC).  As signatories of the Charter, the College Group recognises that:  And we commit to:  MK College Group is one of the first FE providers to sign up to this new charter,…

  3. Gender guidance consultation

    In December 2023, the Department for Education published a consultation paper called ‘Gender Questioning Children – Non-statutory guidance for schools and colleges in England’.    Arvind Kaushal, Head of People Development and EDI at Milton Keynes College Group said: “We think it’s vital to contribute our views to this important paper, as it will impact our…

  4. Student Commissioners for Racial Justice

    Milton Keynes College has appointed its latest group of Student Commissioners for Racial Justice, to be part of a group of students from 10 colleges across England, to raise awareness of and discussion around the vital topic of racial justice.   Now in its fourth year, the Student Commission is organised by Leaders Unlocked and has…

  5. New Government Guidance on Gender Identity

    The government has issued updated guidance for schools and colleges about how we should behave towards young people who are questioning their gender, or have already expressed a desire to be seen differently from their previously accepted gender.  At Milton Keynes College Group, our team is going through the new guidance very carefully, to get…

  6. Milton Keynes Pride Festival

    On Saturday 9th September, 13 colleagues, learners and their families volunteered at Milton Keynes Pride Festival at Campbell Park to support and celebrate the city’s LGBTQ+ communities.   The College Group’s volunteers ran a crafts stall where festival goers could paint rocks and help create a ‘graffiti floor’. The stand also had information about studying and…

  7. MK College hosts interfaith Community Iftar

    MK College Group partnered with Milton Keynes Islamic Arts and Culture (MKIAC) to host ‘Colours of Ramadan’ at our Chaffron Way campus. This interfaith Iftar (the breaking of the fast during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan) brought together a diverse range of people from across Milton Keynes to celebrate and develop greater understanding amongst…