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  1. Spectacular awards successes for Milton Keynes College

    Staff at Milton Keynes College are celebrating their accomplishments after individuals and departments were shortlisted in a staggering four different categories in the top Further Education awards. The TES Awards (formerly Times Education Supplement) are widely recognised as the pinnacle of achievement in the sector and it’s extremely rare for a college to reach the…

  2. Significant increase anticipated in demand for creative skills

    We’re extremely happy to report that qualifications in creative disciplines are predicted to be in increasingly high demand in Milton Keynes as investment pours into the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. Our Head of School for Creative Arts, Kate Bashford, says all the evidence points towards a growing demand in the sector. Kate says, “The government’s plans are around knowledge-based…

  3. Thames Valley Nurse Cadets Shortlisted for HSJ Value Award 2021

    Last year, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (MKUH) welcomed the first cohort of Nurse Cadets in partnership with MK College, as part of the Thames Valley Nurse Cadets programme. The programme offers young people studying Health & Social Care the opportunity to take their first steps towards becoming qualified nurses and healthcare practitioners, with placements…

  4. South Central Institute of Technology commits to diversity

    The South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) at Bletchley in Milton Keynes with satellite sites in Oxford and Reading, has made a firm commitment to equality and diversity by signing up to the Tech Talent Charter. The Charter is an agreement between businesses and education in the tech sector to both promote inclusion and importantly, to keep track…

  5. Unique Teacher Training Partnership

    Milton Keynes College and Two Mile Ash Initial Teacher Training Partnership are collaborating in order to train more teachers and fill gaps in city classrooms.  Nationally, government targets for teacher training have been missed for the past seven years with many schools struggling to recruit staff. Unique partnership to train teachers for Milton Keynes The…

  6. Anglian Water Alliance students celebrate apprenticeship success

    A group of students from Milton Keynes College are celebrating after becoming the first to be awarded Groundworker apprenticeship jobs with Anglian Water’s Alliances. The six students have become the first cohort to successfully complete the College’s full-time Level 2 Anglian Water Alliances Construction programme, a bespoke course designed as a long-term partnership between industry and…

  7. The Young Creatives Step into ARTificial Reality and Research Immersive Experiences

    The second cohort of The Young Creatives project deepened their engagement and participation in Milton Keynes’ Art Scene through attending MK Gallery’s ARTificial reality exhibition. The two groups, Radcliffe School’s MK After Dark and MK College’s Project One, along with their peers – who are not directly involved in the project – immersed themselves in the Paint…