From Motherhood To University

Hussain sisters, 39 year old Mhreen and 37 year old Sabeen have recently completed their Access course with Distinction at Bournville College, which takes them a step closer to becoming teachers. Access to Higher Education Diploma is a one year qualification...

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR WEST MIDLANDS EDUCATION AWARDS

Celebrating the outstanding contributions of those who are making a difference to the education sector in the West Midlands; this July the Education Awards returns for its third year, with Birmingham City University as headline sponsors. The judges had a...

Wolverhampton school headteacher praised by Ofsted

Head Teacher from Loxdale Primary School in Bilston praised by Ofsted for greeting pupils at the school gates every day. Ofsted visited Loxdale Primary School in Bilston, concluding it had kept up the quality of education since its previous visit...

NEW MUSIC VIDEO BY YOUNG BIRMINGHAM ARTIST HIGHLIGHTS OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTS INVESTMENT

COMMUNITIES BREATHE IS A POWERFUL NEW VIDEO COMPRISING OF SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCES SHOT ON LOCATION AT PLACES AND SPACES ACROSS NORTH BIRMINGHAM. CREATED BY BIRMINGHAM (GALLERY 37) ARTIST TARJU LE’SANO, COMMUNITIES BREATHE CELEBRATES COMMUNITY HOTSPOTS INCLUDING THE LIGHTHOUSE YOUNG PEOPLE’S...

It’s official – South and City and Bournville College is the best FE College...

Staff and students at South and City College Birmingham and at Bournville College are celebrating after receiving ‘Good’ Ofsted grade across all areas, just fifteen months after the merger. The college, with campuses in six locations across...

Apprenticeships are plummeting because of Apprenticeship Levy, says FMB

Apprenticeship starts are falling because of the Apprenticeship Levy which needs to be made more flexible, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The FMB’s reaction is in response to statistics published today by the Department for Education, which...

Student’s artwork takes off for India

A UK student at Birmingham City University has presented the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, and the Mayor of the West Midlands with an award-winning piece of art that will be hand-delivered to the Indian...

Students’ racing car takes to Silverstone track for international competition

Students will race a car they designed and built themselves in a prestigious international competition at Silverstone this weekend. Coventry University’s Phoenix Racing team will take to the famous track less than a week after it was the scene of...

Santa Fe Shooting Sabika Sheikh Laid To Rest

The funeral of a Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh who was killed in Santa Fe Texas school shooting has taken place in Karachi. Sabika Sheikh, 17, was among the eight students and two teachers who were killed in the attack on...

Councils Mix -Up with Secondary School Places left Families in Fury

Birmingham City Council have apologised for offering more than 20 ten and 11-year-olds places at their first choice secondary school have had their offers withdrawn after a council mix-up A total of 25 Year Six pupils were told they had secured place at Ark...