East Riding College held a groundbreaking event on 19 October at its Flemingate campus in Beverley as part of its celebration of Colleges Week 2020.
The symbolic groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of work on the construction of a new Institute of Technology at the College’s Beverley campus. It is part of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, one of only 12 such institutes across the country.
The boss of an award-winning business is using webinar experiences sharpened under lockdown to help students at her old school prepare for the world of work.
Girls at Beverley High School are learning from the career of Helen Gibson, Managing Director of Agencia Consulting, as part of a move to help students plan their futures and to assist the school itself with developing its careers strategy.
East Riding College merged with the TEC Partnership on 31 July. The TEC Partnership is a dynamic and innovative group of colleges and training providers and is already one of England’s largest and most successful providers of further and higher education.
As part of the TEC Partnership, the College will retain its influence, identity and ability to deliver its mission within the dynamic of the wider partnership.
East Riding College said farewell to its long-serving Chair of the Corporation at the end of July.
Local businessman Simon Wright joined the board of governors at the college fifteen years ago when the Beverley campus was based at the old Gallows Lane site and before the current Bridlington campus was built.
Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has continued his longstanding support for Education & Employers’ ‘Primary Futures’ programme with a visit to Beverley St Nicholas Primary School.
The campaign, which Graham helped launch in Parliament last year, aims to bring volunteers into schools to talk about their careers in order to inspire pupils and broaden their horizons about the world of work.