Bedford College News

Work begins for new £4.3m Construction Centre

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Work is underway on Bedford College’s town centre £4.3 Million Modern Methods of Construction Centre for “off site” construction training, which is the future of the industry.

Careers in the countryside

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Peter Lickorish achieved a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Master of Horticulture with a Distinction at the young age of 23. His success should act as an example to those who seek to pursue a professional career which supports the environment.
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Your College Needs YOU! - zoom in to talk

Tuesday 5 January 2021

The success of The Bedford College Group in winning the FE College of the Year Award has been made possible only through the support of employers.
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Born in the 21st Century - employees of 2021

Tuesday 5 January 2021

At The Bedford College Group we are focused on supporting employers who need staff with the right skills to navigate the “new normal”, or Brexit Britain, or tackle technology fast-forwarded by lockdowns and ‘working from home’.
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Connolly Foundation boost for care training

Friday 1 January 2021

Connolly Foundation UK is giving more than £75,000 to The Bedford College Group to support the training of nursing and care staff.
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Top 20 for 2020

Thursday 24 December 2020

The year 2020 has been tough, but through all of this we were able to share some wonderful news stories with you. Here’s our top 20 highlights of 2020!
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T-Levels explained

Wednesday 9 December 2020

What ARE T-Levels? Launched in September 2020 nationally, they follow on from GCSEs and are the equivalent to 3 A Levels. The Bedford College Group is running them from September 2021 (having previously helped to pilot the work experience aspect of the scheme with some local employers*).
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Another win for The Bedford College Group

Wednesday 2 December 2020

The Bedford College Group has taken another national award which demonstrates how it has risen to the challenges of 2020.
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Northampton expansion

Monday 30 November 2020

The Bedford College Group has added to its regional influence in being the gateway to apprenticeships following the purchase of the private Aston Training group in Northampton.
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The Bedford College Group Achievements 2020 Ceremony

Friday 27 November 2020

The first Achievements Ceremony of The Bedford College Group combining students and sponsors from two counties, was held online on Thursday 26 November.
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Here to help employers

Wednesday 18 November 2020

Employers in Bedfordshire, Northants, Herts and Bucks who are confused by the blizzard of information about funding available for the training of their workforce and new employees, can seek clarity and signposting.
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Arcade is pretty as a picture

Tuesday 17 November 2020

More than a centenary of history is being celebrated with the installation of an eye-catching piece of artwork on the High Street of Bedford.
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Joy with Apprentice of the Year

Monday 16 November 2020

The Bedford College Group apprentice Kyra Joy has been shortlisted in the Business Excellence of the Year Awards in Northamptonshire. The winners will be announced in 2021.
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Apprentice working with TV Apprentice TV team!

Monday 9 November 2020

Opportunity knocks when you sign up with The Bedford College Group, as Jade Bagshaw has found.
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New start with latest Artificial Intelligence technology

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Pioneering an Artificial Intelligence (AI) teaching tool has empowered The Bedford College Group to take a huge leap forward in advancing online study for people of all ages.
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