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EU photo competition for students

Following the success of Cedefop’s photo competition last year, #CedefopPhotoAward is back in 2017. Groups of vocational education and training (VET) learners in the European Union can share their VET stories for a chance to win a trip to Brussels or Thessaloniki. It is open to groups of 2 or 3 learners, who are expected to produce an original photo story along with a short narrative that will explain the idea behind their work. The deadline for entries is 15 July 2017.....
Posted: Mon 8 May 2017

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JISC

Event Date: Thu 15 Jun 2017

Going Global 2017 - British Council's Annual Conference 22-24 May

Event Date: Mon 22 May 2017

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Northern Ireland's Further and Higher Education Colleges

Colleges Northern Ireland is the membership body promoting, supporting and representing Northern Ireland's Six Further and Higher Education Colleges.

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Whatever size of business, work with one of our Colleges to help your business grow - providing support for economic and workforce development.

A range of practical support to business and industry:

  • Product Design & Prototyping
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Innovation
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Market Research and Marketing
  • Computer Systems & Software including free Open Source Software solutions

Education and training

Northern Ireland's Colleges offer a comprehensive range of courses at highly completive rates.

Colleges offer a range of full-time and part-time education and training options from entry level to post-graduate:

  • Essential Skills (numeracy, literacy, ICT)
  • Apprenticeships
  • Professional and Technical training
  • Higher Education Degrees including:
    • - Two-year Foundation Degrees
    • - National and Higher National Diplomas and Certificates