Milton Keynes College

Type: Organization
Name: Milton Keynes College
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Social Mobility and the Productivity Conundrum

So what's going on? Record levels of employment, dramatic falls in unemployment, and yet no real rise yet in felt levels of wealth and well being? Does a lack of social mobility explain any of this? And if it does what is the role of FE in providing any ... [Published FEnews.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Julie Mills, CEO and Principal of Milton Keynes College

Buckinghamshire , Look Who's TalkingI nterview with Dr Julie MillsHaving the principal of a further education college on the board of a business lobby group might not have seemed a natural fit, perhaps even 10 years ago?But today Milton Keynes College ... [Published East Midlands Business News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Writing off ‘Slow’ label with active learning career

From a difficult start at school to the top of a group of three colleges and two University Technical Colleges (UTCs), the rise of Sally Dicketts has been nothing if not hard-earned.The Manchester-born and Cardiff-raised 59-year-old has enjoyed a long ... [Published FE Week - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Major data centre upgrade for Milton Keynes College

Milton Keynes College has taken steps to modernise its data centre infrastructure.The further education centre has upgraded its IT to overcome service difficulties and ensure staff and students are able to get online from a variety of mobile devices.Historically, ... [Published Comms express - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Milton Keynes College expecting flood of apprenticeship applications

Staff at Milton Keynes College are bracing themselves for a deluge of applications to take up apprenticeships in subjects as diverse as engineering, hairdressing, customer service and video marketing.The popularity of apprenticeships in recent years has ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Milton Keynes College sows seeds for a Green future

Milton Keynes College, one of the fastest-growing colleges in the UK, has selected Dell to revamp its IT infrastructure. Through a new networking solution, Dell has worked with the college to deliver high-speed wireless access across the campus and reduce ... [Published DCS UK - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Colleges asked to step in after private firm reveals plans to walk away from £17m contract

The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) is looking for a general FE college to step in after a major private provider pulled out early from London’s £17m prison education contract,  FE Week  can reveal.In the latest example of a college taking on provision where ... [Published FE Week - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Milton Keynes College offers post-GCSE advice to students

MK College is holding Advisory Days today and Friday at Chaffron Way Campus between 10am and 6pm, to help students decide what to study and where after receiving their results. ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Milton Keynes Colleges bucks national trend with best ever A Level results

In spite of a national fall in pass rates students at Milton Keynes College have recorded the best results in the institution’s history. ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

A letter to the new Skills Minister

The Government ministerial reshuffle last month brought in a wave of female talent to the Cabinet. This is very welcome. Research evidence seems to indicate that diverse boards result in better decision-making. The reshuffle also moved some middle ranking ... [Published FEnews.co.uk - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons from America: why colleges must collaborate rather than compete

_ In May, I was part of a group of vice chancellors that visited America to learn how its education institutions are tackling the challenges of globalisation.The visit offered a window into Chicago's higher education system, including the city's community ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]

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"Before this project started, we had hundreds of help-desk calls that were open. But because our IT is reliable and has redundancy built in, that number has fallen to a couple of dozen" he explained
"Thanks to the networking redesign with Dell we are able to provide an improved service to our students and we're already receiving positive feedback" said Daniel Hidlebaugh, director of IT development and emerging technologies at Milton Keynes College

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Social Mobility and the Productivity Conundrum [Published FEnews.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Dr Julie Mills, CEO and Principal of Milton Key... [Published East Midlands Business News - Sep 15 2014]
Writing off ‘Slow’ label with active learning c... [Published FE Week - Sep 15 2014]
Major data centre upgrade for Milton Keynes Col... [Published Comms express - Aug 29 2014]
Milton Keynes College expecting flood of appren... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 28 2014]
Milton Keynes College sows seeds for a Green fu... [Published DCS UK - Aug 28 2014]
Milton Keynes College improves BYOD network and... [Published Computing.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Milton Keynes College overhauls data centre to ... [Published Computerworld UK - Aug 27 2014]
Colleges asked to step in after private firm re... [Published FE Week - Aug 26 2014]
Milton Keynes College offers post-GCSE advice t... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 24 2014]
Milton Keynes Colleges bucks national trend wit... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Aug 15 2014]
A letter to the new Skills Minister [Published FEnews.co.uk - Aug 11 2014]
Lessons from America: why colleges must collabo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
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